College, Career & Life Success

November 4, 2022

Scholarship helps mom follow her dreams-graduating hair school and giving back to her community

For as long as she can remember Kim Jackson wanted to do hair. Her dream is finally coming true, as […]
October 28, 2022

Kovach scholarship celebrates 40 years of impact in Yale

On the 60th anniversary of their graduation from Yale High School, Robert Kovach and Marilyn (Wolf) Kovach returned to their […]
September 15, 2022

PHPD and donors partner together to build community and invest in future of local law enforcement

This summer 15 local high school students participated in the Port Huron Police Department’s Youth Academy, thanks to grant support […]
August 10, 2022

Community Foundation awards over $500,000 in scholarships to local students

The Community Foundation had a record-breaking year for scholarships with over $507,000 awarded to 166 local students. With more than […]
August 2, 2022

Blue Water Shipmaster’s Fund Scholarship recipient pursues dream of becoming first female First Nations ship captain

Cadet Jackie Day has a dream of becoming the first female First Nations ship captain. The Aamjiwnaang First Nation resident […]
July 14, 2022

Lamere Fund awards $117,000 to record number of students

The Alexander & Celestine Lamere Scholarship Fund will support a record number of students this fall with awards totaling $117,000. […]
July 6, 2022

CYD – Where Are They Now? Cecelia Shuler

When Cecelia Shuler graduated from St. Clair County Community College with her associate in therapeutic massage in May of 2019 […]
June 9, 2022

2022 Wismer Scholarship recipients

The Community Foundation is pleased to announce two new recipients for this year’s John F. & Rose Marie Wismer Community […]
May 31, 2022

Community Foundation grant supports education and career advancement for youth development professionals

The YMCA of the Blue Water Area recently received three grants from the Community Foundation totaling nearly $4,900 to support […]
May 26, 2022

Scholarship & support help single mom achieve her dream

“No matter how long it takes, you can achieve your dream.” That’s what Douglas & Elda Webb Scholarship recipient DiMond […]
May 11, 2022

Scholarship supports mother and first-generation college student in pursuing her dream nursing career

Jessica Hopkins always knew she wanted to be a nurse. “Several of my family members were in and out of the […]
April 27, 2022

Persistence and support lead to long overdue success for first-generation college student

The path to post-secondary success looks different for everyone. For Community Foundation scholarship recipient Porfirio Garcia, it is an achievement […]