Thank you for supporting our communities on Giving Tuesday! Here's what to do:
1. Scroll through the list of many great nonprofits in northeast Michigan and read about their mission or particular project for which they are trying to raise funds. Participating nonprofits' funds are separated by geographic area. (Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan - Alpena, Alcona, Montmorency and Presque Isle Counties; Iosco County Community Foundation; North Central Michigan Community Foundation - Crawford, Ogemaw and Oscoda Counties; and Straits Area Community Foundation - Cheboygan County and Mackinaw City)
2. Choose a nonprofit by clicking “Give Now”, and make your gift online. (*Note: when entering your gift amount, be sure to use whole dollar amounts and do not include any decimals.)
Did you see more than one organization you'd like to support? Simply go back and make another donation to any of the nonprofits with a cause close to your heart!
Children's advocacy centers (CACs) are community-based, child-focused and child-friendly facilities whose primary goal is to ensure that children are not further victimized by the intervention systems designed to protect them.
Help us rehabilitate sick, injured and orphaned birds of prey and return them to the wild in a healthy and fit condition, and increase knowledge through scientific research, continuing education and general networking.
A.L.L. provides comprehensive educational programs and services to Northern Michigan's senior population.
Help us inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them unique. Through dynamic discussions, activities and running games, girls develop essential skills to establish a lifetime of appreciation for health, fitness and community.
Help us upgrade the MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena’s Cancer Center. Renovations will include state-of-the-art cancer equipment, an expanded treatment area, and vital patient enhancements such as heated chairs for those receiving chemotherapy infusions.
Help us help those facing addiction to recover with grace and dignity. Our programs passionately address recovery and foster community change through our Up North Prevention initiative.
The Montmorency County Commission on Aging implements private and public programs that promote and safeguard the independence, welfare and dignity of the senior citizens of Montmorency County.
Help us strengthen families through workshops and courses that build positive parenting skills, increase knowledge of child development, and inform those caring for children about the effects of trauma.
We exist to help women make their best decisions regarding unexpected pregnancy and related issues. We offer compassionate support and hope, as well as programs that help educate, equip and encourage.
Youth across NE Michigan are protecting their environment, enhancing their communities, and enriching their own learning and lives. NEMIGLSI is a regional network that fosters school-community partnerships and empowers youth through hands-on learning.
We create and promote programs and activities to give meaning each day in the lives of our seniors and the community.
She's a great old girl and a treasure, but she needs a little touch up! The Museum is in need of $15,000 to repaint, install a ramp to provide handicap access, and to make other needed and overdue repairs.
Help preserve the Great Lakes and their history through research and education. Your support helps provide hands-on, exciting learning experiences for local students and families, engaging nearly 100,000 visitors a year.
Make your River Center a reality. Embedded in the hillside of Duck Park, the River Center will be a thermometer of the watershed's health, a showcase of the river's long life and an example of our community's heart. It can't happen without your support!
The Presque Isle District Library provides literacy and educational materials and services that include artistic, cultural and educational programs meeting the needs and interests of its patrons and the general public.
A child placing agency which licenses foster homes, promotes the social and emotional well-being of families through training and support, and prevents the breakdown of families through home visits and referrals.
We work to enable all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. As a lifeline for area youth, we dedicate ourselves to changing lives for the better and creating leaders.
Help us provide essential supportive services to secondary and primary survivors of sexual assault. Without community giving, our ability to provide these services would diminish.
Friends of Negwegon State Park have worked together to preserve, protect and promote the park through stewardship, education and research. Projects include Dark Sky Park protection, Adopt-a-Trail and more.
The Exchange Club is composed of business and professional men and women who devote their time, talent and energy to recognizing youth, community service and child abuse prevention.
Alpena Senior Citizens Center promotes and protects dignity, independence and welfare of older adults throughout Alpena County.
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan provides culturally enriching experiences in Art, History and Science for visitors of all ages and abilities to enjoy. Please help us finish our Fish Tug Exhibit!
Friends of the Alpena Farmers' Market supports eating fresh, locally grown produce and good nutrition.
We provide a caring shelter and eventual placement of adoptable animals, education on the proper care of animals and we promote understanding of the need to control the unwanted pet population.
Help grow the arts in our region! Thunder Bay Arts Council promotes, supports and preserves the arts through performance, education and leadership.
We are a no-kill sanctuary working to heal and rehabilitate pets, and to reduce the number of homeless animals through education, rehabilitation and re-homing with support and cooperation of our community.
Support issues of importance to women of northeast Michigan! As the fund grows, the size and number of grants also grow, making a lasting impact on the quality of life for women in our region.
Your support helps NEMROC assist individuals with disabilities in our community through vocational training and employment, resulting in real wages, independence and self-assurance.
Help us create a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We have built homes in Alpena, Alcona and Presque Isle Counties for 25 years, and with your support we will be able to keep building.
Support the region’s primary resource for educational support, historical research, and arts and culture enrichment opportunities.
The Salvation Army of Alpena County's mission is help people break the chains of poverty by serving those in greatest need with services such as utility assistance, food pantry, school supplies, coats for winter, and Christmas assistance for toys and food.
