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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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29

May

Nearly 200 students awarded $326,000 in scholarships from Saginaw Community Foundation

A total of $326,000 in scholarships was awarded to 192 high school, college, and nontraditional students at the Saginaw Community Foundation’s recent Excellence in Education event.   “The purpose of the annual Excellence in Education event is to recognize, award and inspire students who have earned scholarships from the Saginaw Community Foundation,” said LeeAnn Martuch,

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14

May

Spring Into Service brings together high school students for the community

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

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17

Apr

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

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,

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17

Jan

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

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

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09

Jan

Saginaw Community Foundation in top philanthropic tier nationally

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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