The Algoma Shanty Days Committee seeks applicants for the 2017 Endowment Funds. Each year the committee donates money from Shanty Days profits, including those generated by gate admissions, food sales, etc. Previously, the Shanty Days committee has supplied funding for the Friends of the Ahnapee Trail, Algoma Community Band, Kewaunee County Food Pantry, Algoma High School music program and others as a way of giving back to the community. Requests are due on or before Feb. 4. The application is available at algomachamber.org/shanty-days.