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Family of Funds

The following funds, part of the Cook County Community Family of Funds, address the changing needs of our region.

Beverly R. Uhrhammer Memorial Library Fund provides funds to the Grand Marais Public Library for purchasing high quality children’s printed books to add to circulation.

Birch Grove Foundation Fund will support efforts to sustain community-based elementary education.

Cook County Community Temporary Fund supports the activities of the Cook County Community Fund.

Cook County Higher Education Fund will support the programs of Cook County Higher Education.

Daniel Patrick Riley Memorial Scholarship Fund provides financial support to high school graduates of Cook County High School, in Grand Marais, who wish to pursue an education in Liberal Arts.

Frank G. DeMaio Fund enables three schools in Cook County to provide instruction of Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL).

Grand Marais Public Library Fund will support the continued operations of the Grand Marais Public Library.

Harris Family Fund provides support to nine nonprofit organizations which have been designated by the donors.

Mike and Nancy Carlson Family Fund addresses the region’s changing needs.

North House Folk School Endowment Fund ensures the school’s permanent financial viability and makes the campus an evermore dynamic place to learn.

Scott Hawkins Fund was created to allow the donor to participate actively in the grant-making process.

Tofte Historical Society Fund will support the continued operations of the Tofte Historical Society.

Violence Prevention Center Fund supports the Center’s mission of eliminating domestic and sexual violence against women, men, children and their families in Cook County.

WTIP Community Radio Fund supports this independent public community radio station with a mission to foster and build community connections, educate and inform the public, and provide entertainment through its broadcasts.