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The Leelanau Township Community Foundation's history is rich with stories of how the foundation's efforts have made Northport, Omena and the surrounding countryside a better place to live. Since 1945 the LTCF has given over two million dollars in grants to the community in ways that change lives. While philanthropic efforts are tightly woven in the history of this area, the foundation is also very involved in its future.

Recent News from Leelanau Township Community Foundation


Grants From Leelanau Groups Hope to 'Move the Needle' on Housing in Leelanau County
Foundation: Leelanau Township Community Foundation

“It's a shared capacity model where we're hoping for a 50 percent philanthropy and 50 percent units of government to support a full-time...more

Northern Michigan Startup Week | 5/11/2022 | Event Calendar | The Ticker
Foundation: Leelanau Township Community Foundation

Presented by the Leelanau Township Community Foundation with Northport Arts ... More Info >> · 6:00 PM. Free Writing Workshop. "Let's...more

Venture North Handled $526,260 In 2021 COVID Relief Grants
Foundation: DTE Energy Foundation, Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, Leelanau Township Community Foundation, Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation

"It's a joy to work at Venture North," says the nonprofit's president. "For us, that joy comes from working arm-in-arm with hundreds of small businesses, community leaders, philanthropic interests...more

MOMENTUM: Grants, loans help many small businesses
Foundation: DTE Energy Foundation, Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, Leelanau Township Community Foundation

Local community foundations chipped in: Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, Petoskey-Harbor Springs Community...more

Leelanau Township Community Foundation Awards Grants to COVID Struggling Businesses
Foundation: Leelanau Township Community Foundation

The grants were for businesses struggling to keep their doors open because of the coronavirus pandemic. Northport Fitness received $5,000 from...more

Leelanau Twp. Community Foundation Awards Grants to Businesses Struggling Due to COVID-19
Foundation: Leelanau Township Community Foundation

The Leelanau Township Community Foundation awarded eight different local businesses grants. The grants were for businesses struggling to keep...more

Possible New Grants Manistee County Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
Foundation: Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, Leelanau Township Community Foundation

... Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, Huntington Bank, TCF, Leelanau Township Community Foundation and private...more

Regional resiliency fund awards grants to Leelanau Township businesses
Foundation: DTE Energy Foundation, Leelanau Township Community Foundation

As with all of our Regional Resiliency Fund grants, we relied on local leaders; in this case, the community foundation board members, to review...more

ETC in Brief: 08/03/2018
Foundation: Leelanau Township Community Foundation

NORTHPORT — Leelanau Township Community Foundation awarded grants to a variety of northern Michigan organizations. The winners:...more



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