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 during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

UPDATED INFORMATION AS OF MARCH 19, 2020 As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak,  the Saginaw Community Foundation office will be closed through April 13 and all staff will be working remotely. The best way to reach individual staff members during this time is via email. A directory of staff emails can be

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28

Mar

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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19

Jul

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $201,173.50 in latest grant cycle

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    Between Mar. 11 – June 10, 2016, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $201,173.50 supporting 95 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.

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13

Apr

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $207,563.36 in latest grant cycle

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    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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