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The Pokagon Fund Announces Major Grant to Help Revitalize Downtown New Buffalo

New Buffalo, MI, September 30, 2016 - The Pokagon Fund is pleased to announce that it will support the City of New Buffalo with $1.6 million in funding for its Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The project, which is expected to take approximately 18 months, will help improve both the look and utility of the city’s commercial and nearby residential districts.

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The Pokagon Fund—Embracing the Future

New Buffalo, MI, September 8, 2016

Dear Friends of The Pokagon Fund,

In the last eight years, The Pokagon Fund has had the opportunity and privilege to disperse more than $22 million to an extraordinarily wide range of organizations, including yours. Through the generosity of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi citizens and with your help, we have been able to enrich the lives of thousands of our community’s residents and visitors.

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The Pokagon Fund Expands Hartford’s Connection to Global Information and Knowledge

New Buffalo, MI, July 22, 2016 - Millions of Americans use computers in public libraries on a daily basis to access essential information, engage in distant learning, apply for jobs and passports, or advertise their business. According to a recent study released by the Information Use Management and Policy Institute at Florida State University, 85% of libraries say they are not able to meet demand for computers at certain times of the day. 

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Harbor Country® Summer Day Camp Allows Parents to Unwind

New Buffalo, MI, July 20, 2016 - Long, lazy summer days are perfect for discovery, exploration, and unbridled joy, especially for children. Thanks to a $65,000 grant from The Pokagon Fund, families throughout Harbor Country are dropping off their school-age campers at the New Buffalo Middle/High School every day to learn, laugh and play.  “Attending the Harbor Country Summer Day Camp is a wonderful way for children to keep their minds and bodies active,” said Donna Messinger, Board Member of The Pokagon Fund and mother of two boys aged 10 and 11 who are returning for their third summer as campers.

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