24

Jun

Catchafire to bring time-sensitive, virtual support to more than 200 nonprofit organizations in the Great Lakes Bay Region

Catchafire to bring time-sensitive, virtual support to more than 200 nonprofit organizations in the Great Lakes Bay Region Saginaw, Mich. – Nine funders from the Great Lakes Bay Region (Bay Area Community Foundation, United Way of Bay County, Greenleaf Trust, Midland Area Community Foundation, United Way of Midland County, Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation, United

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22

Apr

Saginaw Community Foundation Receives Consumers Energy Foundation Grant

Saginaw Community Foundation has received a $10,000 grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation to support Saginaw Community Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund addressing local response efforts surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak.   The grant was approved by the Board of Directors of the Consumers Energy Foundation as part of its COVID-19 relief efforts in recognition of the

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27

Mar

SCF Partners with Saginaw Future, Inc. to Support Small Businesses in Saginaw County Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) is contributing $300,000 from our Investing for Community Impact Fund to support Saginaw Future, Inc’s. efforts through the Michigan Small Business Relief Program that will provide financial support to small businesses in Saginaw County that have realized a significant hardship as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.   Eligible Saginaw

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16

Mar

Saginaw County Food Distribution Sites

We’ve compiled this list of food distribution sites for students/children in Saginaw County. We will work to maintain this list with the most current information but would encourage anyone seeking assistance to contact the school district or organization directly with any questions or to check on availability.   The Saginaw Intermediate School District (SISD) is

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13

Mar

Statement about Saginaw Community Foundation operations

UPDATED INFORMATION AS OF OCTOBER 2, 2020 The Saginaw Community Foundation office is open by appointment only during regular business hours Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Our office phone number is (989) 755-0545. Staff will be working on a rotating schedule in the office while

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28

Mar

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $237,625 in 1st Quarter 2017

Between Jan. 13 – Mar. 17, 2017, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $237,624.62 supporting 30 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes.   Organizations interested in applying for a grant through SCF can learn more at our Grants page, or contact Kendra Kempf, program officer, at (989) 755-0545 or via

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28

Mar

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $863,443 in latest grant cycle

Between June 11 – Dec. 16, 2016, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $863,443.38 supporting 70 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes.   Organizations interested in applying for a grant through SCF can learn more at our Grants page, or contact Kendra Kempf, program officer, at (989) 755-0545 or via

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01

Dec

Saginaw Community Foundation receives national recognition

Saginaw Community Foundation recently received re-accreditation with the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® – the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. Saginaw Community Foundation was first accredited in 2006 and has maintained its accreditation ever since.   “Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, comprehensive process,” said Randy Royster, chair of the Community

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14

Nov

Tax-Free Charitable Transfers from IRAs Made Permanent

Last year, Congress passed the PATH Act, which renewed and made permanent the Charitable IRA provision of 2006, making it easier for Americans to give to causes they care about. This provision has the power to help local charities strengthen their communities by allowing individuals to roll over up to $100,000 annually from an Individual

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06

Sep

Grants for Excellence

Saginaw County teachers and staff encouraged to dream big Individual project mini-grants for up to $2,500 are available   Saginaw, Mich. – Saginaw Community Foundation encourages Saginaw County teachers and instructional staff to dream big. Grants for Excellence, a competitive mini-grant program, will award individual projects up to $2,500 this school year. The program is

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