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Jan

Dow Promise Grant – Spring Grant Webinar

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                        The local Dow Promise Steering Team will be hosting the Spring Grant Webinar Info Session on Jan. 22 from 3-4 P.M. During the session, team members will review important information around creating a great application, do’s and don’ts of submissions and a Q&A period.

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11

Dec

We are impact

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Saginaw Community Foundation is unique in its mission. It serves all of Saginaw County and it doesn’t focus on one program or cause.   Instead, it provides a means for anyone and everyone to make a philanthropic impact on the community. This can be done through more than 450 existing funds and scholarship programs …

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25

Oct

Rookie and friends put on a special show

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Rookie and friends put on a special show From Saginaw Community Foundation’s 1999 Annual Report   Saginaw Police Officer Joaquin Guerrero and Rookie, his police dog, have a message for area school children: don’t mess with drugs. Together, they travel to area schools and churches using skits and songs to deliver their anti-drug and anti-violence

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16

Sep

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  Close your eyes and imagine Saginaw County in the future. 10 years. 20 years. 50 years. Do you see a community with a robust arts culture? Do you see safe places for children to play? Do you see opportunities for residents to pursue higher education via scholarships? Do you see neighborhoods strengthened, health safeguarded

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22

Aug

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  Kendra Kempf, SCF’s program officer, offers these 12 tips and tricks on how to develop an effective grant proposal:   1. Honesty is always the best policy. Don’t risk your credibility by trying to “spin” parts of your application or proposal   2. Provide supporting research for the immediate & surrounding areas that will

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16

Aug

Putting good food to use in the Great Lakes Bay Region

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It is a simple concept. Don’t waste food and if you have extra, get it to people that can use it. It’s what our parents taught us. For years, HIDDEN HARVEST has done just that. More than 20 million pounds of healthy and nutritious food items have been distributed to hunger relief agencies since 1994.

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13

Aug

Bringing new life to an old gem: The Deindorfer Woods restoration

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It all started in 2009, with a handful of volunteers armed with shovels, rakes and a lot of energy. Members of the Northmoor Neighborhood Association were determined to take back their park. The park they had in mind was Deindorfer Woods. Once a 20-acre haven for nature lovers, it had become overgrown and uninhabitable. Over

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05

Aug

State of Michigan Charitable Gaming Division to conduct area training meeting

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Only certain nonprofit organizations are eligible to be licensed to conduct bingos, raffles, and to sell charity game tickets. The State of Michigan Charitable Gaming Division is hosting an area training meeting on August 6 from 1-4 p.m. to review the most current information regarding these fundraising opportunities. The training will take place at the Boys

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10

Jul

Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs hosting free grant guidelines workshop in Saginaw

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The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) has announced its grant program workshop schedule in anticipation of projected funding increases for the Fiscal Year 2014 program.     “We are very excited about the support we have received from Governor Rick Snyder, his administration and the legislature,” said MCACA Executive Director John Bracey.

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03

Jul

A FORCE for a livelier community

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The FORCE Youth Advisory Committee comprises youth between 14 and 21 who grant funds to enrich the lives of other youth in Saginaw County and to improve the overall community.   In 2012, FORCE granted funds to programs that affected various Saginaw County children and teens. FORCE was established in 1992 as a result of

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