The Whitefish Community Foundation’s annual Community Grant Program has awarded over $1.5 million to local nonprofits since the program was established in 2000. The 2017 Grant cycle received 39 applications requesting over $125,000 in funding. Grant Awards will be announced at the Community Grants Awards Ceremony at the Whitefish Lake Lodge on May 18th from 5:30-7:30 PM. Special awards that include a $2,500 grant will be presented to selected nonprofits in recognition of the Doris Schumm Community Spirit Award, Russ and Mary Jane Street Community Service Award, and the Jean Howard Memorial Award. This event is open to the public.