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

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March 28, 2017

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 email

  



 

The following SCF funds provided designated and donor advised (non-competitive) grants, June 11 – Dec.16, 2016:

 



 

A String Instrumental Program – $2,150

Saginaw Strings Program – Beginning Strings – program tuition assistance

 


 

Circle Michigan Foundation Fund – $500

Cheboygan- Otsego-Presque Isle Educational Service District – Transportation Grant

 


 

Citizen’s Bank Corporate Advised Fund – $500

Boys and Girls Club of the Great Lakes Bay Region – Night to Remember event

 


 

Dow communityGives – $8,000

Arthur Hill High School – $1,000 (Varsity Volleyball) 

Arthur Hill High School – $1,000 (Junior Varsity Volleyball) 

Birch Run High School – $1,000 (Robotics Team) 

Freeland Youth Football – $1,000

Heritage High School Varsity Football Team – $1,000

New Beginnings Enrichment Center – $1,000 (Saginaw Jr. Gators Youth Basketball Team) 

SCF – Saginaw Baseball Club Fund – $1,000

Saginaw High School – $1,000 (Marching Band) 

 


 

Hemlock Semiconductor Hemlock Site Fund – $150,000

Richland Township – Fire Department – $50,000 (Turnout Gear) 

Richland Township – $100,000 (new library building) 

 


 

Heroes for Kids Fund – $1,179.85

Boys and Girls Club Great Lakes Bay Region (STEM Resources for Saginaw Club Site) 

 


 

Aarol W. & Elaine M. Irish Family Foundation Fund – $2,079.04

St. Dominic Catholic Church

 


 

K.P. Karunakaran Family Foundation Fund – $13,000

Tri-City Hindu Temple

 


 

Don and Betty Nash Donor Advised Fund – $629.99

DonorsChoose.org (to help a classroom purchase supplies and equipment) 

 


 

Virginia & Don Nash Fund – $2,500

SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals

 


 

National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors Saginaw Fund – $5,000

Diaper Alliance – $2,000

Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum – $1,000

Salvation Army – $1,000

Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square – $1,000

 


 

Nexteer Community Improvement Fund – $27,038

Buena Vista Township Community Center and Rail Trail – $17,038

Buena Vista Township – $5,000 (Beautification and renovation efforts in partnership with Habitat for Humanity) 

Buena Vista Township – $5,000 (to support renovations to homes within Buena Vista Township through a partnership with Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity) 

 


 

Nexteer STEM Education Fund – $31,300

Carrollton Public Schools (Middle School Math Program) 

 


 

SCF Unrestricted Fund – $5,224.50

Temple Theatre Foundation (Strategic Planning Capacity Building) 

 


 

Saginaw Leadership Cares – $2,833

Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center (support services for AIDS care clients living with HIV/AIDS in the Saginaw area) 

 


 

Carl H., Jr. and Sandra Werth Fund – $350,000

SCF – Excellence in Education Program – $10,000

SCF – Saginaw Intermediate School District College Advisor Program – $250,000

SCF – Youth First Program – $90,000

 


 

Wolohan Enterprises, Inc. Fund – $3,500

Delta College Foundation – $2,500 (Possible Dream) 

Saginaw Future – $1,000 (Annual Campaign) 

 

 



 

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



 

 

Angels Among Us – $7,000

(from the SCF Unrestricted Fund)
Project TNR Saginaw

 


 

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Great Lakes Bay Region – $1,200

(from the Nexteer Steering the Future Fund)
STEM Resources for Saginaw Club Site

 


 

Child & Family Services – $4,624

(from the Dow Corning Foundation Donor Advised Fund)
Support of the Sexual Assault Center SANE Program

 


 

Child & Family Services – $10,000

(from The Dow Chemical Company Donor Advised Fund)
Youth and Adult Sexual Assault Prevention Project

 


 

Child Abuse and Neglect Council Great Lakes Bay Region – $4,500

(from the Lulah C. McMullen & Family Endowment Fund)
Parenting Training

 


 

Emmaus House of Saginaw – $11,451

($5,725 from The Dow Chemical Company Donor Advised Fund; $3,362.25 from the Lulah C. McMullen & Family Endowment Fund; $2,363.75 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
Asbestos Removal and Flooring Replacement

