Forest, wildlife grant applications due soon

ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund is accepting grant applications for awards to be made this spring.

Eligible non-profit organizations and sub-divisions of government are eligible to submit applications to the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula.

Grant applications can be obtained at the Community Foundation office at 2420 First Ave. S., Suite 101, Escanaba; the foundation’s website at; or by calling the foundation’s office at 1-906-789-5972 or e-mailing

Those interested in obtaining a grant must have an original and three copies turned in to the office before 4 p.m. Eastern time April 1.

All those requesting grants from the foundation will be notified in writing as to whether or not they have been successful in receiving their grant request.

Members of the Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund Committee will make their grant recommendations to the full board of trustees of the foundation at their regularly scheduled board meeting at the end of April, said Greg Sudderth, grants committee chairman.