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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06

Jul

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $208,390 in second quarter 2015

The Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $208,390 in the second quarter of 2015, supporting 51 programs and projects via its administrative and competitive grant processes. Through the first two quarters of 2015, SCF has granted a total of $730,049.10 in administrative and competitive grants.   “We strive to grant funds to support programs that will

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22

May

Saginaw receives $500,000 in federal funding to reduce crime

Saginaw Partners, including members of city and state law enforcement, health and human service agency representatives, Saginaw Future representatives, community members, Saginaw Valley State University researchers and Saginaw Community Foundation representatives, will gather to announce receipt of a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)-funded Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) grant. A press conference will be held on

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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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23

Sep

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $138,907 to support programs across region

Saginaw, Mich. – The Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $138,907 in the third quarter to support 20 programs and projects in the Great Lakes Bay Region 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

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11

Apr

Protecting our Children: Are We Doing Enough?

  Helping a child grow and mature does not take place in a vacuum. Kids ages 5-17 are subject to many factors in their lives which often negatively impact their development.  One of the most difficult factors to talk and learn about is child sexual abuse. This interactive session will delve into the behavior of

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02

Apr

Johnston appointed to State of Michigan Board of Medicine by Governor

On Feb. 21, 2014, Reneé Johnston, president and CEO of Saginaw Community Foundation was appointed to the State of Michigan Board of Medicine by Gov. Rick Snyder.   “It is truly an honor to be selected amongst such an elite group of professionals,” said Johnston. “Serving on the state Board of Medicine will be an amazing

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02

Apr

Saginaw Community Foundation director of finance receives certification

Recently, Becky Gerzseny, director of finance at Saginaw Community Foundation, received certification as a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional (CNAP). The eight-week course facilitated by the FMA Institute is the only nationally recognized certification program for nonprofit accounting professionals.   “This certification program allowed me to gain a greater understanding of the accounting practices of our

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26

Sep

Saginaw Community Foundation grants more than $93,000 to support programs across county

The Saginaw Community Foundation granted $93,717.97 this quarter to support 15 programs and projects in Saginaw County.   “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 has supported the foundation – whether through donations,

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10

Sep

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Scholarship supports students who seek to improve racial harmony, social justice

Beginning this week, students in the Great Lakes Bay Region may apply for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Scholarship. Applications are due Oct. 30.   The scholarships are awarded to Bay, Midland and Saginaw County high school seniors, regardless of ethnicity, who actively embrace King’s dream of improving racial harmony and social

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