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November 23, 2022

Grant funds and downtown revitalization draw young talent to the Thumbcoast

With the completion of Port Huron’s Wrigley Center on the horizon, the new Boardwalk Theater project underway in St. Clair, […]
November 16, 2022

Donna Niester elected to state board

Donna Niester, one of the most prominent voices for philanthropy in our region, has been elected to the state board […]
November 14, 2022

Local author inspires young writers through Books 4 Life summer program

This past summer, local author Tammy Swafford collaborated with the SCCORE program to share her skills and experiences with the […]
November 10, 2022

What it means to share the power of giving

Philanthropy is the practice of giving – be it time, talent, ties, testimony or treasure- to work toward prosperity for […]
November 7, 2022

Foundation Insights: Democratizing Philanthropy

On a fairly regular basis the topic of “democratizing philanthropy” emerges in the world of foundations around America.  For placed-based […]
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 […]
November 1, 2022

Doña Marina’s serves Nicaraguan, Latin American fusion food out of Thumb Coast Kitchens, Atrium Kitchen location

Food had been an essential part of Heather Fagan’s family while growing up, and she has channeled that passion into […]
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 […]
October 26, 2022

2022 Year End Giving Tips

The Community Foundation is busy helping donors put their charitable plans for 2022 into action now or we’re working together […]
October 21, 2022

Dog groomer opens her own business with support from her “village”

When Jennifer Wagar was let go from her job at a factory after 10 years, she was left feeling lost […]
October 17, 2022

Grant helps put five TEC students through the Tri-Hospital EMT program

Port Huron High School senior Kimora Price has been in and out of hospitals receiving treatment for her sickle cell […]
October 10, 2022

Foundation Insights: Don’t delay, plan today!

Over the course of the past few weeks, I’ve had numerous meetings with donors and their advisors to explore charitable […]