$202,300 in Community Investment Grants Announced

Destination Door County has just announced its 5th round of Community Investment grants as they awarded a total of $202,300 to four local projects. Recipients included two local units of government and two nonprofit organizations, and these projects will benefit both local residents and visitors to Door County.
The County of Door is receiving $92,850 towards putting in an open-air pavilion at Sturgeon Bay’s John Miles County Park, providing space for live music, community gatherings, and other large events, rain or shine. The Sturgeon Bay School District is receiving $80,000 towards the installation of a new modern ADA. Accessible playground at Sunrise School to be enjoyed by students, residents, and visitors. The group Friends of Potawatomi State Park was awarded $22,500 towards a new accessible kayak launch. And the fourth grant, worth $6,950, is going to Bjorklunden in Baileys Harbor to help install improved parking lot lighting around the main lodge.
There are three more of these Community Investment grant funding opportunities in 2024 with the next application deadline being June 24th. Any interested Door County municipality or nonprofit is encouraged to arrange a meeting with the Door County Community Foundation to discuss your grant idea before submitting an application. For more information you can go online to communityinvestmentfund.org.

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