TRCF now accepting grant applications

The Three Rivers Community Foundation is accepting applications for the 2013 grants round until July 19. Applications are available online at

TRCF will award grants of up to $7,500 each in one or more of the four following areas: social, cultural and leisure; public issues and information; human services; and education and lifelong learning.

The foundation, which started in 1989, has given more than $400,000 in grants and scholarships to organizations and students in its service area. The mission is to improve the quality of life in the area and strengthen the community by developing, investing and distributing funds, and encouraging leadership. The foundation supports charitable organizations throughout the Elk River Area School District and the communities of Elk River, Otsego, Rogers and Zimmerman.