Three Rivers Area Community Foundation awards grants

The Three Rivers Area Community Foundation awarded more than $18,000 to six area non-profit organizations during its 2014 annual grant cycle.

The Five Star Life program was awarded a $5,000 grant to help cover a portion of the costs of curriculum, coaching and supplies for the 2014-2015 academic year at Three Rivers Middle School.

Three Rivers Area Mentoring was awarded $3,000 to help support its after-school program over the course of the next year.

The Three Rivers Food Site was awarded $4,500 to assist area residents with basic and emergency food, and personal-care supplies.

CINO (*culture is not optional) was awarded $2,000 to help fund the construction of an outdoor pavilion at the Huss Project to better facilitate outdoor programming.

The Three Rivers Farmers’ Market was awarded $1,800 for staffing, programming and advertising purposes in the upcoming season.

Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services was awarded a $2,500 grant to help support domestic- and sexual-abuse prevention program for middle, high-school, and college-aged students.

Grantees are required to provide a 25 percent fund match to show commitment, vested interest and encourage community partnerships.

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