Welcome to The Shiawassee Community Foundation

The Shiawassee Community Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 independent public charity offering individuals and institutions a way to give back to their community. Donations made to the community foundation are accepted in any amount and may be used to either start a new fund or add to an existing fund. All donations are deductible as a charitable gift for Federal Income tax purposes.

1974
Founded
117
#of Funds
$9 million
Current Assets
$2.6 million
Grants & Scholarship Awarded

What We Do

The community foundation administers over 100 unique scholarship and grant funds.  Each fund has its own purpose determined by the original founder when the fund is first established.  Scholarship and grant amounts vary from year to year.  There are several variables that the community foundation must consider when determining how much to spend annually.  The community foundation must preserve the principal balance of each endowment fund in perpetuity while at the same time generate enough investment income to award grants and scholarships.

Our Latest News

Scholarship Winners Announced

Four hundred people gathered at D’Mar Banquet Center in Owosso on Monday, May 14 to celebrate the announcement of the 2018 Shiawassee Community Foundation scholarship winners. Scholarships ranging from $500 to $4,000 were awarded to 121 students from across Shiawassee […]

Fond Memories of YAC

When Kelly Schluckebier was president of the Youth Advisory Council, she probably wasn’t thinking about how that experience would shape her future career. But looking back, it’s clear that her six years as a YACer helped her develop the skills she […]

Brad Van Pelt Trail Run

Fortitude Outdoor Fitness is hosting a 5k/10k trail run to benefit the Brad Van Pelt Scholarship Fund on Saturday, April 28. Brad was an Owosso High School graduate and professional football player with the New York Giants, Cleveland Browns, and […]

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