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Bernick Foundation grants include two area programs

Ten grants help support youth, education, health and wellness programs

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A ribbon-cutting was held last year for the Gull Lake Trail in Fairview Township.
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ST. CLOUD – The Bernick Family Foundation announced that $150,000 in grants was awarded to organizations and projects that go toward supporting youth, education and health and wellness programs within central Minnesota.

Eligible organizations were required to be a 501(c)(3) organization, school or governmental entity and serve one of the seven regions that Bernick's services.

The latest round of grants supported the following community projects, among many others:

  • $10,000 to Ski Gull Inc. for their Passport to Nature program.
  • $15,000 to Fairview Township for the Fairview trail project.

The Bernick Family Foundation established their first fund with the Central Minnesota Community Foundation in 1989. The Bernick's company and the Bernick family use their funds to support organizations that reflect the family’s core values, while providing leadership in responding to emerging community needs.

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