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.
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
Spring 2023 Newsletter
Happy Spring! Our Spring 2023 Newsletter is blooming with #shiacf info! This quarter we hosted our 2023 Awards Night, hired two new friendly faces, served our community and more! Have questions? Give us a call at 989-725-1093! Would you like […]
Looking Glass Community Outreach Awarded $2,000
Shiawassee Community Foundation met with Looking Glass Community Outreach (LGCO) on April 27 after being awarded $2,000 from the Alford and Alice Emmert Youth Fund for their Book Partner Program. This after-school book partners program works with local 2nd-grade students who wish […]
Shiawassee Community Foundation 2023 Scholarship Awards Night
The Shiawassee Community Foundation hosted its Scholarship Awards Night on Wednesday, April 12, at the Laingsburg High School Auditorium, marking the Foundation’s 49th year of giving. The Foundation welcomed nearly 200 guests to celebrate the 2023 recipients. There were 137 […]