24

Jun

Invent Now // Camp Invention

Area school districts partner to host summer STEM camps During the summer of 2015, elementary students in Saginaw participated in the weeklong Camp Invention, an educational program of North Canton, Ohio based Invent Now, Inc. The camp is a weeklong summer program led by local teachers in over 1,300 schools nationwide. Its curricula focused on

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14

Jun

Frank N. Andersen Spirit of Philanthropy Award

B. J. Humphreys 2016 Frank N. Andersen Spirit of Philanthropy Award   Frank Anderson was passionate about giving to his community and making life better for his fellow citizens. In 1994, the Frank N. Andersen Spirit of Philanthropy award was created to honor Mr. Andersen.   The award is presented to an individual who has

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14

Jun

Joseph W. Madison Youth Award

Tyler Thiel 2016 Joseph W. Madison Youth Award Recipient   Joe Madison said it best when he said: “Everybody’s got something to give. There are so many ways to take your skills and talents and help the community.”   A longtime community volunteer, Joe spent countless hours giving back to help make Saginaw County a

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14

Jun

Dr. Mridha Teacher of the Year Award

Sara Weiss 2016 Dr. Mridha Teacher of the Year Award   The Mridha family established a foundation in 2010 to recognize and celebrate excellent teachers and to honor the members of the Mridha family who were educators. The Teacher of the Year receives a $750 grant from the Mridha Foundation that may be used for continuing

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13

Apr

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $207,563.36 in latest grant cycle

    Between Jan. 9 – Mar.16, 2016, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $207,563.36 supporting 49 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. It’s

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05

Feb

Research grant awarded

SVSU professors to use Braun Fellowship fund to study diet and exercise of pregnant women, drugs used for diabetes  Two Saginaw Valley State University faculty members will study common health issues through support from SVSU’s Braun Fellowship.    Meghan Baruth, assistant professor of health sciences, will research behavioral intervention programs aimed at improving the diet

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12

Jan

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $230,361.88 in latest grant cycle

Between Oct. 9 – Dec.14, 2015, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $230,361.88 supporting 44 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes. During 2015, SCF granted more than $1.15 million.   “Every person who has supported the foundation – whether through donations, volunteering or advocacy – has helped us give much

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08

Jan

Saginaw Community Foundation awarded $250,000 grant

Saginaw Community Foundation awarded grant through Michigan Health Endowment Fund to address obesity-related issues in Saginaw County The Saginaw Community Foundation is excited to announce it has been awarded a grant of $250,000 from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to support local initiatives that will address obesity-related issues for children, adolescents and senior adults in Saginaw

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04

Jan

Life After High School : Financial Aid Workshop

  LeeAnn Martuch, program officer at SCF, will participate in an upcoming financial aid and scholarship workshop at Butman-Fish Library, 1716 Hancock St., Saginaw on Saturday, January 16 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.   LeeAnn will provide tips on completing SCF’s online scholarship application and a financial aid advisor from SVSU will guide participants through

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22

Dec

President’s Report

Short and sweet Wow, where did another year go? And, when is it actually going to feel like Christmas?   There’s no doubt about it, every year seems to pass by faster and faster, and 2015 was no exception.   Regardless how fast the year may have been, it’s always good to look back and

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