Focus Areas

We’re focused on pathways toward a brighter future.

Fremont Area Community Foundation has five focus areas to guide our work and make a lasting change in our community.

Community & Economic Development

We are committed to addressing the high rate of unemployment and underemployment in our community—all in the name of promoting a growing and sustainable local economy.

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We believe that education is one of the most important tools for success. Statistics consistently prove that higher education is necessary for the future of our students and for our local community.

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Natural Resources

Newaygo County is a unique area with a wealth of natural resources. We believe it is vital to promote these resources to residents and visitors while also preserving them in an economically sustainable way.

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Nonprofit Sustainability

Nonprofit organizations are an important component of our local economy. We seek to create an interconnected and effective nonprofit sector through our grantmaking and initiative work.

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Poverty to Prosperity

Our rural environment increases the vulnerability of those caught in the cycle of poverty. We seek to shift poverty to prosperity through revitalized community values and connections.

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