Saginaw Community Foundation grants $410,798 in 3rd Quarter 2017

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September 26, 2017

Between June 9 – Sept. 12, 2017, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $410,798 supporting 26 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes. Through the first three quarters of 2017, SCF has granted $939,034.

 

Organizations interested in applying for a grant through SCF can learn more at our Grants page, or contact Kendra Kempf, program officer, at (989) 755-0545 or via email

  



 

The following SCF funds provided designated and donor advised (non-competitive) grants, June 9 – Sept. 12, 2017:

 



 

Bierlein Family Diabetes Fund – $1,500

JDRF (Junior Diabetes Foundation)

 


 

Community Advancement Network Fund – $20,566

Business Education Coordinating Council – Capacity Building: Fund Development Plan – $3,240
Pit & Balcony – Capacity Building: Strategic Planning – $5,994
Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra – Capacity Building: Strategic Planning – $5,500
Saginaw Choral Society – Capacity Building: Strategic Planning – $5,832

 


 

Dow Community Gives – $5,000

Boy Scout Troop 304 – $1,000
First Ward Community Center (Saginaw Gators Basketball Team) – $1,000
Jump Fresh Youth Academy – $1,000
Merrill High School Volleyball Team – $1,000

 


 

Elizabeth Eddy Fund – $37,500

Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine – research of Dr. Stanley on Laryngeal issues – $7,500
Saginaw Art Museum – Ruth and Ted Braun Endowment – $30,000

 


 

Hall of Fame Bean Bunny Fund – $1,733

Saginaw Valley Historic Preservation Society – restoration and display of the late-1940s Carrollton Bar neon sign

 


 

Mudd Family Historic Preservation Fund – $1,687

Saginaw Valley Historic Preservation – maintenance of the Old Saginaw City Historic Sign Park

 


 

Nexteer Education Fund – $5,000

Bridgeport High School – CNC machine

 


 

Carl H., Jr. and Sandra Werth Fund – $268,500

Saginaw Intermediate School District College Advisor Fund (SCF) – $250,000
Youth First (SCF) – $10,000
Grants for Excellence (SCF) – $4,000
United Way of Saginaw County – Americorps STEM program – $4,500

 

 



 

The following organizations received grants to support programs/projects via various competitive grants available through SCF:



 

 

Child and Family Services of Saginaw County – $8,840

($4,757 from the Mental Health Fund; $3,183 from the SCF Unrestricted Fund; $900 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Support

 


 

Friends of Rauchholz Memorial Library – $15,000

(from the SCF Unrestricted Fund)
Building a New Library to Meet the Community’s Needs

 


 

Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan – $7,500

($6,600 from the SCF Unrestricted Fund; $900 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
Saginaw County Community Outreach

 


 

North Saginaw Township Little League (SCF) – $15,000

(from the SCF Unrestricted Fund)
Sam Merrill Memorial Pavilion

 


 

Saginaw Valley State University – $12,672

($12,172 from the SCF Unrestricted Fund; $500 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
2017-18 Great Lakes Bay Region Youth Leadership Institute

 


 

SEEDS – $10,000

($8,000 from the SCF Unrestricted Fund; $2,000 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
SEEDS Youth Conservation Corporation

 






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