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.
The Elk Rapids Area Community Endowment was established in 1996 by an anonymus Elk rapids woman who enjoyed the quality of life in the area. She wished to support, activites, facilities and programs in the Elk Rapids area so that others may enjoy the area as much as she did.
Grants awards may support projects that enhance the beauty of the Elk Rapids community, such as landscaping improvements for parks and open spaces; transportation to healthcare for the area residents; or other programs and services that provide public benefit.
2017 Amount Available: $11,185 Individual grant awards of up to $5,000 will be considered