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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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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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08

Jul

To Protect and Learn

Each year an estimated 25,000-50,000 people attend free or low-cost events in Saginaw Township, such as Party on McCarty, homecoming parades, Saginaw Greek Festival and many others. Local law enforcement officials work tirelessly to ensure the venues are safe and stand ready to assist in case of an emergency. Assisting in those efforts are a

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26

Jun

Being a Champion

Being a Champion GRANTEE: Saginaw Intermediate School District AMOUNT: $13,000   High school guidance counselors are overloaded. Reduced operating budgets in our schools have made doing more with less the status quo. Counselors help all students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career development. Helping students adequately prepare for college is a

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26

Jun

Helping Children

Helping Children GRANTEE: CAN Council Great Lakes Bay Region     AMOUNT: $50,000   Crammed onto a corner lot in the City of Saginaw, the CAN Council Great Lakes Bay Region occupied an undersized office building and a centuries-old two-story house separated by a small parking lot. The buildings lacked adequate security and privacy for

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26

Jun

Serving Families

Serving Families GRANTEE: Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity AMOUNT: $12,000   “You are my angels. You do the most beautiful work. You’ve changed my life … my world.” – Freeland homeowner   During the summer of 2014, Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity held its annual Neighborhood Revitalization in four areas across Saginaw County: Buena Vista Township, Birch

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26

Jun

Continuity of Care

Continuity of care GRANTEE: Covenant Healthcare AMOUNT: $4,979.64   Angela Dinninger, physical medicine and rehabilitation manager at Covenant HealthCare, had an idea and a vision. “I had an idea for an exercise program specific to our oncology patients. I was taking a class and had a project to write a grant. Upon completing the project,

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26

Mar

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $521,659 in first quarter 2015

The Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $521,659.10 in the first quarter of 2015, supporting 47 programs and projects via its administrative and competitive grant processes.   “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

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05

Mar

Enriching education in our communities

$220,116.84 granted to area teachers since 1991 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

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