Press Releases

Press Releases

June 9, 2017

Fremont Area Community Foundation Awards $2.45M in Spring Grant Round

The Community Foundation recently announced the results of its spring community grant round, awarding $2.45 million to local agencies and programs.

May 26, 2017

Spring Donors Luncheon Focuses on Addressing Poverty in Newaygo County

On May 24, Fremont Area Community Foundation hosted 65 guests at its annual Spring Donors Luncheon. The program focused on the Community Foundation’s work with local partners to move residents from poverty to prosperity.

May 26, 2017

Community Foundation Youth Advisory Committee Awards Six Grants

The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) of Fremont Area Community Foundation recently announced the results of its YAC grant round, awarding funding to six local agencies and programs serving youth.

April 28, 2017

Nonprofit Speed Dating to Match Local Nonprofits with People Looking to Learn and Serve

Local residents looking to become more involved in the community are invited to Nonprofit Speed Dating on May 16 at the Stone Lodge in Fremont.

February 17, 2017

Community Foundation Offers Intro to Nonprofit Board Service Seminar

Fremont Area Community Foundation and the Johnson Center for Philanthropy are partnering to offer free Introduction to Nonprofit Board Service seminars for those interested in making a difference in their community.

February 17, 2017

Community Foundation Offering Mini-Grants for Innovative Classroom Projects

The Community Foundation will award up to 100 education mini-grants to support innovative classroom projects.

February 3, 2017

Task Force to Address Local Workforce Concerns

A group of agencies serving Newaygo County has formed the Newaygo County Workforce Development Task Force to address declining participation in the workforce as well as employee development and retention.

February 3, 2017

Youth Advisory Committee Accepting Grant Applications for Youth Programs

The Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee is accepting grant applications for programs that improve the quality of life for teenagers and youth in Newaygo County.

January 27, 2017

Fremont Area Community Foundation Awards $2.6M in Fall Grant Round

The Community Foundation recently announced the results of its fall community grant round, awarding more than $2.6 million to local agencies and programs.

January 6, 2017

Community Foundation Scholarship Application Open

The Community Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors. The online application opened on January 1 and will close on March 1.

January 6, 2017

Community Foundation Grant Deadline February 1

The deadline to apply for community grants and Fremont Area Elderly Needs Fund grants is February 1.

December 2, 2016

Community Foundation Celebrates Bob Jordan and Introduces New Teams

The Community Foundation hosted a retirement celebration for Bob Jordan on December 1 and has introduced its new philanthropic services and community investment teams.