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Giving Tuesday 2016

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Community Foundation Executive Director Barbara Willyard-Frantz will speak on "The Power of Endowments: Gifts that Live Forever" on Thursday, December 8 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. in the auditorium of MidMichigan Medical Center - Alpena. Learn how to make a gift that will last forever! More →

Thursday, December 1, 2016

DRUMROLL PLEASE!! We are beyond thrilled to announce that #GivingTuesdayNEMI was a huge success, and raised over $41,000 for many northeast Michigan nonprofits. 494 individual gifts were made on Giving Tuesday to the participating nonprofits. Thank you to all of the generous people who took time to make a donation! More →

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

A HUGE "thank you" to everyone who gave yesterday on #GivingTuesdayNEMI! Each and every gift helped make the day a success for the participating nonprofits. We are working hard at our offices to get gifts processed and a final total for the day, which will be announced tomorrow. Please stay tuned to find out how BIG northeast Michigan turned out for its communities! More →

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

There is still time left to make your gift count for Giving Tuesday! Please share and tell your friends and family about this great opportunity to give back to the place we all love so much! www.cfnem.org/givingtuesday #GivingTuesdayNEMI More →

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Thank you Dan Kobil and Cathy Johnston for your gift to Friends of Negwegon State Park for Giving Tuesday! Yours was our 300th gift today. 300!! We hope you enjoy this warm windbreaker from the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary! There is still time to give to make your gift count for #GivingTuesdayNEMI. Visit www.cfnem.org/givingtuesday. (That's CFNEM's Executive Assistant, Denise Piantkowski. Denise has been working hard all day helping to process all of the incoming donations!) More →

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Thank you to Katherine Miller for your gift to the Pine River/Van Etten Lake Watershed Coalition! Yours was the 200th gift made through the Community Foundation on #GivingTuesdayNEMI! We hope you love this cute northeast Michigan pillow! (Executive Director Elect Patrick Heraghty thinks it's pretty cool, too.) If anyone would like to make a gift by check to be counted for Giving Tuesday, our offices are open until 5 p.m. Only gifts received today will count towards the total! We would also be happy to help you make a gift over the phone at 989-354-6881. More →

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Another prize winner! The gift that came in at noon on-the-dot was from Mary Young. Thank you for your gift to the Huron Humane Society! Promise us you'll put the finest cheese right over northeast Michigan on this cutting board that our Executive Director, Barb Frantz is showing off! ;) More →

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

How lucky we are to live in such giving communities! More →

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Our 100th donor today is Nancy George with a donation to the Sunrise Side Lifelong Learners! Thank you for your gift! The "100th Donor" prize is this Great Lakes decal and sweet Michigan tile coaster. (And that's Program Director Julie Wiesen showing off the prize!) Julie Wiesen More →

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Congrats Meaghan Gass! Your gift at 12:10 a.m. today was the very first Giving Tuesday gift! That means we'll be sending you this cool bag as a prize. The next prize goes to our 100th gift giver today. Who will it be?? (By the way, that's our awesome Finance Director, DeeAnn Karos in the photo, who is working like mad today to process each of these gifts!) More →

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

TODAY is Giving Tuesday! Please visit www.cfnem.org/givingtuesday and help us make today a HUGE success for the wonderful nonprofits in northeast Michigan! Last year, our communities raised over $30,000 in a single day. Will we beat that number this year? #GivingTuesdayNEMI More →

Monday, November 28, 2016

In the midst of super-sized sales and after a weekend of shopping, tomorrow is the biggest GIVING day of the year! Will you help us redefine the spirit of giving on November 29? #GivingTuesdayNEMI www.cfnem.org/givingtuesday More →

Sunday, November 27, 2016

The countdown is on! Giving back starts on November 29 at www.cfnem.org/givingtuesday #GivingTuesdsayNEMI More →

