The Chosen Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) 2013 Fall Grant applications are now available online at

CVCF fall grants are awarded for the betterment of individuals that reside in the Chatfield community school district. Grants considered must provide for projects that are charitable, religious, educational, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition and preventing cruelty to children or animals.

In 2013, small grants of less than $500 are available.

Completed applications must be mailed to Chosen Valley Community Foundation and postmarked no later than Thursday, Oct. 31. Mail to Chosen Valley Community Foundation, PO Box 552, Chatfield, MN 55923.

All applications will be reviewed by the Chosen Valley Community Foundation Board at its November meeting. Grant recipient announcements will be made public in December.

The Chosen Valley Community Foundation hopes to be well known for its efforts to inspire, sustain and enhance the quality of life for the Chatfield community's residents, from the youngest to the oldest. The Foundation will achieve this goal by facilitating, supporting and acting as a catalyst for community growth as it works synergistically with and through community partners. Visit the foundation's website at