Serving Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency & Presque Isle Counties

Giving

CFNEM Fund Descriptions

 

Donor Advised Funds

Alpena Lions Club Fund -- This non-endowed fund was established by the Alpena Noon Lions Club for the support of service projects as approved by the Alpena Lions Memorial Fund Board of Directors.

Alpena Power Company Electrical Education Fund -- Mini grants from this non-endowed fund are used at the discretion of the Alpena Power Company to benefit Alpena Public and Private Schools and Hillman Community Schools for electrical education projects.

Alpena Rotary Club Fund -- This endowment fund is used to support community service projects and organizations, youth activities, scholarships, and other Alpena Rotary Club priorities as recommended by the Alpena Rotary Club Board of Directors.

Exchange Club, Ma and Cap Wixon/Lancaster Fund -- A portion of the income from this endowment fund is used by the Exchange Club of Alpena to benefit the youth of the Alpena area.

Friends of Northeast Michigan Ecosystems Conservation Fund -- This endowment fund was established for the purpose of preserving, restroring, and initiating environmental and conservation projects in northeast Michigan.  It can also be used to protect the local hunting heritage when applicable.

Fund for Roger City Arts and Education -- This endowed fund was created to provide funds to bring to Rogers City arts or educational events or to assist with providing such facilities for such events.

Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative Project Fund -- This non-endowed fund was made possible by funding from the Great Lakes Fishery Trust and is used for place-based environmental education.

K2 Kids Fund -- This endowed fund, created in memory Kerwin Kitzman, was established for the purpose of supporting youth in northeast Michigan.  Grant recommendations are made by the K2 Kids Board of Trustees.

Wayne Lee Memorial Foundation Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established as a memorial by the family of Wayne Lee. It will be used to fund youth projects as the Lee Family chooses.

Nethercut Fund -- This endowment fund was established by the Nethercut Family to meet their charitable interests.

Park Schools Fund -- This non-endowed fund is used to fund scholarships as well as to support education as the donor indicates.

Tammy Pappas Education Fund -- This endowed fund was started to help the Oscoda Area Schools with funding to supply additional classroom materials, educational field trips, and teaching aids to teachers.

Thunder Bay Jr. High School Student Loan Fund -- This fund was established to make loans to graduates of Thunder Bay Junior High in Alpena to attend college.

Wayne Wire Cloth Products, Inc. Fund -- This endowment fund was established for the purpose of providing grants to benefit the residents of the Hillman area.  Grants from this fund require a matching amount from CFNEM.

Designated Funds

H. Bradford & Patricia S. Aarons Fund -- This endowment fund was created to assist the Friends of the Lewiston Library with its endeavors.

Alcona Community Schools Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund is used at the discretion of the Alcona Community Schools Board.

All Saints Catholic School Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund is used for the benefit of All Saints Catholic School of Alpena at the discretion of the All Saints Board.

Alpena Community College Foundation Endowed Teaching Chair Fund -- This endowed fund was created to assist Alpena Community College, and more specifically, to make available earnings to give awards to ACC faculty in one of the following areas:  research, professional development, or a proposed research and development project.

Alpena High Schools Band Boosters Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was established to provide assistance to the Alpena High School Band program.

Alpena Public Schools Endowment Fund-Academic -- This endowment fund was established to be used at the discretion of the Alpena Public Schools for academic purposes. 

Alpena Public Schools Endowment Fund-Extra-Curricular -- This endowment fund was established to be used at the discretion of the Alpena Public Schools for extra-curricular purposes.

Alpena Regional Medical Center Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund is to be used for the general needs of the hospital at the discretion of the Alpena Regional Medical Center Board.

Alpena Village Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was created to supplement the operating expense of the Alpena Village Retirement Center.

Alpena Volunteer Center Romney Fund -- This endowment was established as an ongoing source of support for the Alpena Volunteer Center with matching funds from the statewide George M. Romney Fund.

Arthur E. Sytek Park Fund -- This endowment fund was created by the Thunder Bay River Watershed Council to maintain the fishing pavilion, picnic tables and wild flowers at Arthur E. Sytek Park.  The fund can also be used for environmental education.

