NEWSBRIEF: Shoreview Community Foundation announces 2019 grant recipients

The Shoreview Community Foundation, a philanthropic organization whose mission is to harness individual and group donations in the service of community needs, announced its 2019 grant recipients on May 13. 

The foundation’s advisory board worked in partnership with Minnesota Philanthropy Partners to select eight community organizations for this year’s awards:

• Gallery 96, to provide a workshop series of art presentations to the community. 

• Lake Owasso Neighborhood Group, to provide signage recognizing local, historic artifacts.

• Mounds View Community Theater, to assist with its summer production of “Man of La Mancha.” 

• Mounds View High School Diversity Council, to sponsor a multi-cultural festival.

• National Honor Society at Mounds View High School, to support a suicide and mental health awareness event.

• Shoreview Northern Lights Variety Band, to sponsor a community band festival in Shoreview.

• YMCA Get Summer program, to provide 400 teens in Shoreview with a free summer membership.

• Tubman, to support youth violence prevention and leadership development programs.

Over eight years, the foundation has issued over $95,000 in grants for community services in the Shoreview area. For more information, visit www.shoreviewcommunityfoundation.org or contact Nancy Hite, board chair, at hite.nancy@gmail.com.

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