Simply scroll through the participating organizations, click on the “Give Now” button for that organization, and make your donation. Organizations in the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan service area (Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle Counties) are listed first. For organizations in our affiliate regions, please continue scrolling down. Affiliate foundations are Iosco County Community Foundation, North Central Michigan Community Foundation (Crawford, Ogemaw and Oscoda Counties), and Straits Area Community Foundation (Cheboygan County and Mackinaw City).
If you would like to donate to a fund within the Community Foundation today, visit our regular giving page.
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Alcona County is USDA defined as a "food desert", and our farmers are aging out. Help us with our campaign to market Alcona to millennial farming families, which will ultimately be a win for Alcona's economy!
Your donation will support our young professional artists who provide educational outreach and impact in our communities, and will help us provide additional cost-effective (or free) educational opportunities.
Help celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary! Your gift supports education programs, outreach and helps our Heritage Center to be open and free to the public all year.
Your gift will help us purchase two new water filtering stations for our school hallways. This will provide our K-8 students and staff with clean, healthy water, and for all guests during events.
Be a change-maker! Your donation to the Community Endowment Fund at CFNEM will provide grants FOREVER in northeast Michigan, allowing us to address issues locally as they change year to year, and for generations to come!
Support Alpena's senior resource hub! We enrich lives and improve physical and emotional well-being for seniors and their caregivers. Your donation will support our In-Home Services, including meals on wheels.
Support literary opportunities in northeast Michigan! We inspire appreciation and exploration of the arts through literature. Your donation will support our annual reading, north45east, and our Route 23 Heritage Route Haiku contest.
Your support will help us purchase a huge safety mat with connecting straps to connect to our 40' tumble track. We serve over 300 youth annually!
Your donation will support renovations to Camp Woodlands, which will help us provide more opportunities for outdoor adventure and camping - what our Girl Scouts really want!
Our 1918 Steamboat is the face of Great Lakes Lore! Your donation today will help us weatherproof this treasure, and preserve it for future generations.
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.
Help us preserve the pioneering spirit of those who helped build our community! Your donation will support Besser Museum Village historic structures, which are 100 years old, and from all over Alpena County!
Help us create a historical village in Lewiston! Your donation will provide funds to replicate the old Lewiston Bank. The entire project will also enhance our educational partnership with the local school.
Friends of Negwegon State Park is dedicated to preserving this wild park forever! Your support will help us fund ongoing projects with Huron Pines to control invasive plants that threaten this unique state park.
We assist individuals and families in Alpena County with food, housing, clothing, utilities and necessary expenses. Help us do the most good!
Help us provide essential supportive services to secondary and primary survivors of sexual assault. Your gift today supports services and operational costs not covered by grants or other funding.
We provide quality, developmentally appropriate childcare for our community! Your donation will help us purchase learning tools, toys and equipment for social, cognitive, physical and emotional growth for each child.
Your support today will help our no-kill shelter fund critical vaccinations, testing, spay and neuters, and specialized care for the most vulnerable dogs and cats in Northeast Michigan.
Support the youth grantmakers in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle Counties! Your gift will help us award more grants for our local, fellow youth each year, and make a difference in our communities!
Help us enrich the quality of life in NE MI through hands-on participation and appreciation for the arts. The Loft's efforts work toward attaining Arts for Everyone!
Our faith-based shelter provides a warm place to stay while addressing barriers that cause homelessness. Your donation helps us rehouse nearly 300 individuals and families in safe, permanent homes, and provide support as they become a productive community member.
Thunder Bay Arts provides quality expressions of art and culture, ensuring a variety of genre are represented for the community to experience performing and visual arts. Your donation is an investment in our efforts!
Communication is critical to keep our senior members engaged in our programs. Your donation will help us replace old, outdated technology. We serve nearly 2,000 people each year, and we need your help!
Our humble shelter had a rough year, and we need a new floor! Your donation will help us get a required epoxy floor so we can continue running, and help dogs and cats in Alcona County.
Your donation supports our annual Alpena Blues Festival, our "Blues in the Schools" program, and our "Stamp Out Hunger with the Blues" program.
Be a part of history! Celebrate the Presque Isle Lighthouses' 180th and 150th anniversaries, and 115 years for the 1905 Keeper's House. Please keep these treasures and their keepers' stories alive for generations.
Help us purchase and renovate a building so we can provide compassionate care to domestic animals in need, prevent overpopulation of animals with our spay/neuter program, and education on responsible pet ownership.
Your donation will help us acquire and/or renovate and expand current buildings. Phase 1 of this project will renovate the Grambau Education Center; Phase 2 will expand the Grand Lake library.
A donation to the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena is an investment in the future of our community's youth! Help us create great futures for the next generation of leaders as we provide a safe, constructive and supportive environment for kids outside of school.
We are the only wildlife rehabilitation facility in NE MI. Your donation will help us return injured and orphaned wildlife to their natural habitat by funding cages for the animals while in our loving care.