Besser Foundation CFNEM Administrative Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was established by the Besser Foundation to be used for CFNEM's administrative espenses.

Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan Art Fund -- This endowment fund was established to purchase original works of art, lithographs, etc. for the Besser Museum of Northeast Michigan.

Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan Endowment Fund -- This endowment was established for the general purposes of the Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan at the discretion of the Museum Board.

Boys and Girls Club Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was created for the benefit of the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena to be used at the discretion of the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena's Board.

Business and Industry Hospital Fund -- This non-endowed fund was established as a vehicle through which individuals and businesses can make donations to Alpena Regional Medical Center's building projects.

Carlson Family Fund for the Benefit of the Huron Humane Society -- This non-endowed fund was created to help with the costs of building or purchasing a new home for the Huron Humane Society in Alpena.

Child and Family Services Prevention and Critical Needs Fund -- This endowment fund is to be used as an ongoing source of support toward strengthening our community's most vulnerable families by attempting to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty, child abuse and neglect, and welfare dependency.

Cliff Anscheutz Emanuel Lutheran Church Fund -- This endowment fund was established for the purpose of retiring the debt of the building fund of the Emanuel Lutheran Church of Tawas City.  After the debt is retired, funds may be used for the general funds of the church.  Disbursements may be made at the discretion of the Emanual Lutheran Church of Tawas City Board.

Dorothy Leitch Alcona Fund -- This endowment fund was established for the purpose of aiding in the operating expenses of the Alcona County Volunteer Center branch of the Alpena Volunteer Center.

Dorothy Leitch Memorial Fund -- This endowment fund, established by a bequest, will be used to benefit the residents of Alpena County.

Dorothy Leitch Montmorency Fund -- This endowment fund was established for the purpose of aiding in the operating expenses of the Montmorency County Volunteer Center branch of the Alpena Volunteer Center.

Dorothy Leitch Presque Isle Fund -- This endowment fund was established for the purpose of aiding in the operating expenses of the Presque Isle County Volunteer Center branch of the Alpena Volunteer Center.

Elk Country Animal Shelter Fund -- This pass through fund was established to assist the Elk Country Animal Shelter in Montmorency.

Eugene J. and Helen T. McLean Fund -- This endowed fund was established with half of the interest earned being given to St. Ignatius Church in Rogers City, and the balance going to fund projects fenefitting the youth of Rogers City.

First Congregational Church Capital Fund -- This endowment fund was established to assist with the costs of capital projects relating to the church property.  Disbursements may be made at the discretion of the First Congregational Church Board.

First Congregational Church Restoration and Preservation Fund -- This permanent endowment was established through a bequest from Jennie Kerr, a former CFNEM board member. This fund will help to protect, preserve and restore the First Congregational Church building.

Frank and Barb Agius Fund -- This endowed fund was created to assist area children with the fees and costs required to play hockey in the Alpena Hockey Association Leagues.

Friends of Alpena Farmers Market Expansion Project Fund -- This non-endowed fund will be used to help fund the expansion project at the Alpena Farmers Market behind City Hall.

John D. Firzgerald, Jr. Memorial Fund -- This endowment fund was created to assist Hospice of Michigan with the operation costs for the Hospice of Alpena office.

Grace Lutheran Church Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was started to assist with the operating expenses of Grace Lutheran Church in Alpena.

Headwaters Land Conservancy Fund -- This endowment fund was established by the Headwaters Land Conservancy to be used as their board deems appropriate.

Hillman Community Christmas Dinner Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was established to help support an annual Christmas dinner held in Hillman for the benefit of the whole community.

 Hillman Community Education Foundation Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund is used for the education and operational needs of the Hillman Community Schools and its students as the Hillman Community Education Foundation board deems appropriate.

Hillman Community Education Foundation Non-Endowed Fund -- This is a non-permanent fund that the Hillman Community Education Foundation uses for its immediate needs.

Homelessness Prevention Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was set up for the purpose of assisting in the fight against the problems of homelessnes and hunger within northeast Michigan.

Hospice of Michigan Special Care Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established by a bequest from Jennie Kerr, a former CFNEM board member. This fund will help support the special needs of Hospice of Michigan patients in Alpena County and their families.