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

GREAT IDEA ALERT!! Get your kids interested in giving back to their community on Giving Tuesday! How? Give them a “giving allowance”, and on November 29 visit www.cfnem.org/givingtuesday and let the kids choose how they spend their charitable dollars. With 60 organizations participating, your youngsters are sure to find one or many organizations whose mission pulls at their heartstrings. Create an opportunity to inspire givers in your household on Giving Tuesday! #GivingTuesdayNEMI #familyphilanthropy #youthphilanthropy #charityrunsinthefamily More →

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

For our friends who love Iosco County - please consider supporting one of these great nonprofits on November 29 for Giving Tuesday at www.cfnem.org/givingtuesday! #GivingTuesdayNEMI More →

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Does your heart happen to be in the Straits Area? Consider supporting one of these organizations in Cheboygan County and Mackinaw City on Giving Tuesday at www.cfnem.org/givingtuesday #GivingTuesdayNEMI More →

Monday, November 21, 2016

For those whose heart is in Crawford, Ogemaw or Oscoda Counties, please support your local nonprofits through the Community Foundation on Giving Tuesday! On November 29, visit www.cfnem.org/givingtuesday to support any or all of these great organizations. #GivingTuesdayNEMI More →

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Congratulations to Besser Museum For Northeast Michigan on reaching your goal! We are proud to hold the 50th Anniversary Fund to help it be realized. More →

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Giving back...it's powerful. More →

Friday, November 18, 2016

If you're looking for something to do this weekend, check out this event! A CFNEM Community Impact Grant to the Thunder Bay Arts Council & Gallery is helping to provide funding for this and other events in this year's Showcase Series. More →

Friday, November 18, 2016

These wonderful organizations in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle Counties are participating in Giving Tuesday with the Community Foundation. On November 29 you will be able to support any or all of these organizations at www.cfnem.org/givingtuesday! #GivingTuesdayNEMI More →

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wondering how you can make a difference in your community this holiday season? The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan and our affiliate foundations are proud to be partnering with 60 (yes, 60!) organizations from nine counties across northeast Michigan for #GivingTuesdayNEMI to help our local nonprofits. Check out this list of wonderful organizations you’ll be able to give to online on November 29th to make an impact in your community in a way that is close to your heart. More →

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@CFNEM • Dec 1

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@CFNEM • Nov 30

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@CFNEM • Nov 29

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@CFNEM • Nov 29

Thank you Dan Kobil and Cathy Johnston for your gift to Friends of Negwegon State Park for Giving Tuesday! Yours... https://t.co/XPkri3zZoE

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@CFNEM • Nov 29

Thank you to Katherine Miller for your gift to the Pine River/Van Etten Lake Watershed Coalition! Yours was the... https://t.co/tbGY4qDKyO

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@CFNEM • Nov 29

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@CFNEM • Nov 29

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@CFNEM • Nov 29

Our 100th donor today is Nancy George with a donation to the Sunrise Side Lifelong Learners! Thank you for your... https://t.co/e8ZeIype3I

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@CFNEM • Nov 29

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@CFNEM • Nov 29

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@CFNEM • Nov 28

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@CFNEM • Nov 27

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@CFNEM • Nov 25

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@CFNEM • Nov 24

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@CFNEM • Nov 23

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@CFNEM • Nov 23

For our friends who love Iosco County - please consider supporting one of these great nonprofits on November 29... https://t.co/AgjrqE2Zs1

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@CFNEM • Nov 22

Does your heart happen to be in the Straits Area? Consider supporting one of these organizations in Cheboygan... https://t.co/mR5EhbKXG7

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@CFNEM • Nov 21

For those whose heart is in Crawford, Ogemaw or Oscoda Counties, please support your local nonprofits through the... https://t.co/iHJ3RWrHSd

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@CFNEM • Nov 20

Congratulations to Besser Museum For Northeast Michigan on reaching your goal! We are proud to hold the 50th... https://t.co/LXK7H3AEGO

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@CFNEM • Nov 19

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