October 2019 Grants
The Operation Round Up Trust Board met on October 21 and awarded grants totaling $20,627 for the final quarter of 2019.
Finlayson Giese Lions, Finlayson, MN:
$2,439 to assist with the purchase of a vison screening machine.
Fostering Families, Pine City, MN:
$1,000 to help purchase beds for foster families.
Initiative Foundation, Little Falls, MN:
$1,000 for general support of the organization’s mission.
Isle Police Department, Isle, MN:
$4,000 to help purchase officer-worn body cameras.
Trinity Lutheran Church, North Branch, MN:
$2,000 to help fund the North Branch Area Food Backpack Program.
Veterans Memorial Park, Cambridge, MN:
$3,000 for the Isanti County Veterans Memorial project.
Community Service award total: $13,439
EDUCATION AND YOUTH
Braham Elementary Parent Organization, Braham, MN:
$2,500 to purchase and install playground equipment for 4-6 grade students.
Just Kids Dental, Two Harbors, MN:
$1,000 to help purchase dental hygiene products for children.
Education and Youth award total: $ 3,500
Audubon Center of the North Woods, Sandstone, MN:
$3,688 to install a webcam at the osprey nest, allowing the study of this endangered species.