Hubbard Lake Community Association Building and Library Fund - This nonendowed fund will be used to help build a new community center/library in Hubbard Lake.

Huron Humane Society Endowment Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was created to help the Huron Humane Society with their general operating expenses.

Harry Johnson Endowment Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was created by Mr. Johnson to help support the Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan.

Bernard Kanthack Endowment Fund - This permanent endowment fund was created through a bequest from the Estate of Bernard Kanthack. The fund will provide annual grants to Hospice of Michigan for their Alpena Grievance Committee; Huron Humane Society; Alpena Boys and Girls Club; St. Bernard's Friendship Room; and Alcona Health Center to assist patients living in Alpena County.

Kiwanis Club of Alpena - Fletcher Fund --This endowment fund was established by the Kiwanis Club of Alpena to assist them with projects benefitting Alpena.

Dr. Jack Leopard Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established through a bequest from Dr. Jack Leopard, a former CFNEM board member. It will benefit Alpena Regional Medical Center.

Lewiston Area Historical Society Endowment Fund -- This endowed fund was created to be used annually for the purpose of maintaining the Historical Society's museum in Lewiston a nd the area of the Camp Lunden Civilian Conservation Corps camp as recommended by an advisory committee.

Montmorency County Veterans Memorial Fund -- This non-endowed fund was established by the Montmorency County Veterans groups to support the Veterans Memorial located in front of the Montmorency County Courthouse.

Ann Skillman Moore and Russell Levering Moore Memorial Fund -- This fund was created through a bequest from the Estate of Ann Skillman Moore to help support the treatment of patients with vision or hearing problems at Alpena Regional Medical Center.

M-Pac Community Ice Arena Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund will be used for the upkeep and needs of the Nort hern Lights Arena once it is completed.

Dee Newport Literacy Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was created by Dr. Don Newport in memory of his late wife, Dee. It will help to support the adult literacy program at Alpena County Library.

Northeast Michigan Homeless Shelters Fund -- This non-endowed fund will be used to help support the two homeless shelters in northeast Michigan, Shelter, Inc. and Sunrise Mission. Both agencies already have endowment funds with CFNEM, but this fund will be used for their immediate needs.

Park Museum Fund -- This endowed fund was established by the Park family fo rthe benefit of the Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan for operating or capital expenditures.

Presque Isle County Historical Museum Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was created for the benefit of the Presque Isle County Historical Museum.

The Reitz Family Fund -- The endowed fund was established by the Reitz Family to make annual gifts to certain organizations.

River Center Fund -- This fund was established to assist the City of Alpena and its Wildlife Sanctuary Committee to handle local gifts for their new River Center Building Fund. This special project fund will hold gifts for the building itself and will be closed after the building is complete and all the peldges are paid and the money has been spent.

Robert Kennedy Alcona Elementary School Library Fund -- This endowment fund was established to assist with the purchase of books for the Alcona Elementary School library.

School Success Fund -- This non-endowed fund was established to support the operational expenses of the family-school relatoins program provided by the Alpena Public Schools.

Shelter, Inc. Endowment Fund -- This endowed fund was created to ensure non-interuption of operations and delivery of services of Shelter, Inc.

Special Olympics Fund for Athletic Training Fund -- This endowed fund was established to assist in the purchase of equipment for the training, development, and participation of athletes in official sports of the Michigan Special Olympics, and/or for training, as authorized and and accepted by the standards of the Michigan Special Olympics for developing competing athletes.

C. Fred Steele and Olive L. Steele Memorial Funds I and II -- These endowment funds, established by a bequest, benefit CFNEM, First Congregational Church, Alpena Regional Medical Center, Boys and Girls Club of Alpena, the Salvation Army, Alpena Public Library, and the Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan.

Thunder Bay Arts Council Inc. Fund -- This endowment fund was established for general purposes of the Thunder Bay Arts Council at the discretion of the Council's Board of Trustees.

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Fund -- This endowment fund will be used to help support the educational work of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

Thunder Bay Trails Association Fund -- This endowment fund was established for the expenses of the Thunder Bay Trails Assciation.  Gifts to this fund may be matched.

