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.

#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

SCF Grant Boosts GED Program

Pathways Adult Education Program will be able to help more adults earn their high school diploma or GED this year, thanks to a $3,000 grant from the Shiawassee Community Foundation. The grant, which was presented to Pathways teachers Karen Wagner […]

Watts Fund Grants AED

The Durand St. Mary Knights of Columbus Council 7955 received an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on Friday, June 22, 2018 to be placed at Durand St. Mary Parish Church. The AED was provided through a grant from the Mackenzie L. Watts […]

SCF on the Airwaves

When the Shiawassee Community Foundation was invited to be on the radio, Executive Director Carol Soule didn’t hesitate. “I thought it would be an interesting and new way to share what the Foundation is all about,” she said. The Owosso […]

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