January 14, 2011 –
MAYETTA: The Charitable Contributions Committee has announced that 20 organizations will receive a 4th quarter distribution from the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation totaling $83,365. For the complete list click here.
The Charitable Contributions Committee is comprised of six tribal members who recommend to the Tribal Council on giving outside donations based on certain criteria. Areas that are focused on when determining the distribution of funds include groups involved in education, health and community services, environmental protection and preservation, and religious organizations that have an impact on the spiritual wellness and quality of life for all.
The Nation continually strives to build relationships with neighboring communities and strives to be responsible citizens. Sponsorships of community events and organizations are distributed four times a year during the third week of January, April, July and October.
For more information on how to apply and download an application packet for an award go to http://www.pbpindiantribe.com/charitable-contributions.aspx