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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22

Dec

SCF Impact Challenge

SCF Impact Challenge Two area nonprofits share a $30,000 award After a year-long challenge issued to participating area nonprofit agencies, the winners of the SCF Impact Challenge were announced at our annual Cornerstone Celebration on Dec. 7 at FirstMerit Bank in downtown Saginaw. READ Association of Saginaw County took home the first place award of

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01

Dec

MLK Regional Celebration

Join us at Saginaw Valley State University on January 20, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Malcolm Field Theatre for Performing Arts as the Bay Area, Midland Area and Saginaw Community Foundations present the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Scholarships. Outstanding high school seniors from across the Great Lakes Bay Region who have demonstrated Dr. King’s dream

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10

Nov

Understanding Community Foundations

  The community foundation field is one of the fastest growing philanthropic sectors in the United States today. Community foundations build and strengthen communities in a multitude of ways, including providing the means for a wide range of donors to create permanent funds to meet critical needs. Though the first community foundation was launched just

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