Throughout it’s seven year history, The Miner Foundation has funded projects in it’s program interest areas, which 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 for regional, national or international charitable purposes.
In seven years of grantmaking (2013 through 2019), grants have totaled over $653,892.
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 multi-year awards have been made.