The Frances Langford Fund for Martin County will award grants totaling $303,620 to seven local nonprofits to fund programs in 2018 and 2019, according to the Martin County Community Foundation.

The largest grant of $100,000 will go to Martin County HUGS, a new joint project of Alzheimer’s Community Care and Council on Aging of Martin County that will seek to make Martin County a dementia friendly community through a broad based public awareness and education campaign that will involve varied sectors, from law enforcement to retail.