Monday, April 28, 2014

forward thinking grant

We are pleased to announce that our quarterly Forward Thinking Partnership Program grant has been awarded to Jackson Storyfest. Jackson Storyfest received $1,000.00 to help fund the twenty-seventh annual cultural and educational storytelling event. Teachers, students, and the general public are welcome. This free event promotes literacy, listening skills, and develops a greater cross-cultural understanding. Jackson Storyfest encourages imagination and helps people to realize that everyone is a storyteller.

“Michigan Community Credit Union’s Forward Thinking Partnership Program was developed in recognition of years of support from our local educational community,” said Liz Hoffius, Marketing Manager of the credit union. “The program helps great educational ideas and projects become reality through financial assistance.” To qualify, projects or ideas must be educationally related and enrich the lives of students/participants. Funding examples include: classroom materials, special educational or enrichment programs, playground or more recreational equipment, library or media materials, special speakers or assemblies, etc. Additionally, the project or idea must provide a benefit to a significant portion of Michigan Community Credit Union’s membership or potential membership and/or the communities in which they live.

For an application or to learn more about Michigan Community Credit Union’s Forward Thinking Partnership Program, contact our Marketing Department at 517.787.2060, ext. 3731 or e-mail Completed applications may be returned via e-mail or postal mail. Deadlines for consideration are the end of each fiscal quarter: March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31.

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