Tournament Tennis Courts Fund -- This pass through fund was established to assist with the construction of two tournament tennis courts at the Thunder Bay Recreation Center in Alpena.

Toys for Kids/Feed a Family Fund -- This endowed fund was created to directly aid the Operation Holidays Foundation in its efforts to provide food and gifts for area families in need over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

Trinity Episcopal Church Fund -- This endowment fund was establihsed to assist Trinity Episcopal Church of Alpena with restoration, repairs, and/or any major maintenance of the church building.

Westminster Presbyterian Church Fund -- This permanent endowment fund, established by Beach and Marianne Hall, will be used to produce annual income to be used for unbudgeted mission of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rogers City.

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Awareness of Alpena Fund -- This endowment fund was started to support the Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program in Alpena.

Field of Interest Funds

Mr. and Mrs. O.B. Memorial Fund -- This endowment fund was established for any project related to the protection an dpreservation of our environment.

Huron Shores Health Fund -- This endowment fund was established when the Rogers City Hospital was closed.  It is to be used to provide for the health care needs of the residents of Presque Isle County.

Kellogg Youth Fund -- A portion of the income from this endowment fund donated by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation is used by the CFNEM Youth Advisory Council to teach them about philanthropy, and volunteerism by funding grants which benefit the youth in the counties of Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle.

Ann M. Kuntz Fund -- This endowment fund was established to provide grants to benefit the youth of Presque Isle County.

Lewiston Industrial Development Corp. Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established when the Lewiston Industrial Development Corporation ceased to exist and they turned their assets over to CFNEM to support the needs of nonprofits in Lewiston.

Macker Backers of Alpena Youth Fund -- This non-endowed fund was created to support youth activities through organizations in the greater Alpena area.

Women's Giving Circle Fund - This endowment fund, created to inspire women's philanthropy, will provide grants to projects and programs in Northeast Michigan that support issues important to women in those communities.

The Park Schools Fund -- The non-endowed fund was established by the Park family for both Lake Superior State University and the University of Michigan to benefit both schools and students at the discretion of the Park family.

Tobacco Settlement Partnership Fund -- This endowment fund was created when the State of Michigan won its legal battle against the tobacco industry.  Grants from this fund are used for anti-smoking projects for youth under the age of 18 and for senior citizens.

Agency Funds

Alcona Conservation District Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was established to assist with the operating expenses of the Alcona Soil and Conservation District office.

Alpena Alzheimer's Association Fund -- This non-endowed fund was established to assist with the operating expenses of the Alpena Alzheimer's Association, and /or for its charitable interests.

Alpena Area Recreation Commission Operating Fund -- This non-endowed fund was established for the needs of the Alpena Recreation Commission as that board sees fit.

Alpena Area Senior Citizens Council, Inc. Fund -- This non-endowed fund was established by the Alpena Area Senior Citizens Council, Inc. board of directors to help meeting their needs.

Alpena Civic Theatre Endowment Fund -- This endowed fund will support the activities of Alpena Civic Theatre, as determined by its board of directors.

Alpena County Library Fund -- This non-endowed fund was started to meet the general needs of the Alpena County Library, including but not limited to, the long term needs for capital improvement.

Alpena D.A.R.E. Endowment Fund -- This fund was set up as a permanent endowment to support the Alpena D.A.R.E. Program. Gifts can also be made to the spendable portion of the fund for current projects.

Alpena Huron Shore Little League Endowment Fund -- This fund was established as a permanent endowment to support the Alpena Huron Shore Little League.

Alpena Regional Hospitality Services Fund -

Association of Lifelong Learners Fund -- This permanent endowment was established by the Association of Lifelong Learners to build assets to the future of the organization.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Alpena Fund --This non-endowed fund is designated for the operating needs of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeast Michigan.

Boys and Girls Club Fund -- This non-endowed fund is designated for the operating needs of the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena.  Disbursements are made quarterly.

CFNEM Operating Fund -- This non-endowed fund is used for all operating expenses for the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan.

