Press Releases

Press Releases

September 20, 2018

Women in Philanthropy Luncheon Features Denise Johnston

More than 90 local women gathered on August 30 for the Community Foundation’s 19th annual Women in Philanthropy Luncheon.

July 20, 2018

Nonprofits Receive Support of $1.98M from Fremont Area Community Foundation

The Community Foundation awarded nearly $1.98 million to local agencies and programs in its most recent community grant round.

July 6, 2018

Community Foundation Awards More Than $400,000 in Scholarships

The Community Foundation recently awarded $415,305 in scholarships to local high school seniors planning to continue their educations.

June 22, 2018

Fremont Area Community Foundation Holds Annual Meeting

The Community Foundation held its annual members meeting on June 14, re-electing five incumbents to the board of trustees and approving changes to the organization’s articles of incorporation and bylaws.

June 1, 2018

Community Foundation Holds Unwind Event

A group of community leaders and friends of the Community Foundation gathered on May 15 at Newaygo Brewing Co. for the Community Foundation’s first “Unwind” gathering.

June 1, 2018

Donors Luncheon Focuses on New Community Foundation Projects

More than 70 donors gathered for lunch and a look at three new Community Foundation projects at the annual Spring Donors Luncheon on May 31.

May 18, 2018

Community Foundation Appoints Youth Member to Grantmaking Committee

Youth Advisory Committee member Emma Kartes was recently selected to be the first youth member of the Community Foundation’s Distribution Committee.

May 18, 2018

Community Foundation Youth Advisory Committee Grants $1M Since 1995

The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) of the Community Foundation recently awarded more than $72,000 to local agencies and programs serving youth. YAC has now granted more than $1 million since awarding its first grants in 1995.

March 27, 2018

Kickstart to Career Newaygo County Launches Children’s Savings Accounts

Kickstart to Career Newaygo County–a joint program of Fremont Area Community Foundation and ChoiceOne Bank–launched on March 22 at the Neway Center in Newaygo.

February 23, 2018

Community Foundation Offers Mini-Grants for Innovative Classroom Projects

Fremont Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for education mini-grants to support innovative classroom projects.

February 16, 2018

Community Foundation Presents $400,000 Grant to Promise Zone

Fremont Area Community Foundation presented a $400,000 grant to the Newaygo County Promise Zone Authority Board at their February 13 meeting.

February 9, 2018

FACF Youth Advisory Committee Offering Grants for Youth Programs

The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) of Fremont Area Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for programs that improve the quality of life for youth in Newaygo County.

February 2, 2018

Community Foundation Grant Deadline March 1

The deadline to apply for a community grant from Fremont Area Community Foundation is March 1.

January 19, 2018

Community Foundation Grantee Workshop Introduces New Measurement Tools

More than 125 representatives from local nonprofit organizations attended a January 17 Grantee Workshop hosted by Fremont Area Community Foundation.

January 5, 2018

Fremont Area Community Foundation Awards $3.2M in Grants

The Community Foundation announced the results of its recent community grant round, awarding $3.2 million to local agencies and programs.