Grant Fund History

Field of Interest/Donor Advised Funds

Field of Interest and Donor Advised funds allow donors to support a specific charitable cause such as the arts, children and youth, ecology, services for the elderly, and health and human services issues, etc. Following is a list of the Foundation’s Field of Interest and Donor Advised Funds:

Alford and Alice Emmert Youth Fund
Edward H. Fraiser Memorial Fund
Gerald Gilbert Memorial Endowment Fund
Ryan Jones Memorial Fund
Memorial Healthcare and Memorial Healthcare Foundation Community Health and Education Fund
Montgomery Family Fund
The Playground Restoration and Maintenance Fund
Shiawassee Postsecondary Access Network (SPAN) Fund
Unrestricted Fund
Russell and Annabelle Woodard Family Fund
Youth Advisory Council W.K. Kellogg Foundation Fund

Agency Fund Descriptions

Designated Agency Funds

designated agency funds administered by the Shiawassee Community Foundation benefit a specific agency only that is determined by the original donor. No application form is required. Grant checks are sent directly to the agency after approval by the Board of Directors. Following is a list of the Foundation’s Designated Agency Funds:

American Red Cross Mid-Michigan Chapter Fund
The Frances L. and Joseph R. DeVries, DVM, Nature Conservancy Fund
Durand Union Station, Inc.
Durand Area Schools Educational Foundation
Michigan State Trust for Railway Preservation – Project 1225
Owosso Citadel of the Salvation Army Fund
Owosso High School Instrumental Music Fund
Owosso High School Vocal Music Fund
Gweneth B. Osborne Memorial Fund
Shiawassee County Humane Society Fund
Shiawassee RESD Educational Foundation Fund
Shiawassee County Historical Society Fund