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

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March 28, 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 email

  



 

The following SCF funds provided designated and donor advised (non-competitive) grants, Jan. 13 – Mar. 10, 2017:

 



 

Dow Community Gives – $2,000

Triple Threat Basketball Team – $1,000
St. John’s Lutheran Church Youth Group (Merrill) – $1,000

 


 

Heroes For Kids Donor Advised Fund – $8,500

First Ward Community Center – Literacy Arts Cultural Enrichment Recreation – $2,000
Friends of Hoyt Park – Youth Baseball – $2,000
Houghton-Jones Neighborhood Association – All Around the Neighborhood – $3,500
Saginaw County Community Action Committee (CAC) – Literacy +1 Afterschool Program – $1,000

 


 

K.P. Karunakaran Family Foundation Fund – $6,100

Southern Poverty Law Center – $100
Tri-City Hindu Temple – Charity and building construction – $6,000

 


 

Stevens Family Foundation Fund – $3,000

First Presbyterian Church – Ecumenical Food Pantry – $1,500
Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square – ADA Train Car – $1,500

 

 



 

The following organizations received grants to support programs/projects via various competitive grants available through SCF:



 

 

Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square – $58,000

($20,000 from the Senior Citizens Enrichment Fund; $15,412.65 from the SCF Unrestricted Fund; $9,587.35 from the Healthy Youth Healthy Senior Endowment Fund; $8,000 from the Dow Corning Donor Advised Fund; $5,000 from the FORCE Youth Advisory Committee Fund)
ADA Train Car

 


 

Covenant HealthCare – $5,110.81

(from the Senior Citizens Enrichment Fund)
Covenant HealthCare Yoga Classes for the Oncology Population

 


 

Downtown Saginaw Farmers’ Market – $4,000

(from the Dow Corning Foundation Donor Advised Fund)
Promotion of the Downtown Saginaw Farmers’ Market

 


 

First Ward Community Center – $8,000

($4,101 from the Lulah C. McMullen & Family Endowment Fund; $2,000 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children; $1,899 from the At-Risk Youth Fund)
Literacy Arts Cultural Enrichment Recreation (LACER) Summer Day Camp 2017

 


 

Frankenmuth Community Education – $2,000

(from the SCF Unrestricted Fund)
The Andrews Brothers

 


 

Freeland Little League – $8,000

(from the Dow Corning Donor Advised Fund)
Field Upgrades

 


 

Friends of Hoyt Park – $7,500

($4,742 from the Mildred Culbert Kelly & Fred W. Kelly Fund; $2,758 from the SCF Unrestricted Fund)
Ball Diamond Infield Grooming Tractor Replacement

 


 

Girls on the Run (URR) – $2,857

($1,857 from the FORCE Youth Advisory Committee Fund; $1,000 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
Program, 5K, and Outreach Supplies

  


 

Hearts for the Community – $8,000

(from the Dow Corning Donor Advised Fund)
Picnic Tables, Leveling and Landscaping

 


 

Houghton-Jones Neighborhood Association – $11,500

($5,399 from the Lulah C. McMullen & Family Endowment Fund; $4,101 from the Saginaw County Child Development Fund; $2,000 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
All Around the Neighborhood

 


 

Hospital Hospitality House – $2,500

(from the Carl Werth, Sr. & Ruth Werth Memorial Fund)
Website Redesign

 


 

Midland Center for the Arts – $4,000

($1,500 from the Arthur H. Webster Fund; $1,500 from the FORCE Youth Advisory Committee Fund; $1,000 from the Dow Corning Donor Advised Fund)
Mid-Michigan Voice Academy

 


 

National Inventors Hall of Fame (Invent Now) – $4,500

(from the FORCE Youth Advisory Committee Fund)
Camp Invention STEM Programs in partnership with Saginaw Public Schools, Saginaw Township Area Schools, and Saginaw Area Catholic Schools

 


 

New Beginnings Enrichment Center – $6,000

(from the Dow Corning Donor Advised Fund)
One Week, One Street – Home Improvement Supplies

 


 

Pit & Balcony Theatre – $20,000

($10,000 from the SCF Unrestricted Fund; $10,000 from the Senior Citizens Enrichment Fund)
2017-2018 Play Season

 


 

Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy – $5,000

($3,000 from the Arthur H. Webster Fund; $2,000 from the FORCE Youth Advisory Committee Fund)
Pollinators and Plants of the Saginaw Bay Watershed: A Pocket Naturalist Field Guide

 


 

Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra – $7,610.81

($5,110.81 from the Senior Citizens Enrichment Fund; $1,591 from the SCF Unrestricted Fund; $909 from the Saginaw Community Arts Fund)
Brilliantly Orchestrated

 


 

Saginaw Choral Society – $1,500

($1,000 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children; $500 from the FORCE Youth Advisory Committee Fund)
Choral Palooza 2017

 


 

Saginaw Community Foundation – $10,300

(from the Healthy Youth Heathy Senior Endowment Fund)
Michigan Health Endowment Fund Grant

 


 

Saginaw County Community Action Committee (CAC) – $11,750

($7,857 from the Lulah C. McMullen & Family Endowment Fund; $2,000 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children; $1,893 from the Arthur H. Webster Fund)
Literacy +1 Afterschool Program

 


 

Saginaw County Parks and Recreation – $7,000

($6,407 from the SCF Unrestricted Fund; $593 from the Neighborhood Revitalization Fund)
City of Saginaw Bicycle Rack Beautification Project

 


 

Underground Railroad – $5,000

(from the Lulah C. McMullen & Family Endowment Fund)
Children’s Furniture Upgrade

 


 

Underground Railroad – $7,896

(Dow Corning Donor Advised Fund)
Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) System

 


 

Women of Colors – $10,000

($5,000 from the FORCE Youth Advisory Committee Fund; $3,000 from the Arthur H. Webster Fund; $2,000 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
Student and Future Technology (SaFT)

 


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