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Media Alert: Excellence in Education

18

May

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What: Annual Excellence in Education event Why: Recognizing, awarding and inspiring students who have earned scholarships from the Saginaw Community Foundation. Also, honoring the donors who established scholarship funds at the foundation. When: Monday, May 21, 20125:30 to 8 p.m.  Where: Horizons Conference Center6200 State StreetSaginaw Charter Township, MI 48603   Who: Hosted by the

Fact Sheet: Excellence in Education

18

May

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Facts This year, $326,000 will be awarded in scholarships to 192 recipients.   Since 1987, the foundation has awarded more than $2.6 million to students.   The foundation currently administers about 150 scholarships.   People can begin applying for 2012-2013 scholarships on Nov. 1, 2012.   Quotes “The purpose of the annual Excellence in Education

Spring Into Service brings together high school students for the community

14

May

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More than 200 volunteers from 18 area high schools are expected to join together to clean, paint and prune at the Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square on Thursday, May 17, as part of the annual Spring Into Service event.   Spring Into Service, a joint effort between multiple Saginaw agencies, is celebrating its tenth year

Saginaw Community Foundation grants more than $65,000 to support programs in the county

17

Apr

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The Saginaw Community Foundation granted $65,634 this quarter to support 13 programs and projects in Saginaw County.   “We strive to grant funds to support programs that will truly make a difference in our communities,” said Reneé Johnston, president and CEO of the foundation. “Every person who has supported the foundation – whether through donations,

Help Saginaw’s youth earn scholarships: Volunteers needed to help score scholarship applications

05

Mar

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The Saginaw Community Foundation seeks community members to help review scholarship applications.   During March, volunteers will review a packet of applications and score the students in 10 different areas – such as leadership, volunteer service, extracurricular activities and essays – according to the provided guidelines.   “The review process can be completed in just

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $10,000 to support CAN Council’s Great Start University program

17

Jan

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Child abuse has been listed as one of Saginaw County’s top health concerns by the Department of Public Health’s Community Health Assessment. There were 1,195 confirmed victims of abuse in Saginaw County in 2009, according to KIDS COUNT Data Center.   One of CAN Council Great Lakes Bay Region’s newest programs, Great Start University, supports

Saginaw Community Foundation in top philanthropic tier nationally

09

Jan

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The Saginaw Community Foundation recently received notification that it has met the nation’s highest philanthropic standards for operational quality, integrity and accountability.   The National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations Program requires community foundations to document their policies for donor services, investments, grantmaking and administration. The notice comes from the Council on Foundations, a national

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