22

Jun

It Takes a Village: Lawnchair Film Festival

For the past 14 years, hundreds if not thousands of folks have been gathering in a parking lot in Old Town Saginaw on Sunday evenings during the summer. They bring blankets, chairs and even an occasional sofa to enjoy movies projected on a screen attached to the side of a building. The free event: The

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22

Jun

It Takes a Village: Angels Among Us, Inc.

From a national perspective, most municipal animal shelters no longer have the means or the readiness to support the persistently high number of felines arriving at their facilities. Locally here in Saginaw County, our animal control shelter shares in these statistics. Annually, Saginaw County Animal Control Center admits more felines than they can humanely house

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22

Jun

It Takes a Village: Hartley Outdoor Education Center

The sounds. The woods. The wildlife. A simple mention of the name “Hartley” brings a smile to most faces with the memories of a first trip to the wooded outdoor education center located in St. Charles during elementary school.   “If you were a student in Saginaw County, coming to Hartley was an iconic part

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22

Jun

It Takes a Village: Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy

Imagine easily accessible kayak and canoe launches, woodland trails, and regularly programmed events for youth to play and learn in nature, all integrated into existing urban environments. A grant awarded last year to the Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy for its Outdoor Urban Recreation (O.U.R.) Saginaw hopes to transform vacant, neglected, or under-utilized spaces into portals

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28

Mar

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $237,625 in 1st Quarter 2017

Between Jan. 13 – Mar. 17, 2017, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $237,624.62 supporting 30 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes.   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

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28

Mar

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $863,443 in latest grant cycle

Between June 11 – Dec. 16, 2016, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $863,443.38 supporting 70 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes.   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

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19

Jan

Employment Opportunity: Scholarship Program Assistant

Employment Opportunity: Scholarship Program Assistant   Saginaw Community Foundation administers over 190 scholarships that are accessible with one online application. This process opens on November 1 and closes on February 15. The Scholarship Program Assistant will work with the Program Officer and the Database Manager to ensure that all scholarship awards are made in accordance

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19

Jul

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $201,173.50 in latest grant cycle

    Between Mar. 11 – June 10, 2016, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $201,173.50 supporting 95 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes.   “Every person who has supported the foundation – whether through donations, volunteering or advocacy – has helped us give much needed support to area programs.

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27

Jun

Investment Performance Update // June 27, 2016

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24

Jun

Canine Connections

Saginaw Police K9 Units provide vital public safety functions Back in 2010, illegal drug use began to skyrocket in the community of Standish, especially in the high school. With an immediate need to eradicate this growing problem, Arenac County resident Jody Wilk began to take steps to reinstate a K9 unit for the Sherriff’s Department.

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