Applications open for BOSS Snowplow’s Giving Project

IRON MOUNTAIN — BOSS Snowplow, a division of The Toro Company, is taking applications for its Annual Giving Project, which will award an area non-profit $5,000 and support from BOSS volunteers on the project volunteer day.

BOSS Snowplow requires non-profits to apply to be considered. The application period opened Thursday and will close at 5 p.m. Central time March 15.

The qualifications are:

— Must be a 501(c)(3), a unit of government or a school with a valid non-profit tax ID number;

— The project must be within 30 miles of the BOSS facility;

— The project should be completed by Oct. 31 of the year funds are granted.

— The project must produce tangible outcomes.

— Preference is given to projects that have a volunteer component in which BOSS employees can participate.

The proposed project should focus on beautification of grounds and outdoor recreation, specifically park areas and greenspaces; and tangible/visible results creating healthy and sustainable outdoor environments.

To apply, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2020bossgiving. A final decision and announcement will be made in April.

BOSS Snowplow, a division of The Toro Company, is a leader in the snow and ice management business. BOSS products are designed and manufactured in Iron Mountain.