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Duncan MacLaren Family Fund for the Performance Arts


The Duncan MacLaren Family Fund for the Performing Arts was established in 1990 by Duncan and Lillian MacLaren of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan in honor of family members who had passed away. The fund is designated to support University programming in the area of the Performing Arts.

The following are general guidelines used in considering applications:

  • Programming events that utilize these funds must occur on the University campus.
  • All applications must be submitted with the support of the College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences. Written letters of support from all supporting or co-sponsoring departments or programs of the College must be submitted with the applications. Multiple sponsorships are encouraged.
  • Student organizations may submit applications for funding. The application must be supported by one or more departments of the College of Arts, Letters, & Social Sciences and approved by the faculty or staff sponsor of the student group.
  • All applications must include an itemized budget. Accepted applicants are required to submit a final report by the end of the academic year in which the event occurs. This final report must include how the fund were spent and the total program budget for the event.
  • Recipients who do not submit final reports will not be considered for future grants until final reports are received by the Committee.
  • Recipients must provide a public relation/advertising plan, including ways to reach K-12 schools and the general public.
  • All advertising publications must be submitted to the LSSU Foundation for stewardship purposes.

Your Information

First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail Address:
Activity Information
Title of Activity:
Brief Description of Activity - Benefit to LSSU and Community:
Timeline of Activity:
Budget (itemize into the following categories: A. Materials and Supplies, B. Printing Costs, C. Software, D. Project-related Travel, E. Wages, F. Other Related Expenses):
Budget Justification - Briefly explain the need for items listed in your budget and any additional items that may be required:
Please also list other funding sources (department, state, local, out-of-pocket, etc.) that will be used for this activity:
Total Project Costs (required funds & other funding sources):
Indicate availability of facilities and equipment that the University will provide to use for this project:
Approvals (the following individuals will be contacted by email for project approval)
Dean/Immediate Supervisor:
Appropriate Vice President:
By checking this box, I agree that I have read the application guidelines and all information submitted is correct to the best of my knowledge.