First Night Port Huron presented 10 years of visual and performing arts, during the annual New Year’s Eve festival. First Night has grant money available to help other non-profit organizations who want to advance the arts in the Blue Water Area. They are offering grants of $1,000 to $4,000 to an organization, or organizations. The dollars can be used for any purpose that emphasizes Port Huron’s community spirit and makes it a better place to live and play. Special consideration will be given to an organization that will continue the work of First Night, or a similar event. Interested applicants should send a written request to First Night. Your request should include a detailed plan of the intended usage of the grant dollars as well as a description of your organization including mission statement, list of board members, proof of non-profit status, and contact information. We will accept applications until September 30th. Award winners will be notified by October 31st.