Category: Community

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 »

February 5, 2019

Community Foundation Releases New Strategic Priorities

The Community Foundation has released its newly updated report on Strategic Priorities which will guide the Foundation’s discretionary work through the end of 2021.  ... Read on »

January 30, 2019

YAC Strategic Priorities for 2019-2021

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) of the Community Foundation recently approved new Strategic Priorities that will guide their grant making in 2019-2021.  ... 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 »

May 10, 2016

100+ Women Who Care

Experience the power of charitable giving ... Read on »

May 1, 2015

Plaza Park Wins MEDC Grant

Courtyard project to get $62,500 ... Read on »

September 13, 2013

2013 Annual Celebration & BBQ

Come celebrate the work of the Foundation’s donors, volunteers, friends and partners. ... 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 »

June 24, 2013

Arts & Culture Events in July

The Community Foundation provided $18,000 for a couple of events in July. ... Read on »

May 7, 2013

DB Harrington

Possible landmark and icon along the River Walk ... Read on »

April 26, 2013

Titanic- Building an Icon

Explore the engineering marvel behind the construction of the Titanic ... Read on »

October 23, 2012

Eastern Michigan Christian Foundation

New fund to support faith-based nonprofit organizations ... Read on »

October 18, 2012

2012 Nonprofit Organization Survey

We are asking nonprofit organizations throughout St. Clair County to provide their honest feedback and opinions about their interaction with the Community Foundation ... Read on »

October 10, 2012

Friday Food for Kids

Program kicks off with nearly 350 students signed up. ... Read on »

September 28, 2012

Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congresswoman Candice Miller to Visit Blue Water River Walk

A ceremonial groundbreaking event will celebrate the progress of the Blue Water River Walk, and the $2 million federal grant received for shoreline restoration. ... Read on »

July 30, 2012

Riverwalk Restoration to begin in September

Work to begin on shoreline restoration this September for the Blue Water River Walk ... Read on »

March 13, 2012

Happy Birthday Beth Belanger!

February Birthday Club Winner ... Read on »

February 15, 2012

100 Women Who Care

Experience the power of charitable giving. ... Read on »

February 1, 2012

CF approves $75,000 challenge grant

Supporting SC4’s public fundraising campaign ... Read on »

January 24, 2012

Valentine’s Day Grants

This year for Valentine’s Day, LOVE your favorite nonprofit! ... Read on »

January 23, 2012

Major Gift for Port Huron Schools

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

December 22, 2011

Acheson Completes Christmas Gift to Foundation

Donates Shoreline of Desmond Landing ... 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 »

Library Fund has Matching Gifts

Library Fund has Matching Gifts ... Read on »

November 14, 2011

New Trustees

5 new Trustees Elected ... Read on »

Annual Dinner Celebration

260 volunteers, donors and friends ... Read on »

August 30, 2011

2010 Annual Report

2010 Annual Report ... Read on »

August 23, 2011

HIS Life Foundation supports Friday Food

Raises $6,600 for Woodrow Wilson Elementary Students. ... 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 »

July 26, 2011

Port Huron City Recreation Grants

Free Swimming and Lunch Program ... Read on »

June 20, 2011

Studio 1219’s Breast Cancer Fund

Topped $11,000 in grants ... Read on »

June 15, 2011

Riverwalk Clean-Up

Clean Up begins on the shores of the St. Clair River ... Read on »

June 7, 2011

2nd Quarter Grants

Foundation awards top $265,000 in 2nd Quarter
... Read on »

Job Opening

Program Officer ... Read on »

June 2, 2011

Discover The Blue Campaign

Community Foundation Supports Expansion of the Discover the Blue Campaign
... Read on »

May 31, 2011

Riverwalk Clean-up

Riiverwalk Clean-up Rescheduled ... Read on »

May 26, 2011

YAC C.A.R.E. Award

YAC C.A.R.E. Award Recipients Announced. ... Read on »

May 12, 2011

Riverwalk Clean-up has begun

Thanks to the generosity of Hammar Contracting ... Read on »

May 9, 2011

Riverwalk Clean-up

Spring Clean up planned. ... Read on »

February 15, 2011

Valentine’s Giveaway Winners Announced

The response to our Valentine’s Day Giveaway was so great, we decided to choose two winners! ... 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 13, 2010

Port Huron Area School District Fund

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

October 8, 2010

Committees Un-puzzle the Foundation

Committee members spent a fun evening un-puzzling the Foundation at the All Committee reception hosted by the Women’s Initiative.  ... 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 »

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 2, 2010

Match Day Results

Over $174,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations and programs on June 26! ... Read on »

May 6, 2010

Match Day Returns!

