MENOMINEE — The M&M Area Community Foundation will accept winter grant applications Jan. 17-31.

The organization focuses on three funding categories during its winter grant cycle.

The Alcohol and Drugs Fund provides support to increase awareness of alcohol and drug abuse prevention, to provide educational materials and resources, to assist law enforcement and to support treatment programs.

The Crivitz Area Giving Fund supports programs and projects in the Crivitz area.

The Philanthropy Fund supports projects in Marinette and Menominee counties designed to “Pay It Forward.” Local donors’ charitable contributions provides the grant funding.

For information about the winter grants, people may visit the organization’s website at

For information on contributing, people may contact Paula Gruszynski, executive director of the M&M Community Foundation, at 906-864-3599.