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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Shout out to our North Central Michigan Community Foundation Board of Directors! This wonderful group of leaders is motivated and dedicated to promoting philanthropy for Crawford, Ogemaw and Oscoda Counties. Just last week they approved over $17,000 in new grants!

We often post about our “affiliate foundations”, which are community foundations that fall under the CFNEM umbrella administratively. NCMCF is one those, and its grants, scholarships, outreach, activities and the like are all overseen by a board of incredible local members like these in each affiliate’s service area. Donations given to NCMCF are always used to benefit the counties in North Central Michigan.

Pictured here left to right: Angela Miller, Elizabeth Steinhurst, Andrea Rose, Brad Summers, Jozann Burgin and Marc Haring. Not pictured are Paul Bailey and Randy Booth.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Look at these happy faces! These kids from St. John Lutheran School were able to travel to Washington D.C. with the help of a $1,000 Youth Advisory Council (YAC) grant. They experienced tours, historical sites and fun learning in the process. Looks like fun!

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Over $30,000 in CFNEM Census grants were awarded through our second round of grants to help get out the count for northeast Michigan. Check them out! https://www.cfnem.org/…/community-foundation-announces-3000…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine's Day from your friends at the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan!

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Wondering what Grant the Giving Tuesday Golden Goose is up to these days? For a goose he’s pretty busy. Grant has been attending Alpena County Animal Facility board meetings, adoption events and fundraisers. Back at Christmas time (pictured here), he spent the holidays with some foster puppies before wishing them well at their new forever homes. If Grant looks a little mad in this picture it’s only because Grant though the Christmas turkey might have been a distant cousin, but his hosts assured him that was not the case.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Our Straits Area Community Foundation (SACF) affiliate just awarded over $8,600 through the SACF Community Impact grants and Straits Area Youth Advisory Council (YAC) grants. Grants were awarded to support Cheboygan County Habitat for Humanity, Straits Area Services (program pictured here), new snowshoes that can be rented in the City of Cheboygan, and several more. Check them all out here: https://www.cfnem.org/…/straits-area-community-foundation-a…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

For Cheboygan County and Mackinaw City nonprofits! If you have a youth-related project, or a program that affects youth in the Straits Area, apply for grant funding! The Straits Area Youth Advisory Council (YAC) spring grant deadline is March 15. Get the application and guidelines at sacf.net under “Grants”.

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Shout out to our affiliate foundation, the Straits Area Community Foundation! The Foundation awarded over $56,000 in local grants and scholarships in 2019, supporting projects that fed hungry kids, kept families warm in the winter, helped renovate a library, taught children to skate, supported health care for uninsured residents, and more.

This wonderful group of leaders is motivated and dedicated to promoting philanthropy and supporting Cheboygan County and Mackinaw City so ...more good can be done locally today, and forever.

We often post about our “affiliate foundations”, which are community foundations that fall under the CFNEM umbrella administratively. SACF is one those, and its grants, scholarships, outreach, activities and the like are all overseen by a board of incredible local members in each affiliate’s service area.

Donations given to the Straits Area Community Foundation are always used to benefit the Straits Area, and because of its affiliation with CFNEM, every practice and policy of SACF is held within National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations – a distinction given only through a rigorous accreditation process so you can rest assured that your gift is used the way you want. Give for today. Give for GOOD.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Make sure you, your neighbors and friends are counted Northeast Michigan!

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

We are proud to be able to put some grant funding toward purchasing these ice rescue boats for Presque Isle Township Fire Department. Here they are being used for training. A $3,800 CFNEM Community Impact grant supported this important project.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

If you know an Iosco County resident doing great things for their community, please help us honor them!

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

All scholarship applications are due March 1st. Don’t let your chance at free money for school pass by you or a loved one! Visit cfnem.org to apply. If you’re in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency or Presque Isle Counties, look for the blue piggy bank image. If you’re in Cheboygan Iosco, Crawford, Ogemaw or Oscoda Counties, head for the green piggy bank image.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Congrats Joyce! Proud to have this woman in our community and on our board!

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Michigan communities could lose thousands of dollars if everyone is not counted.

Your families and neighbors need your support to make sure everyone is counte...d.

The Census only takes about 10 minutes. Seems worth it doesn't it?

