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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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04

Nov

Providing motivation and resources to hospitality students

George William Roe is a young Hospitality Professional who graduated from Arthur Hill High School in 2003, and Michigan State University’s The School of Hospitality Business in 2007 with a specialization in International Lodging. He is currently working as the director of housekeeping at Marina Bay Sands Resort Hotel Casino in Singapore, overseeing an operation

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02

Nov

Five things you need to know about applying for scholarships at Saginaw Community Foundation

The Saginaw Community Foundation administers a variety of scholarship programs for post-secondary education students (community college, university, nontraditional and vocational students). Here are five things you need to know about our application process. Applications for 2017 scholarships are due on Feb. 15, 2017.            1. One application. Hundreds of opportunities. Through our

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29

Oct

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $215,685 in latest round of grants

From June 12 – Oct. 8, 2015, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $215,685.19, supporting 41 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes. Year-to-date, SCF has granted a total of $945,734.29 in grants.   “Every person who has supported the foundation – whether through donations, volunteering or advocacy – has helped

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31

Aug

Impactful grantmaking

  $755,049.10 granted in first two quarters of 2015 It’s been a busy and rewarding first two quarters of the year. So far in 2015, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) has granted $755,049.10, supporting 99 programs and projects via its administrative and competitive grant processes.   “We strive to grant funds to support programs that will

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31

Aug

Dancing champions

$11,502 raised to support SCF’s Heroes for Kids It all came down to the final dance on the final night of the 2015 Swingshift and the Stars Dance-Off for Charity competition in Bay City back in May.   Jeremiah McLaurin and Sherri Green, dancers representing SCF’s Heroes for Kids fund, were tied after the judge’s

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31

Aug

A beautiful night by the trail

Nearly 275 people gathered on a beautiful evening this past June in Thomas Township at our Annual Celebration. At the event, we honored our outstanding philanthropists and volunteers, celebrated the completion of the Thomas Township Trailhead Pavilion (the 2014 Community Improvement Initiative grant recipient) with a ribbon cutting. Project completed Last year, Saginaw Community Foundation

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31

Aug

$25,000 grant awarded

During our 2015 Annual Celebration on Tuesday, June 9 at Thomas Township Trailhead Pavilion, we announced the 2015 Community Improvement Initiative grant recipient. $25,000 was awarded to New Beginnings Enrichment Center “One Week, One Street” program. An estimated crowd of 275 people were in attendance.   The grant will help New Beginnings Enrichment Center continue

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