Council on Aging Establishes Endowment Fund

Posted on December 7, 2009

Woman sitting in chair with bookWith the help of an anonymous donor, the Council on Aging, serving St. Clair County has established an endowment fund at the Community Foundation.  Between now and the end of the year, every donation will be matched dollar for dollar up to $1,000.  The donations will be invested in a permanent fund at the Community Foundation of St. Clair County and the earnings will be granted each year to the Council.

“Agency designated funds are very popular with donors,” states Lynn Borg, Vice President of the Community Foundation.  “They benefit local non profit organizations and help us work for the common good – because everyone in St. Clair County should have the opportunity to live in a community they can be proud of and have a productive and fulfilling life.”

The Council on Aging coordinates programs that promote and safeguard the independence and well-being of senior citizens.  Among their largest programs is Meals on Wheels, which provides nutritious, home-delivered meals to seniors.

“We are very pleased to receive this challenge grant,” stated Laura Newsome, Executive Director of the Council on Aging.  “The programs and services we provide are vital to the county’s seniors. Federal and state dollars are decreasing, so we will be relying more than ever on support from individuals who believe in our mission to maintain our current programming.”

For more information about the Council on Aging Endowment Fund, please contact the Community Foundation of St. Clair County at 810-984-4761.

 

Related Entries

February 4, 2011

Community Foundation Awarded $50,000…

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

February 15, 2011

Valentine’s Giveaway Winners…

The response to our Valentine's Day Giveaway was so great, we decided to choose two winners!

January 13, 2015

Jimmy Angels

Make a gift to honor Jim's life and family.

PDF file - you will need the free Adobe Reader (or equivalent) to view. Download here.

Confirmed in compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations

Community Foundation of St. Clair County
Community Foundation of St. Clair County 500 Water St.Port Huron, MI 48060 (810) 984-4761 Fax (810) 984-3394

Legal Notice | Current Community Needs | Trustee Login | Donor Account Login | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest

© 2002-2018 Community Foundation of SCC. All Rights Reserved. | Website maintained by Eighth Day Media.