#MIVoiceCounts2020

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

This week we welcome new CFNEM team member Laurie Nugent.

Laurie is a new Program Director at the Community Foundation and will be working with our scholarship program. She spent the past ten years working at Hillman Community Schools before joining our staff. As a mother of two CFNEM scholarship recipients, she has a good feel for the impact a scholarship can have on a student. Welcome Laurie!

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Let's make sure every Northeast Michigander is counted in the 2020 Census! There is much at stake for our communities.

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

For Iosco County organizations - Grant opportunity coming up quick!

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

What a cool project – and one that kind of brings on Spring Fever! The Alcona Community Garden provides hands-on educational opportunities, provides food for the community, and will help provide healthy meals for the schools’ cafeterias. A $3,000 Community Impact Grant to Alcona Community Schools helped construct raised beds, update irrigation and purchase a hoop house.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Even if it's just you at your home, you still count.

Filling out the Census allows for your voice to be heard. If even one person is missed, the state of Michi...gan could lose thousands a year of federal funding. There will not be another recount until 2030.

Do it for your community. When everyone is counted, everyone wins. #MIVoiceCounts2020

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CF for Northeast MI

@CFNEM • Oct 21

We love our YAC! And today, Alpena is filled with these awesome youth grantmakers from all across northeast Michiga… https://t.co/0KlmlKopG5

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@CFNEM • Apr 9

Spring is in the air (kind of)! To showcase a grant, and remind us that the flowers will bloom again, check out the… https://t.co/Abrumr73yn

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@CFNEM • Apr 8

When the Iosco Regional Educational Service Agency (IRESA) set a goal to get 100 children in Alcona and Iosco Count… https://t.co/fxOZvHryMv

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@CFNEM • Apr 6

Getting our young girls involved and excited about STEM and robotics…how cool! A Northeast Michigan Women’s Giving… https://t.co/CCGSuxoUVM

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@CFNEM • Mar 26

Thank you so much to BAC and all that came out to support the WGC! https://t.co/OVvF74M7jR

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@CFNEM • Mar 21

Sweat for a Cause is TOMORROW, March 22, and will support the Northeast Michigan Women's Giving Circle! https://t.co/7HXr3ImCXW

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@CFNEM • Mar 15

What a fun way to get the whole family involved in early childhood literacy! CFNEM is proud to support this great p… https://t.co/DlVKEIGpYy

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@CFNEM • Mar 12

Support CFNEM's Northeast Michigan Women's Giving Circle on March 22 at Bay Athletic Club's "Sweat for a Cause" at… https://t.co/0YNKYPrve2

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@CFNEM • Mar 11

Reminder! Board Basics is on March 20 in West Branch! Register by Friday! https://t.co/t3ZFIKvIG7

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@CFNEM • Mar 8

Check out these young, rising hockey stars! A grant to Cheboygan Hockey Association provided funding for new safety… https://t.co/2UJ5l4yzeT

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@CFNEM • Mar 6

Great things happen when people come together for the sake of others! A grant to Grant Lake Community Chapel, and s… https://t.co/1E6OUnm79F

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@CFNEM • Mar 1

Today is the final day to submit scholarship applications! https://t.co/a31uraRU3i

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@CFNEM • Feb 21

Congratulations to our North Central Michigan Community Foundation (NCMCF) affiliate on winning the 2019 Visionary… https://t.co/WFxiMPUva5

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@CFNEM • Feb 21

These sweet kids from Hillman Community Schools are so happy to have new instruments so they could take band classe… https://t.co/WNftEawRPP

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@CFNEM • Feb 6

One of our newest funds is the first at the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan to support an international… https://t.co/QOLPY3M7og

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@CFNEM • Feb 6

The perfect picture for such an icy day in northeast Michigan. Stay safe friends! https://t.co/UJkpBM08O3

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@CFNEM • Feb 4

CFNEM Program Director Julie Wiesen gave a great presentation to the Alpena Rotary Club today, telling all about CF… https://t.co/RvXPJNuCcW

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@CFNEM • Jan 31

This looks like fun! Love INC of Oscoda County received a grant from our North Central Michigan Community Foundatio… https://t.co/tagI3Gy5NX

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@CFNEM • Jan 24

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@CFNEM • Jan 9

We can't "love" this enough times"! https://t.co/oOResB4oDQ

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