Foundation announces spring grant awards

The Luverne Area Community Foundation is excited to announce its Spring 2017 Grant Awards in the amount of $27,526.

The following awards were granted:


Health care:

•Sanford Luverne Medical $6,120 for a transvaginal probe.

•Luverne BackPack Program $5,000 for weekend nutrition needs for students.

•LIFT/Luverne Farmers Market $2,500 healthy eating program/family education.

•Rock County Agricultural Society $1,400 handwashing stations at the fairgrounds.

•Rock County Agricultural Society $500 AED machine with $500 match from Sanford Luverne.

•Luverne Public School $2,458 flu shot clinic.

•Hills-Beaver Creek School  $816 flu shot clinic.

•Lutheran Social Services $513 shelf stable meals for seniors.


Community general fund:

Atlas of Rock County $2,224 for security and beds for emergency short-term housing.

Luverne Senior Dining $105 for coolers for home-delivered meals.

Blue Mound Area Theater $1,690 for Missoula Children’s Theater experience.

•Blue Mound Area Theater $415 for signage stanchions.

•Rock County Community Library $285 director education.

•Luverne Street Music $1,000 PA system for performances.

Twice yearly the Luverne Area Community Foundation invites applications that will enhance the quality of life in the following areas:

•Arts and humanities

•Community and civic affairs

•Social and economic growth


•Support programs for people, youth to senior citizens

•Health and wellness

Not-for-profit organizations (either singly or as a consortium), government agencies, academic and research institutions located within the Luverne Area (Rock County) are among the organizations eligible to request support from the Luverne Area Community Foundation.

Deadline for Fall 2017 cycle is Sept 30.  You can find an application on our website at    Questions can be directed to Emily Crabtree, Executive Director LACF, 507-220-2424, or stop in at the office at 102 E. Main Street in Luverne.

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