 


 

First Ward Community Center – $7,717

($5,717 from the Lulah C. McMullen & Family Endowment Fund; $2,000 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’-By World

 


 

First Ward Community Center – $9,986

(from the Senior Citizens Enrichment Fund)
First Ward Senior Citizen Center – Coordinator

  


 

Get Outside for a Healthy Inside (SCF) – $10,000

(from the SCF Unrestricted Fund)
Revitalization of Wickes Park

 


 

Hemlock Public School District – $15,000

($10,000 from the SCF Unrestricted Fund; $5,000 from the FORCE Youth Advisory Committee Fund)
Hemlock Soccer Field Lighting

 


 

Japanese Cultural Center – $2,500

(from the Nexteer Steering the Future Fund)
Sister City 55th Anniversary Celebration

 


 

Junior Achievement North Central Michigan – $6,600

($5,000 from the FORCE Youth Advisory Committee Fund; $1,600 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
Junior Achievement Explorer Post

 


 

Mustard Seed Shelter – $10,000

($7,500 from the FORCE Youth Advisory Committee Fund; $1,500 from the Lulah C. McMullen & Family Endowment Fund; $1,000 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
Emergency and Transitional Housing

 


 

Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum (SVSU) – $10,500

(from the SCF Unrestricted Fund)
2017 Exhibition Project

 


 

Old Saginaw City, Inc. – $2,500

(from the Nexteer Steering the Future Fund)
Lawn Chair Film Festival: Save Our Screen (S.O.S.) Initiative

 


 

Open Table – $22,500

($9,261 from the Lulah C. McMullen & Family Endowment Fund; $7,500 from the FORCE Youth Advisory Committee Fund; $5,739 from the At-Risk Youth Fund)
Juvenile Justice Demonstration Project

 


 

Rauchholz Memorial Library – $3,164

(from the Dow Corning Foundation Donor Advised Fund)
STEM Programming in the Library

 


 

Saginaw Arts & Enrichment Commission – $2,000

(from the Nexteer Steering the Future Fund)
Celebrating Saginaw’s Cultures – Building Unity

 


 

Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy – $20,000

(from the SCF Unrestricted Fund)
Outdoor Urban Recreation (O.U.R.) Saginaw

 


 

Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority (SCCMHA) – $10,000

($4,066 from the Carl Werth, Sr. & Ruth Werth Memorial Fund; $4,806 from the Lulah C. McMullen & Family Endowment Fund; $1,128 from the Mental Health Fund)
Hoarding Services

 


 

Saginaw Public Schools – $7,995

(from the Dow Corning Foundation Donor Advised Fund)
Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy (SASA) Calculator Upgrade

 


 

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity – $15,000

(from the Senior Citizens Enrichment Fund)
Neighborhood Revitalization

 


 

Saginaw Valley State University – $12,672

($10,308.25 from the SCF Unrestricted Fund; $2,363.75 from the YWCA Fund for Women and Children)
Great Lakes Bay Regional Youth Leadership Institute 2016-17

 


 

Sexual Assault Center of Child & Family Services – $1,500

(from the Nexteer Steering the Future Fund)
Advocate Acknowledgment and SANE Support

 


 

Underground Railroad – $1,300

(from the Nexteer Steering the Future Fund)
Girls on the Run Saginaw Bay: Curriculum for Program

 

 

 



 

The following school districts received Grants for Excellence Teacher Mini-Grants (a competitive grant program at SCF) to support educational programs at specific schools:



 

 

Frankenmuth School District – $6,591

Frankenmuth High School – $2,315 (Greenhouse Innovator)
Rittmueller Middle School – $2,276 (Building Tomorrow’s Solar Technology Today)
Frankenmuth High School – $2,000 (Making Outstanding Commodities Kickstarted by Utilizing Partnerships [MOCK-UP])

 


 

 

Hemlock Public School District – $2,500

Ling Elementary School (Introduction to 3D Modeling and 3D Printing for Elementary School Students)

 


 

 

Saginaw Intermediate School District – $970

Hartley Outdoor Education Center (Wildlife Viewing and Tagging Program)

 


 

 

Swan Valley School District – $689

Swan Valley High School (Vikingbots 5538)

 

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