05

Oct

Fund helps keep young dancers in class

The following is from the September 2012 issue of Cornerstone, the newsletter of the Lucy R. Allen Cornerstone Club. Download the PDF or read the articles online.   The Nancy Claramunt Dance Foundation Fund was recently set up by Morrall and Nancy Claramunt to help support young dancers. Recently, three young dancers in the region received funds to

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05

Oct

President’s Report: The season of change

The following is from the September 2012 issue of Cornerstone, the newsletter of the Lucy R. Allen Cornerstone Club. Download the PDF or read the articles online.   Fall is upon us, and signs of change are developing quickly. The falling temperatures, the color of the leaves and even the clothes in our closets signal that a different

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04

Oct

Giving Back: Unrestricted funds

The following is from the September 2012 issue of Cornerstone, the newsletter of the Lucy R. Allen Cornerstone Club. Download the PDF or read the articles online.   Unrestricted funds help address a broad range of local needs – including future needs that often cannot be anticipated at the time your gift is made.   The Saginaw Community

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04

Oct

New grant program aims to improve community

The following is from the September 2012 issue of Cornerstone, the newsletter of the Lucy R. Allen Cornerstone Club. Download the PDF or read the articles online.   Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change you want to see in the world.”   With the new Board of Directors Community Improvement Initiative, the Saginaw Community Foundation

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27

Sep

Thank you to our volunteers

Our volunteers are amazing. They serve on boards and committees. They help us make decisions that affect the community. They help us review and score hundreds of scholarship applications. These people are our advocates and supporters.   We recently thanked our volunteers with the foundation’s first Volunteer Appreciation BBQ. It was a perfect 70-degree September

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25

Sep

Free college information night on Oct. 22

The process of applying to colleges, finding scholarships and writing essays can be daunting. But, knowledge is power! Each year, we help put on “Knowledge for College,” a free information night for high school juniors, seniors and parents. Join us on Oct. 22 to get the information you need for your college and scholarship applications.

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12

Jul

Saginaw Community Foundation honors philanthropists, volunteers

Our philanthropists and volunteers work hard to build our community. The Saginaw Community Foundation honors its outstanding philanthropists and volunteers each year at the Annual Celebration in June.   Joe Madison was honored with the Frank N. Andersen Spirit of Philanthropy Award, which was established in 1994 in honor of the great philanthropist.   “The

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03

Jul

Grants help Saginaw High students find a path to college

The Saginaw Community Foundation granted $49,863 this quarter to support 10 programs and projects in Saginaw County.   Regents of the University of Michigan was granted $7,500 from the At-Risk Youth Fund for the Michigan College Advising Corps (MCAC) at Saginaw High School.   “MCAC helps increase the number of low-income, first-generation and underrepresented students

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22

Jun

Saginaw Community Foundation launches new initiative with a focus on making a broad community impact

The Saginaw Community Foundation has announced a new community improvement initiative, which will grant $25,000 to a selected project in the community each year. An additional $5,000 can be added if the initial grant is matched.   With this initiative, Foundation President and CEO Reneé Johnston seeks to create a funding vehicle that will enable

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01

Jun

Deindorfor Woods Park restored for community with the help of a Consumers Energy Foundation matching grant

The restoration of Deindorfer Woods Park in Saginaw is nearly complete thanks in part to a Consumers Energy Foundation matching grant, as well as grants from Saginaw Community Foundation, The Dow Chemical Company, Harvey Randall Wickes Foundation, Citizens Bank, Morley Foundation, Frank N. Andersen Foundation, Allen E. & Marie A. Nickless Memorial Foundation, Wickson-Link Memorial

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