16

Jul

We’re hiring: Finance Assistant

The Finance Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of accounting and clerical activities that support the financial function of the Foundation. Accuracy and attention to detail are critical as there is a considerable amount of data entry.    Roles & Responsibilities: • Receive and enter invoices, prepare checks, and pay office bills. • Accounts

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23

Apr

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $390,093.96 during 1st quarter of 2021

Between Jan. 1 – Apr. 8, 2021, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $390,093.96 supporting 32 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes. Continue reading for a listing of grant recipients.   Organizations interested in applying for a grant through SCF can learn more at our Grants page, or contact Kendra

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08

Apr

Important Information Regarding Donations to Saginaw Community Foundation via Check

With over 580 unique funds each with their own area of impact, there are a variety of ways you can match your giving area of interest with your philanthropic goals and give back to your community with a gift to Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF). Gifts of cash, checks, real estate, fine art, retirement savings, appreciated

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08

Apr

Grant program marks ten years of impact 

Tracing its roots back to 2012, the Board of Directors’ Community Improvement Initiative (CII) Grant from Saginaw Community Foundation has helped support ten community projects with a total financial impact of $265,000. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the grant program.   Every year, Saginaw Community Foundation awards its CII Grant to a single

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08

Apr

Regional Census efforts will lead to stronger communities

Great Lakes Bay Region top area in Michigan for 2020 Census engagement rate   Back in 2018, Foundations across Michigan were encouraged by the Michigan Nonprofit Association to work closely with community organizations and partners to promote and educate the importance of the 2020 Census. The thought was that the positive philanthropic partnerships and relationships

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08

Apr

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As a leader in the community, and as an organization motivated by relationships and partnerships, the Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) must represent the diversity of the community it serves, provide equitable grant opportunities to support broad community needs, and listen to resident’s voices when making impactful decisions. We recognize that for our community to thrive,

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18

Feb

Saginaw Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Revitalization

Hundreds of volunteers came together during the summer of 2011 to help fix 75 occupied homes as part of the Great Lakes Bay Neighborhood Revitalization Project. The project was led by The Dow Chemical Company, Habitat for Humanity and the three local community foundations.   “Last year’s neighborhood revitalization was an unprecedented example of Midland,

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16

Nov

SCF Operations Update

UPDATED INFORMATION AS OF APRIL 14, 2021 Effective Monday, November 16, 2020, the Saginaw Community Foundation office will be closed to outside visitors through October 14, 2021 and the SCF staff will be working remote. To reach individual staff members, visit our website for an email directory or call (989) 755-0545 to leave a message.

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24

Sep

2020 Community Improvement Initiative Grant Recipient: Bethel Community Garden

         

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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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