Curtis Township Library provides current, high demand, high interest materials in a variety of formats and provides timely, accurate and useful information in a cost-effective manner to meet the needs of all Curtis Township residents of all ages.
Help us make our goal a reality! The Iosco Exploration Trail is a non-motorized pathway which will be the Iosco/AuSable portion of the Governors "Iron Belle" pathway extending from Belle Isle to Ironwood Mich.
Help us develop interest and understanding of our native birds and natural resources in the AuSable Valley area, and their importance to our local economic, cultural and recreational opportunities.
Sunrise Side Lifelong Learning (SSLL) plans and offers informal educational programs and activities to enrich the daily lives of its members and others through mini-courses, day trips, outdoor activities and social events.
With your support, St. Joseph Health System will continue to bring in the newest technology, superior medical professionals and compassionate care to the people of the northern region and beyond.
Help us alleviate human suffering by responding to natural disaster when called upon throughout the U.S.
Help us serve athletes with intellectual disabilities ages 8-100 in year-round sports and fitness training. There is no cost to athletes, and they can participate in basketball, track, soccer, kayaking and more.
Help us monitor, improve and preserve the land and waterways within the Pine River watershed. Conservation projects are only possible through funding from individual donations or grants.
Help us provide warm beds, meals, showers, laundry and case management services for housing referrals in cooperation with the N.E. Mich. Coalition for the Prevention of Homelessness and Hunger.
Help us assist youth in becoming contributing members of society through performing arts and recreational activities. We provide educational opportunities promoting team building, creative problem-solving and innovative thinking.
Help us give all kids the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Camp helps youth unplug, gain independence, make new friends, challenge their limits, explore the natural world, and create lifelong habits of healthy living.
Help us prevent child abuse through our work toward ending Shaken Baby Syndrome. We also support children and families through Carol's Baby Pantry and encouraging safe sleep practices for babies.
Help us bring warmth and happiness to every child in need with a new or almost new winter coat. A warm child can attend school, exercise outdoors and stay healthy during Michigan winters.
Help us support the college, its students and its communities. By providing scholarships and grants, we ensure that students are well-equipped to be excellent community members who contribute to positive community impact.
Please help us provide safety and empowerment to survivors of domestic and sexual violence through our residential safe house shelter and outreach programs for adults and youth including support groups, advocacy and prevention programs.
Help us protect the land and water in northeast Michigan.
Help us feed the hungry in Crawford County. Every year the need increases, and it is difficult to keep up with the growing number of clients. Your gift will help provide food for families in need.
Meals on Wheels is a meal, companionship and a watchful eye on the health and safety of older adults. Our volunteers are often the only people someone might speak to on any given day, and the safety check has saved lives!
Poverty, broken relationships and addictions challenge families. We offer hope and are a source of needed supplies such as diapers, clothing and other necessities. Help us support families!
Help us provide a safe, child-friendly place for children to be forensically interviewed when they have been a victim of or witness to a crime. We give children free services medical and counseling services to heal from their abuse.
We help people cope with life limiting illnesses. Projects include Camp Warm Hearts, Wings of Hope and Vietnam War Commemoration Partners.
Help us offer a safe after-school program for k-5th grade children with educational, social and recreational activities. Due to the high poverty rate in Ogemaw County, many children would be going home to empty homes after school if not for the OKC.
Helping women & men in unplanned pregnancies to choose life and receive needed educational, emotional, physical and spiritual support. Services are provided through our Pregnancy Resource Center, Medical Clinic and Educational Resources Center.
Help us strengthen the health and wellness of Michigan's northeastern communities by inspiring donors to invest in the latest medical technology, equipment and state-of-the-art treatments, as well as wellness and health-related educational programs and services.
Help us feed families in need in Oscoda County. Your gift will help us purchase food items to stock our pantry so we can better serve the high number of hungry individuals and families in our area.
The Educational Support Partnership (ESP) is dedicated to enabling students at West Branch-Rose City Schools to achieve their individual potentials.
Our faith-based shelter for women and children in Mio, offers more than a warm bed and a nourishing meal. Lydia's Gate believes that with a little help, encouragement and love, the victims'cycle of homelessness can be broken.
Cheboygan Area Arts Council promotes and encourages cultural and educational activities within the Straits Area. We provide services that stimulate and encourage participation and appreciation of the arts within all segments of the community.
Your support helps us serve over 5,000 people in Emmet and Cheboygan Counties.With branches in Mackinaw City, Pellston and Bliss Township, we strive to engage the community in meaningful ways.
Help us provide housing for stray and homeless pets and low-cost spay/neuter programs for pet owners in Cheboygan and Presque Isle Counties. Our pet food pantry helps owners feed and keep their pets.
Help us support our Student Council, which puts a lot of work into planning, organizing and executing Spirit Week for Homecoming, student events and activities, and canned-food drives for families in need.
Northern Care Center provides free medical services to qualifying patients who are uninsured, underinsured, or sesasonal workers temporarily in Michigan. The clinic coordinates care through volunteer office staff, nurses and physicians.
Help support refurbishing "The Queen of the Great Lakes"! Our museum tells the story of this historic vessel and those who served aboard. It is in dire need of exterior refurbishing.