This year, we will once again bring together the “doers” from St. Clair County - our residents, other non-profits, volunteers, business and government - to raise money for organizations providing emergency services in our community such as food, shelter, medical care and clothing. ... Read on »

Fireworks Schedule

Schedule of events for Saturday, June 26th from 10am to 10pm. ... 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.
... Read on »

April 21, 2010

CSB Bank receives Shining Star Award for Back to School

CSB Bank has received the “2010 Shining Star Award” for their involvement in the Back to School program by the Michigan Association of Community Banks.  ... Read on »

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.   
... Read on »

March 31, 2010

Books Fitness & Fun

March is reading month and the Women’s Initiative has teamed up with 15 community groups and organizations to promote reading and fitness to over 3,000 students.  ... Read on »

January 22, 2010

Cargill Cares

When it comes to responding to community needs, Cargill Salt, Inc. has made a real difference. ... Read on »

December 7, 2009

Community Foundations Offer a Less Taxing Way to Give

Join the 400 Club and help transform our community. ... Read on »

November 19, 2009

Lila Lazarus’ Message to St. Clair County

Hear Lila Lazarus’ message to the community of St. Clair County about Access to Recreation. ... Read on »

October 12, 2009

Hundreds Attend Tree House Trek

Over 300 people visited Michigan’s first accessible tree house. ... Read on »

June 5, 2009

Match Day Raises $122,000!

19 local organization will benefit from Match Day funds. ... Read on »

May 11, 2009

Match Day Announcement

Celebrating 65 years of improving the quality of life in St. Clair County ... Read on »

May 4, 2009

Over 2,000 Books Given To Students

Family Read Nights distribute over 2,000 books to elementary school students ... 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 »

March 2, 2009

Back to School 2009

Back to School is a community sponsored event, organized by the Community Foundation’s Women’s Initiative, to help kids from low income families in St. Clair County have a successful start to school. ... 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 »

April 24, 2008

Regional Tourism Campaign

Foundation funds regional tourism campaign. ... Read on »

April 10, 2008

Destination Port Huron Public Vote Results

The results of the April 3rd public vote on the ideas submitted through the Destination Port Huron program are now available. ... Read on »

December 13, 2007

Access to Recreation Kickoff

The Algonac community swimming pool is getting an “extreme makeover” as part of a project designed to create barrier-free, universal access to recreational opportunities across St. Clair County. ... Read on »

November 27, 2007

United Way Creates Endowment Fund

The United Way of St. Clair County recently created a permanent endowment fund at the Community Foundation “to ensure an independent, perpetual base of financial stability for the United Way of St. Clair County.” ... Read on »

July 6, 2007

Community Foundation Announces $50,000 in Small Business Incentives

The Community Foundation of St. Clair County has awarded a $50,000 grant from its City of Port Huron Fund for small business incentives in downtown Port Huron. The grant funds will be made available through the Community Resource Center, which opened in 2005 and is an affiliate company of the Community Foundation. ... Read on »

May 17, 2007

Coalition of Organizations Launches $700,000 Effort to Increase Access to Recreation

The Community Foundation of St. Clair County has joined a large coalition of organizations throughout St. Clair County in a bid to secure a $330,000 grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek. ... Read on »

July 20, 2005

Community Renaissance Program

Now nearing the end of it’s third and final year, the Community Renaissance Program (CRP) has been an unprecedented collaborative effort to restore the quality of single-family housing to the neighborhood around Woodrow Wilson Elementary School on the south side of Port Huron ... Read on »

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