HCCF Cycle I deadline is April 15

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that the Cycle I deadline for area nonprofits to apply for Make a Difference grants is April 15, 2013, at 5 p.m.

The Cycle II deadline is Oct. 15, 2013.

The grant program funds charitable projects that will create a positive impact on Huntington County and its residents in the areas of arts and culture, health and human services, recreation, community development and education.

Over $900,000 in Make a Difference grants have been awarded since 1997.

Other grant opportunities available during Cycle I are classroom education grants for Huntington County teachers, Hiner Family Funds grants to support culture and the arts, Stephanie Pyle "Spirit of the Community" grants and the Huntington County Community Network Technology grant.

Applications and guidelines for each are available online at www.huntingtoncff.org, by calling 356-8878 or visit the HCCF office at 356 W. Park Drive, Huntington.