The Miner Foundation’s current program interest areas have been funded throughout its over six years history. These funding areas are: K-12 aid in developing talents, self-esteem, ingenuity, work ethic, education, and health of children and/or youth. The board will occasionally fund a special project outside these categorical areas and/or for regional, national or international charitable purposes.
In three years of grantmaking (2013 through 2015), grants have totaled over $407,223.
Grants have ranged from $500 to $50,000. Most are in the range from $5,000 to $15,000 and recent average (median) is $10,000. Most grants are for a one-year period although a few multy-year awards have been made.