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Cleo M. Purdy Endowment

A Central Lake native, Cleo Purdy's passion for children and young families lives on because of her generous heart and thoughtful planning. Supporting programming for preschool, playgroups, and family engagement, her gift will continue to impact generations of families.

Gifts great and small make a meaningful difference in the communities we treasure. By aligning our gifts with what means the most to us, we can create a lasting and personal impression.

What impression will you make? Let's give it forward, together.

Elk Rapids Scholarship Endowment

The Elk Rapids Scholarship Endowment supports annual scholarship awards for graduating seniors from Elk Rapids High School who plan to attend a post-secondary educational institution and that have a minimum 3.75 GPA.


  • Must be a graduating senior of Elk Rapids High School.
  • Must be planning to enter a four-year or more college program.  A portion of the program may be completed at a community college.  Candidate must hold a minimum GPA of 3.75.
  • The student must maintain a 2.5 GPA in college studies in order to retain the scholarship for the full four years,
  • Two written letters of recommendation (PDFs preferred) must be submitted via email to gthornbury@gtrcf.org no later than the application deadline of March 1.



Fund Details
Theme: Education
Counties Served: Antrim

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