Curtis Township Library Endowment Fund -- This fund was started for the purpose of supplementing the operating expenses of the Curtis Township Library in Alcona County.

Faith and Hope Hospitality House Fund -- This non-endowed fund was stared to establish and operate a Hospital Hospitality House in Alpena, Michigan.

Friendship Room Fund -- This fund was established to assist with the expenses of running the Friendship Room at St. Bernard Church, in Alpena, MI. The Friendship Room provides meals to those in need. 

Friends of Alpena Farmers Market Expansion Fund -- This is a special project fund to hold the funds that will be used to build the expansion project at the Alpena Farmers Market.

NE MI Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative Endowment Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was created to help to continue support of the Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (NEMIGLSI) program that takes students out of the classroom and into the community to work on environmental projects. The goal is for this fund to eventually help to sustain the NEMIGLSI program in area schools.

NE MI Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative Project Fund -- This non-endowed fund was created by a grant from the Great Lakes Fishery Trust to fund the Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative: a program that takes students out of the classroom and into the community to work on environmental projects.   

Henry and Peggy Hoffman Presque Isle District Library Fund -- This non-endowed fund was created by a bequest for the benefit of the Presque Isle District Library.

Henry and Peggy Hoffman Presque Isle Museum Fund -- This non-endowed fund was created by a bequest for the benefit of the Presque Isle District Historical Museum.

Huron Pines RC&D Council Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was established by the Huron Pines Resource Conservation and Development Council to be used to help the people of northeast Michigan care for and protect their natural resources in a way that will improve the area's economy, environment and living standards for the needs of its communities as determined by the Fund's advisory committee.  For more information about Huron Pines RC&D, visit www.huronpines.org.

Stan Beck Junior Achievement of Alpena Fund -- This endowment fund was designed to assist Junior Achievement of Alpena with its needs as determined by the Junior Achievement Board of Trustees.

Leer Heritage Foundation Fund - This permanent endowment fund was established to preserve Leer Lutheran Church and its cemetary.

Michigan Karst Conservancy Fund -- This endowment fund was established for the operational expenses of the Michigan Karst Conservancy.  Disbursements are made quarterly

MPAC Funds -- Mpac3 is a non endowed fund to hold gifts and pledges for the second sheet of ice at Northern Lights Arena.  Mpac4 is a non-endowed fund to hold gifts and pledges for operating expenses at Northern Lights Arena.

NE Michigan Community Mental Health Fund -- This endowment was established to supplement Northeast Michigan Community Mental Health Services with its operating expenses.

Northeast Michigan Continuing Care Retirement Center Fund -- This non-endowed fund is to be used for the general needs of the Northeast Michigan Care Retirement Facility.

NEMROC Equipment and Facilities Fund -- This permanent endowment was established by the NEMROC board to help with the costs of upgrading or replacing NEMROC's property, plant, and/or equipment in order to improve the vocational work-training environment for people with severe disabilities.

SAFFE (Smoke Alarms for Fire Emergencies) Fund -- This non-endowed was created to assure that each home in the area has a working smoke detector.

Sunrise Mission Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was create to supplement the operating expenses of the Sunrise Mission in Alpena, and/or for charitable purposes at the discretion of the Sunrise Mission Board.

Thunder Bay Arts Council, Inc. Fund -- This endowment fund was created for the general purposes of the Thunder Bay Arts Council at the discretion of the Council's Board of Trustees.

Thunder Bay Community Health Services Fund -- This non-endowed fund was created for holding pledges and gifts to build a health care facility in Atlanta, Michigan.  Upon completion of the building, any remaining balance will be placed into a permanent endowment fund to be used to assist with indigent patient care.

Thunder Bay Island Lighthouse and Cultural Resources Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established by the Thunder Bay Island Lighthouse Preservation Society to assist with the expenses of the preservation of the Thunder Bay Island Lighthouse and all its related cultural resources.

Thunder Bay Theatre Memorial and Legacy Fund -- This non-endowed fund was established to assist with the expenses of the Thunder Bay Theatre at the discretion of the Theatre's Board of Trustees.

United Way of Northeast Michigan Fund -- This non-endowed fund was established to be used to assist the United Way of Northeast Michigan with its operating expenses at the discretion of the United Way Board of Trustees.

