Ferndale Community Foundation Grants Help Good Causes Grow

Ferndale Community Foundation Grants Help Good Causes Grow

(Crystal A. Proxmire, July 6, 2017)

Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Community Foundation awards grants each year to good causes through the community.  This year’s recipients are:

The Ferndale Housing Commission is installing community gardens at both Withington and Autumn House so residents can grow fresh vegetables. ($2,500)

Ferndale Elementary PTA is building a sensory garden for educational purposes and for a peaceful stop for students to experience. ($2,000)

The Ferndale Community Concert Band will be using the money for promotional materials. ($1,500)

The Ferndale DDA is using the grant to continue its public art program, particularly their award-winning Putting Art in Smart project. ($1,000)

Ferndale Youth Assistance is using the grant to fund safe night, especially for the middle schools. ($500)

The Ferndale Community Foundation raises money for grants like these with events and fundraisers such as Ferndale Pride.  Learn more about Ferndale Community Foundation at http://ferndalecf.org/.

 

Previous FCF Grant Awards Coverage:

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2016/Gr08/09/ferndale-community-foundation-awards-grants-to-local-groups/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/06/23/ferndale-community-foundation-awards-7600-in-grants-to-local-groups/

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