10

Apr

Passing the Leadership Baton

The Council of Michigan Foundations is hosting an event called “Passing the Baton: Effective Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leadership Transitions through Diversity and Inclusion.” This event will be held May 13, 2013 from 8:00AM to 5:00PM at Saginaw Valley State University.   Within philanthropy and the nonprofit sector, there exists the need and opportunity to help

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05

Apr

Junior League of Saginaw Valley Awarding Funds

The Junior League of Saginaw Valley (JLSV) is currently accepting enabling fund applications for projects focused on Children’s Health & Wellness. Applications are accepted in an ongoing process throughout the year.   The JLSV distributes enabling funds annually within the Great Lakes Bay Region to programs that provide a service within the community that are

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28

Feb

Music scholarship to help junior and high school students attend summer music programs in Michigan

  Applications for the William & Helen Kempf Music Scholarship, established in 2009 to honor two strong advocates of music education, are due Friday, March 15. The scholarship will help a Saginaw County student participate in a Michigan music camp or study.   The scholarship will provide up to $500 to help a student. Applicants

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13

Feb

Saginaw Community Foundation grants more than $45,000 to community programs and projects

The Saginaw Community Foundation granted $45,609.80 last quarter to support 12 programs and projects in Saginaw County.   “It is our goal to improve the quality of life in Saginaw County,” said Reneé Johnston, president and CEO of the foundation. “Each year, we infuse thousands of dollars back into the community. The grants from the

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12

Feb

We’re hiring: Marketing & Communications Officer

The Saginaw Community Foundation is hiring a full-time Marketing & Communications Officer. Cover letters and resumes are due by Tuesday, Feb. 19 (note: due to the outgoing date of the next HAPPO Michigan Report, resumes will be accepted until Friday, Feb. 22. But, please send your application in before that date if possible).    We’re seeking

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22

Jan

Important information about SCF grants

Kendra Kempf, program officer at the Saginaw Community Foundation, shares some important information about our grants. If you have questions, contact her at 989-755-0545 or kendra@saginawfoundation.org.    Grants Offered Through SCF If you’re planning to apply for a Saginaw Community Foundation grant this year, check out the grants and resources we have available to help

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18

Jan

12 Grantwriting Tips & Tricks

Yesterday, we hosted a grantwriting workshop to help the community learn how to develop an effective grant proposal. Here are a few highlights from Kendra Kempf, SCF’s program officer:   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

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14

Jan

We’re hiring!

The Saginaw Community Foundation is hiring a full-time administrative/finance assistant.   We’re looking for someone to: ● Maintain files and records ● Coordinate meetings ● Prepare documents, correspondence, minutes, letters, etc. ● Greet and director visitors ● Schedule appointments ● Assist with organizing events ● Respond to written and phone inquiries   Candidates should have a finance/accounting

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07

Jan

Donate unwanted cell phones to help Underground Railroad

We’re collecting unwanted cell phones to benefit Underground Railroad, Inc., which serves victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. The Underground Railroad will receive a contribution for every phone that is recycled by its partner in the program, Shelter Alliance. Some phones bring a return of as much as $30.   You can drop off your unwanted cell phones

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04

Jan

How the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 affects the philanthropic sector

The “fiscal cliff” had the potential to become the “storm of the century,” affecting the foundation, our donors and our constituents. To avoid the “fiscal cliff,” the president has signed the “American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.”    According to the Council on Foundations, key provisions affecting nonprofits and our donors include:    ● “The

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