United Way of Northeast Michigan Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund was established to support the needs of the United Way of Northeast Michigan as its Board of Trustees directs.

Wings Over Alpena - This non-endowed fund was established to support the needs of the Wings Over Alpena air show that takes place every other year in Alpena.

Youth Skaters Scholarship Fund -

Scholarship Funds

Alcona FFA Alumni Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established by the Alcona FFA Alumni Association to support scholarship awards to Alcona FFA students graduating from Alcona High School.

Peter Aliferis Medical School Scholarship -- This endowment fund is used to award a medical school scholarship to a student from Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, or Presque Isle County.

Alpena Public Schools Endowment Fund-Scholarships -- This endowment fund is to be used at the discretion of the Alpena Public Schools for scholarships to students.

Carl and Helen Basel MSU Scholarhip Fund -- This endowment fund was established to provide scholarships to students who plan to attend MSU and are majoring in any of the following areas:  Natural Resources, Agriculture, Engineering, or Human Medicine.

Big A Scholarship Fund -- This endowed scholarship fund was established in memory of Jason Andersen, a well respected and loved former football and basketball coach at Alpena High School. The scholarship will be for students graduating from Alpena High School who have received a varsity letter in sports and have overcome adversity in their life.

Rhonda Blohm Memorial Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established by friends and family of Rhonda Blohm in her memory to provide scholarships to students graduating from Alcona High School.

Roger P. Brilinski Memorial Scholarship Fund -- This fund was originally created by the Exchange Club of Alpena in memory of Roger P. Brilinski, the only soldier from Alpena County to lose his life in the first Gulf War. Students who are veterans or the child of a veteran and are planning to attend Alpena Community College can apply for this scholarship through ACC.

CFNEM General Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was created by the CFNEM board of trustees as a place to put gifts when a donor wants to support scholarships but doesn't have a specific scholarship fund they want to support.

CFNEM/Jesse Besser Scholarship Fund -- This fund is used at the discretion of the CFNEM Board to award scholarships to graduates of Alpena High School who will be attending a Michgian private college or university.

Hall Presque Isle County/ARMC Medical Scholarship Fund - This fund is used to support students who are planning to go into a medical field.

Michael S. Crick Scholarship Fund -- This fund is used for a Alcona High School graduate who is pursuing a degree, preferably in the field of Fine Arts, from any Michigan college or university.

James Cook Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established by family and friends of Jim Cook to support students from Alcona High School to attend college.

Wesley Davis Family Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established by Midge Connon in memory of her father. It will be used to award scholarships to students who have recently or previously graduated from Hillman High School and plan to attend Alpena Community College.

William and Lillian Davis Scholarship Fund -- This non-endowed fund was established to provide scholarship to graduating seniors from Johannesburg-Lewiston High School.

William C. and Ida A. Farrow Music Scholarship Fund -- This fund is used to provide a scholarship for any student from Alcona County who will be studying music.

First Federal of Northern Michigan Scholarship Fund -- This endowment fund is used at the discretion of the First Federal of Northern Michigan Board to award scholarships to graduates of Alpena High School who plan to attend any Michigan college or university.

Tim Fitzpatrick Family Scholarship Fund -- This endowment fund will be used to support students from Alpena, Alcona, Montmorency and Presque Isle to reach their educational goals. Students who apply can choose to attend any college to the subject of their choice.

Stephen and Charon Fletcher Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was created by Steve and Charon Fletcher to support students from Alpena County to attend the Berkshire School for 9th through 12th grade or to support students to attend Cornell University.

William O. Gilliland Memorial MSU Scholarship -- This endowment fund was given for students graduating from Alpena High School to attend Michigan State University.

Philip J. Glennie Scholarship Fund -- This endowment fund is used by the 26th Judicial Bar Association to award a law school scholarship to a student from the 26th Judical District.

Grace Lutheran Church Scholarship Fund -- This endowed fund is used to provide a scholarship to any active, graduating high school senior, who is a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Alpena.

Bill and Joyce Green Scholarship Fund -- This endowment fund is used to provide scholarships to students graduating from Hillman High School.


