U.P. counties get humanities grants

May 14, 2013

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI--   Four Upper Peninsula nonprofit groups have received grants from the Michigan Humanities Council.  

Money is awarded annually to organizations that support cultural, educational and community-based public humanities programs. 

$15,000 was approved for the Calumet Theatre Company in Houghton County. 

In Chippewa County another $15,000 is slated for the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society; $2,930 is going to Lake Superior State University; and $5,674 is going to the Bayliss Public Library in the Soo.

For more information go to www.michiganhumanities.org.