18

Feb

President’s report: 30 years strong

In the fall issue of Cornerstone, I mentioned that a new SCF mission statement was drafted as a result of the Board of Directors commenting that we could do a better job of communicating the role of the foundation. After spending quality time on choosing the most appropriate words to define our services in the

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14

Feb

Enriching education in our communities

Created in 1991, Saginaw Community Foundation’s Grants for Excellence teacher mini-grant program was established by and initially funded by the King Family Fund and the Wickson-Link Foundation. This mini-grant program provides a source of funding for unique, creative educational initiatives and projects not currently supported by schools budgets for schools located in Saginaw County. Over

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11

Feb

Saginaw Health Plan offering free health care sign-up assistance

According to a recent survey, 12.9% of Saginaw County residents have no health care coverage and an additional 12.8% of county residents had no health care access in the past 12 months due to high cost. Saginaw Community Foundation has partnered with the Saginaw Health Plan (SHP) to remind eligible Saginaw County residents that free

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07

Jan

Dow Promise Grant – Spring Grant Webinar

                        The local Dow Promise Steering Team will be hosting the Spring Grant Webinar Info Session on Jan. 22 from 3-4 P.M. During the session, team members will review important information around creating a great application, do’s and don’ts of submissions and a Q&A period.

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11

Dec

We are impact

Saginaw Community Foundation is unique in its mission. It serves all of Saginaw County and it doesn’t focus on one program or cause.   Instead, it provides a means for anyone and everyone to make a philanthropic impact on the community. This can be done through more than 450 existing funds and scholarship programs …

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04

Nov

We’re Hiring: Program Assistant Internship

We’re Hiring: Program Assistant Internship The Saginaw Community Foundation is seeking a candidate for our Program Assistant Internship. This is an ongoing position available for a college student in their freshman, sophomore or junior year. We are looking for a 2-3 year commitment with a maximum of 20 hours per week. Pay rate is $8.00/hr.

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25

Oct

Rookie and friends put on a special show

Rookie and friends put on a special show From Saginaw Community Foundation’s 1999 Annual Report   Saginaw Police Officer Joaquin Guerrero and Rookie, his police dog, have a message for area school children: don’t mess with drugs. Together, they travel to area schools and churches using skits and songs to deliver their anti-drug and anti-violence

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16

Sep

  Close your eyes and imagine Saginaw County in the future. 10 years. 20 years. 50 years. Do you see a community with a robust arts culture? Do you see safe places for children to play? Do you see opportunities for residents to pursue higher education via scholarships? Do you see neighborhoods strengthened, health safeguarded

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22

Aug

  Kendra Kempf, SCF’s program officer, offers these 12 tips and tricks on how to develop an effective grant proposal:   1. Honesty is always the best policy. Don’t risk your credibility by trying to “spin” parts of your application or proposal   2. Provide supporting research for the immediate & surrounding areas that will

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16

Aug

Putting good food to use in the Great Lakes Bay Region

It is a simple concept. Don’t waste food and if you have extra, get it to people that can use it. It’s what our parents taught us. For years, HIDDEN HARVEST has done just that. More than 20 million pounds of healthy and nutritious food items have been distributed to hunger relief agencies since 1994.

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