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Youth may request funding for a variety of purposes outside of tribal programs, including:
• Sport fees (registration, equipment, shoes)
• Music, dance and theatre lessons
• Instrument purchase and rental
• Language lessons
• Camps (sports, band, art, academic) and related travel fees
• Educational, cultural and class trips
• Testing fees
• Driver's education
• Senior pictures
• School supplies and book deposits (school clothes NOT included)
• Regalia and youth drum

All applications must include the following information:
• Completed application
• Copy of student's tribal card (expired cards not accepted)
• Proof of income (most recent check stub, tax forms, W‐2, etc.)
• Invoice, registration, or brochure/literature with organization's name and costs or receipt of payment

ALL documents MUST be submitted to: Laura Porterfield, Administrative Assistant, Education, 523 Ashmun Street, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 906-632-6789. Questions? Email Laura or call 906-635-6050 Ext. 26332.

Youth Development Fund Application 2016.pdf

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