Harry and Jenny Grove Trade School and Secondary Education Fund -- This permanently endowed fund was established by John Zackel, a 93-year-old man who was raised by Harry and Jenny Grove. He wanted to honor their memory with a scholarship for students graduating from Hillman High School who want to pursue a career in the trades.

Leland Harris/Gilbert Truax Electronics Education Fund -- This endowed fund is used to provide a scholarship to a student who graduated from high school Alpena, Posen, or Rogers City.  It us to be used for the study of electronics.

Jule and Thelma Hartwick -- This endowment fund is used for scholarships for Alpena Community College students majoring in library science, mathmematics, or it neither of those disciplines can be filled, then the field of science broadly applied.

Eleanor L and John R. Heilman Nursing Education Fund -- This endowed fund is used to provide a scholarship to anyone in the counties of Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Crawford, Iosco, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, or Presque Isle who is planning on studying nursing.  It may be used at any college or university.

Huron Shores Fellowship Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established to award scholarships.

InsuranCenter Corportation of Alpena Scholarship Fund -- This non-endowed fund is used to award scholarships to graduating students of Alpena High School who are planning to attend any Michigan college or university.

Isadore and Getrude Isackson Scholarship Fund -- This endowed fund is used to combine with other scholarship funds for the Combined Funds Scholarship Award.  These scholarship awards are unrestricted as to school to be attended or field of study.

Interlochen Alumni Scholarship Fund -- This endowment fund is used to award scholarships to students from Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, or Presque Isle to attend the Interlochen Center for their Arts Academy or Arts Camp.

Jamie Richardson Art Scholarship Memorial Fund -- Thi s endowment fund was established to distribute scholarships to students graduating from Alcona High School to attend any school to study fine arts.

Frederick T and Betty D Johnston Scholarship Fund -- This non-endowed fund is used to award scholarships to graduating seniors from Alpena HIgh School to attend any Michigan college or u niversity.

David Julian Memorial Scholarship Fund - This permanent endowment was created by the family of David Julian to support students who are studying criminal justice. Priority will be given to Bay City police officers and their children. Students from northeast Michigan may also apply.

Howard G. and Harriett R. Kelm Fund -- This endowed fund is used to award scholarships to students who will be working toward a degree in education, with preference given to students who will be attending Alpena Community College.

Ida Knaebe Memorial Scholarship Fund -- This endowment fund was created to provide scholarships to students from Presque Isle County.

Phil Kruttlin Scholarship Fund -- The fund was established to provide scholarships to graduating seniors from Alcona High School.

Lapp-Garber Scholarship Fund -- The endowed fund is used to combine with other scholarship funds for the Combined Funds Scholarship Award.  These scholarships are unrestric ted as to school or field of study.

Samuel and Marion Briggs Lilley Memorial Scholarship Fund -- This endowment fund was established by a bequest from Marion Briggs Lilley to provide two awards annually to support students graduating from Alcona High School who want to study in the fields of nursing, medical or religious careers, or the fields of agriculture, forestry or merchant marines.

Lincoln Lions Scholar ship Fund -- This endowment fund was established to provide scholarships to graduating seniors from Alcona High School, at the discretion of the Lincoln Lions Club.

Lori MacKenzie Memorial Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established by friends and family in memory of Lori MacKenzie. The fund awards scholarships to students graduating from Alpena High School.

Ralph C. Mills Memorial Scholarship Fund -- This f und was es tablished for Alcona High Students from Lincoln who are pursuing a degree in medicine.

MSU Alumni Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment was established to support scholarships for students planning to attend Michigan State University. 

Neva Nelson Scholarship Fund -- The endowed fund is used to combine with other scholarship funds for the Combined Funds Scholarship Award.  These scholarships are unrestricted as to school or field of study.

Nethercut University of Michigan Fund -- This endowment fund was established to distribute scholarships to students from Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, and Presque Isle counties to attend U of M to study the subject of their choice.

Evelyn Oles Nursing Scholarship Fund -- This fund is used to provide a scholarship to anyone in the counties of Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, or Presque Isle who is planning on studying nursing.  It may be used at any college or university.

