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John N. Barnes Environmental Education Endowment

In his 24 years of life, John expressed his passion for the outdoors and beauty of Benzie County. 

The endowment in his memory was established in 1993, allowing his spirit to live on through grants supporting environmental education in Benzie County communities and preserving his passion for generations to come.

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Gene's Auto Parts for Grand Traverse Academy Scholarship Endowment

This Endowment supports annual scholarship awards for graduating seniors from Grand Traverse Academy and/or children of Gene’s Auto Parts employees that are planning to pursue a post-secondary education (including trade and vocational schools) and that demonstrate financial need.


  • Primarily for seniors of Grand Traverse Academy and/or Gene's Auto Parts employees' children who are graduating seniors.
  • Assists students pursuing continuing education at the college, university, technical, or trade school level.
  • Student must have financial need.



Fund Details
Theme: Education
Counties Served: Grand Traverse

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