Mission: The great lakes energy people fund exists to support humanitarian, charitable, scientific, educational, community development, and benevolent purposes by making distributions to organizations qualifying under internal revenue code section 501(c)(3) or as tax exempt organizations. All of the organizations receiving the grants must apply for the grants and qualify accordingly to receive the distributions based upon various factors set forth by the board members of the fund. Approximately 60 grants were awarded during 2014.
Programs: Support for qualifying organizations - see further explanation as detailed in organization's "mission" and "primary exempt purpose" statement. Approximately 60 grants were made in 2014.