In 2015-2016, the Club Board approved $19,500 of funding for all 15 service organizations that applied.  In past years the requests exceeded the funds available.  Our 2016 Local Grant allocations were made and distributed as follows, based on club member voting:
 
 
Organization
EMRC Sponsor
Grant Award
 
 
1
Matter
Laura Fixsen/Jeremy Newhouse
$3,000
 
2
Edina Challenge
Tom Gump
$3,000
 
3
Edina ABC
Sheila Carrington
$3,000
 
4
Bridging
Bob Schriver
$1,000
 
5
Oasis for Youth
Heather Haen Anderson
$1,000
 
6
Connecting with Kids
Heather Haen Anderson
$1,000
 
7
Volunteers of America
Paula Hart
$1,000
 
8
Edina Ed Fund
John Sorteberg
$1,000
 
9
Senior Community Services
Ted Field
$1,000
 
10
VEAP
Mary Brindle
$1,000
 
11
Youth Impact Racing
Mark Shockey
$1,000
 
12
Edina Community Foundation
Dick Crocket
$750
 
13
YMCA
Mary Lokowich
$750
 
14
Sojourner Project
Sue Mickelberg
$500
 
15
Beacon Interfaith
Bernie Beaver
$500
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$19,500
 
 
Thanks to all who participated in our local grant award process!
 
Serving together,
 
Rob Laughlin
EMRC Foundation Club Liaison
 
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