Lola M. Penny Memorial Nusing Scholarship Fund -- This endowed fund is used to provide a scholarship to anyone in the counties of Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency or Presque Isle who is planning on studying nursing.  It may be used at any college or university.

Dee Brown Perry Scholarship Fund -- This endowed fund was established to provide scholarships to graduating seniors from Alcona High School.

Joseph P . Pinson Fund -- This endowment fund is used to award scholarships to students attending Alpena Community College.

Richmond and Bingham Memorial Scholarship Fund -- This endowment fund was establishe d to distribute scholarships to students graduating from Alpena High School and/or any student transferring from Alpena Community College to attend Michigan State University.


Sharron Riffert Scholarship Fund -- This endowment fund was established in memory of Sharron Riffert by her family and friends. It is used to award scholarships to students graduating from Alpena High School.

Helen Sanecki Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established through a bequest from the Estate of Helen Sanecki to support female students graduating from Alcona High School who want to pursue an education in the fields of teaching or high school counseling.

Henry Sanecki Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was established through a bequest from the Estate of Helen Sanecki to support male students graduating from Alcona High School who want to pursue an education in the fields of aviation, Air Force, or engineering.

Kameron Sherwood Memorial Golf Scholarship Fund -- This permanent endowment scholarship fund was established by family and friends as a memorlal to Kamerson Sherwood. This scholarship will support students graduating from Alcona High School who have been on the golf or soccer teams.

Dr. Elaine Smith Nursing Scholarship Fund - sponsored by Phil and Leland Harris -- This permanent endowment was established by Leland Harris in honor of his doctor, Dr. Elaine Smith. It is used to award scholarships to students who plan to study nursing.

Alvin B. Somers Scholarship Fund -- This endowment fund is used for scholarships for graduating seniors from Alcona High School.

Elaine Collins Wegmeyer Fund -- This permanent endowment fund was created by Elaine Wegmeyer to offer scholarship awards to students graduating from Hillman High School to attend any school to study the field of their choice. 

Wiesen Family Scholarship Fund -- This endowment fund is used for scholarships for anyone from Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, or Presque Isle counties who will be attending Alpena Community College.  Preference is given to students with financial need.

Edward Woloszyk Memorial Scholarship Fund -- This endowed fund was established to for students graduating from Posen High School.

Unrestricted Funds

Alcona County Community Needs Fund -- This endowment fund was established for the purpose of making grants specifically for the benefit of Alcona County.

Community Needs Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund is our most important one.  It is used to make grants that meet the needs of non-profit organizations in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, and Presque Isle counties. 

Genite Family Fund -- This endowment fund is used in conjunction with the CFNEM Community Needs Endowment Fund to make grants to local non-profit organizations.

Chuck and Kathy Ingle Fund -- This endowment fund is used in conjunction with the CFNEM Community Needs Endowment Fund to make grants to local non-profit organizations.

Montmorency County Community Needs Fund -- This endowment fund was established for the purpose of making grants specifically for the benefit of Montmorency County.

Neva Nelson Memorial Fund -- This endowment fund is used in conjunction with the CFNEM Community Needs Endowment Fund to make grants to local non-profit organizations.

Panel Processing Fund -- This endowment fund is used in conjunction with the CFNEM Community Needs Endowment Fund to make grants to local non-profit organizations.

Presque Isle County Community Needs Fund -- This endowment fund was established for the purpose of making grants specifically for the benefit of Presque Isle County.

Strategic Planning Fund -- This non-endowed fund will be used as the CFNEM Board deems appropriate. 

The Stevens Fund -- This endowment fund is used in conjunction with the CFNEM Community Needs Endowment Fund to make grants to local non-profit organizations.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Weinkauf, Sr. Endowment Fund -- This endowment fund is used in conjunction with the CFNEM Community Needs Endowment Fund to make grants to local non-profit organizations.

Wilson Family Fund -- This endowment fund is used in conjunction with the CFNEM Community Needs Endowment Fund to make grants to local non-profit organizations.

Special Project Fund

River Center Fund - This fund was established to assist in building an environmental interpretive center in Alpena.

 

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