Help us rebuild! Our Habitat for Humanity ReStore was destroyed by fire on Nov. 3, and insurance will only cover a portion of the cost. Your donation will help us rebuild so we can ensure everyone has a decent place to live.
Support children who are victims of abuse. Our child-focused and child-friendly facility's goal is to protect children during the investigation, management and prosecution of abuse cases.
We help people with cancer. With support groups, transportation and lodging assistance, and educational events, your donation will ensure no one needs to face cancer alone.
Your donation to the Straits Area Community Needs Fund at SACF will provide grants FOREVER in Cheboygan County and Mackinaw City, addressing issues as they change year to year, and for generations to come!
Our historical village helps us share our local history with countless visitors each year. Your donation will help us get new, interpretive signage to enhance visitors' experiences.
We provide essential life skills and opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities and mental illnesses. Your donation will support our work in helping those faced with unique challenges.
Help us provide housing solutions for those needing a place to call home. Through our home ownership and house repair programs, we provide ways to help people have a safe, affordable home.
Your gift will help us with spay and neuter programs, fostering and adoptions for animals, and the prevention of unwanted litters in Cheboygan and Presque Isle Counties.
We are youth grantmakers in the Straits Area! Your gift will help us award more grants for our local, fellow youth each year, and make a difference right here in Cheboygan County and Mackinaw City!
Help us renovate the 1880 Cheboygan Front Range Light! Your donation will help us preserve and protect this historic treasure for generations to come!
Your donation will support Cheboygan County residents with financial stability, health and education through our United Way programs!
Your support will help us provide visual arts programming for youth in our local schools. MCAAC plans and presents exhibits, workshops, activities and performances throughout the year.
Your gift will help us enrich the daily lives of senior citizens by providing for high quality, low-cost trips, classes and social events, and for programs on current events - all at a reduced cost for members.
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.
History is alive and well! Your donation will help with the proposed installation of U.S. Gypsum artifacts, and a county-wide marketing initiative to ensure the sustainability of our organization.
Please help us enhance everyone's library experience! Your donation will help us improve handicapped access for the elderly and disabled by installing automatic openers.
Your gift will help us find permanent housing for those facing homelessness, and support the renovation of our kitchen facilities. This will allow our clients to cook nutritional meals for themselves.
Your donation will support our 2020 Bountiful Harvest! This program supplies a complete Thanksgiving meal for families who need help. Our target is to raise enough for 500 meals!
Help us monitor, improve and preserve the land and waterways within the Pine River watershed. Your donation supports our conservation programs and increases community outreach.
The Iosco County Fair is 75 years strong! Our youth exhibits, professional entertainment and variety of attractions make it a great event to enjoy. Your donation will support the Iosco County Fair!
We care for animals in a temporary sanctuary until they find their forever home! We rely entirely on donations to keep our building open, and to provide all care to our animals.
We are youth grantmakers in Iosco County! Your gift will help us award more grants for our local, fellow youth each year, and make a difference right here in our own communities!
Be a change-maker! Your donation to the Iosco County Community Improvement Fund will provide grants FOREVER in Iosco County, addressing issues locally as they change year to year, and for generations to come!
Help us preserve this beautiful 1876 lighthouse and popular state park! Your donation will support the preservation, promotion and historical interpretation of these resources so they can be shared for generations!
Your donation will help us extend our outreach and build our endowment fund to further enable West Branch-Rose City students to achieve their potential.
Your donation will help the OCHS find loving and permanent homes for the cats and dogs in our care. Our shelter is NOT government funded, so your support will help us continue our mission of caring for animals!
Be a change-maker and help NCMCF provide grants FOREVER in Crawford, Ogemaw Counties, addressing issues as they change year to year, and for generations to come! Donations will be used equally for all 3 counties.
We provide quality counseling and prevention education to people in our communities. Your donation will help us provide services at a lower cost to those most in need.
We help moms and dads to be the best parent they can be! Your donation will help us replace worn out furniture in our counseling and education rooms.
Help us build our new center which will have an infant and toddler program! Your gift will support the purchase of new equipment, furnishings, toys and materials to make our new home operational.
Help us protect and preserve documents and historical artifacts of Ogemaw County! Your donation supports fixing a leaking wall, replacement of a water main, and new drywall and paint for our stairs.
Help us stop human trafficking! It happens even in our small communities. Your donation will raise awareness of modern-day slavery and how we can stop it, through seminars, public and private venues and outreach.
Help us provide necessary health care to those in our communities who are uninsured or under-insured. We all need access to health care, and your donation will help!
Your gift will support our new "Redeem, Restore, Re-purpose, Renew" program! Refurbished bikes, furniture, household items, as well as community education will help those in need in Oscoda County.
Support the youth grantmakers in Crawford, Ogemaw and Oscoda Counties! Your gift will help us award more grants for our local, fellow youth each year! Your donation will be divided equally between our three counties.