Category: Funds

June 5, 2019

Ann Tompert

Former teacher and author leaves over $1 million gift ... Read on »

June 3, 2019

Donor Spotlight: Christian B. and Agness A. Haas

A spotlight on donors Christian B. and Agness A. Haas and their Memorial Scholarship Fund. ... Read on »

March 13, 2019

Local Women & Powerful Philanthropy: Donna Niester

The third addition to our Local Women and Powerful Philanthropy series, featuring five Thumbcoast region women who create powerful impact through philanthropy. ... Read on »

March 12, 2019

Taking a Shot at Breast Cancer

Emily and Steve Goudy are helping individuals battling breast cancer with their “Taking a Shot at Breast Cancer” Fund. ... Read on »

March 11, 2019

Local Women & Powerful Philanthropy: Francis P. Willson

The second story in our Local Women and Powerful Philanthropy series, featuring five Thumbcoast region women who create powerful impact through philanthropy. ... Read on »

March 8, 2019

Local Women & Powerful Philanthropy: Helen David

Introducing our Local Women and Powerful Philanthropy series featuring five Thumbcoast region women who create powerful impact through philanthropy.  ... Read on »

February 8, 2019

Donors Collaborate to Support SC4 Experience Center Vision

The SC4 Foundation and two Community Foundation donor advised funds will gift a new Tarbosauras skeleton cast to St. Clair County Community College’s Experience Center as part of a growing commitment to support the college’s long-term Experience Center vision and expansion. ... Read on »

January 28, 2019

Support for Student Success Gets a $100,000 Boost!

The Community Foundation announces two new endowment funds created by generous donors to support our Complete Your Degree Program and our focus on “college, career and life success.”  ... Read on »

January 18, 2019

Donor Spotlight: Tom & Nancy Hunter

Tom and Nancy Hunter are long time donors, volunteers and partners of the Community Foundation ... Read on »

December 19, 2018

Donor Spotlight: John & Louise Shier

Donors leave a lasting legacy through their donor advised fund.  ... Read on »

August 13, 2013

Port Huron Area School District Presents “Crosstown Showdown”

The First annual Alumni Event will benefit the Port Huron Area School District Endowment Fund. ... Read on »

May 30, 2012

Jake Jahn Fund

New scholarship fund will honor the life of Jake. ... Read on »

May 9, 2012

New Scholarship a Tribute to Local Teacher

The Evonne L. VanderHeuvel Scholarship will be available to a member of the yearbook staff at Port Huron Northern High School beginning in 2013. ... Read on »

January 23, 2012

Major Gift for Port Huron Schools

PHASD endowment fund receives $100,000 gift! ... Read on »

November 23, 2011

Women’s Initiative Grants $10,000

During the Decade of Donating Event, the Women’s Initiative granted $10,000 to the Peoples’ Clinic for Better Health. ... Read on »

August 3, 2011

St. Clair County Cares… About Education!

Thanks to strong community support - $100,000 was raised in just six months to support education. ... Read on »

April 18, 2011

Double Your Money With a Gift to Education

Now through August, the Kresge Foundation will match every donation into our College Access Fund dollar for dollar! ... Read on »

February 4, 2011

Community Foundation Awarded $50,000 Challenge Grant

This grant will help expand and sustain the college access initiative. ... Read on »

December 28, 2010

IRA Charitable Rollover Returns!

Take advantage of this tax incentive by January 31, 2011 and you can still claim it as a 2010 deduction. ... Read on »

Giving is On Sale - 75% Off!

Are you looking for a less taxing way to give? A $200 gift costs as little as $50, thanks to the Michigan tax credit and a federal deduction.  ... Read on »

December 16, 2010

Addressing Childhood Hunger

Too many children in St. Clair County are hungry.  During school, at-risk students receive breakfast and lunch, but many have little or no food on the weekends.  ... Read on »

December 14, 2010

The Promise of a Better Life

The Douglas and Elda L. Webb Scholarship Fund was established because the Webb family believes every gift into a scholarship fund is a promise of a better life. ... Read on »

December 13, 2010

Port Huron Area School District Fund

A new fund has been established to benefit the Port Huron Area School District. ... Read on »

September 10, 2010

St. Clair Graduates Want to Give Back

Alumni from St. Clair High School’s Class of 2000 have established an endowment fund at the Community Foundation. ... Read on »

August 26, 2010

Randy Sugars Memorial Scholarship Fund

A fund has been established in the memory of St. Clair High School student Randy Sugars. ... Read on »

July 19, 2010

Access to Recreation Fund Provides Grants and Business Incentives

The first round of grants and business incentives have been awarded to four local organizations. ... Read on »

June 28, 2010

Cargill donates $15,000 and YAC adds $10,000 to Back to School 2010

Cargill awarded $15,000 to provide over 1,150 at-risk kids with backpacks and school supplies and YAC granted $10,000 to fund 770 kids.  The Foundation’s 2010 goal is to raise $42,900 to help 3,300 kids have the school supplies they need to start school.   
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May 3, 2010

Access to Recreation Fund Announces Grant Opportunity

The Community Foundation of St. Clair County has a program to help maintain the original Access to Recreation projects and encourage new ones. The first round of funding will support organizations and businesses that focus on products or services that promote universal accessibility. ... Read on »

April 26, 2010

All in the Family

Family Advised Funds, or Donor Advised Funds as they are legally called, allows a family to establish a charitable fund and award grants based on their own values, beliefs and goals. ... Read on »

April 22, 2010

Belle River Kicks Off Weekend Food Program

Bill Westerhof, 5th grade teacher at Belle River Elementary School in Marine City, has spent his career helping kids succeed in the classroom. In April, after a year of planning, Mr. Westerhof launched a program designed to impact at-risk students attendance, reduce behavior issues and increase their attention span. “More and more students from low income families are coming to school on Monday hungry. We can feed them breakfast and lunch during the week, but many have little or no food on the weekends.” Mr. Westerhof found a way to break that cycle with the Blessings in a Backpack program.
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April 8, 2010

Middle School Math Programs Funded

The Education Task Force in partnership with the Women’s Initiative awarded a $52,650 grant to St. Clair County RESA to increase technology in middle school math classrooms.   
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March 19, 2010

Kids In Distress and the Community Foundation

To the many generous supports of KIDS and the Community Foundation ... Read on »

December 7, 2009

Council on Aging Establishes Endowment Fund

Matching grant will help Council on Aging Fund grow. ... Read on »

March 11, 2009

East China School District Fund Announces Spring Grants

8 grants totaling $5,552.89 were awarded by the Supporters of the East China School District Fund. ... Read on »

October 10, 2008

Economic Rescue Package Includes Help for Charities

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a two-year extension of Charitable IRA legislation, making it easier for Americans to give to causes they care about. ... Read on »

August 15, 2008

Blue Water Developmental Housing Fund Established

New endowment fund supports vital community resource. ... Read on »

Tree House Preview Tour is August 19

Check out the progress as construction continues on the Access to Recreation Tree House. ... Read on »

January 25, 2008

Studio 1219 Breast Cancer Fund

We are proud to announce the establishment of the “Studio 1219 Breast Cancer Fund” at the Community Foundation of St. Clair County. This fund will benefit uninsured or under-insured women in St. Clair County who are in need of breast cancer screenings, treatment, prescriptions, insurance co-pays, and/or related programs. ... Read on »

May 17, 2007

Algonac/Clay Community Fund 2007 Grants and Scholarship Awards

The recently held Algonac/Clay Community Fund “Cinco de Mayo” dinner/auction was a success raising over $10,000 to add to its endowment fund. ... Read on »

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