News & Events

Community Response Fund
Fremont Area Community Foundation is currently monitoring the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in both the state and our local region. We have taken steps to protect the health of our staff, trustees, and others by closing our office to the public, postponing events, and encouraging staff to work remotely. We also know that many of […]
Our response to coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updated Monday, March 16 In order to proactively guard the health of our staff and their families, as well as our many stakeholders, Fremont Area Community Foundation will be closing our office starting tomorrow, March 17. Normal functions will continue as much as possible, with many of our staff members working adaptive schedules from home. […]
Nonprofit Toolkit Workshop Series
We’ve been excited to see so many of our local partners during our Nonprofit Toolkit Workshop Series! Beginning last November, these workshops have covered important topics like grantwriting, sustainability planning, financial management, and annual fund and event management. With one session left, we hope you’ll join us to learn more about board service and the […]
Mapping Ourselves Workshop
Local health and human service organizations and community members involved in family caregiving are invited to attend a special workshop on March 5 designed to help you better understand the caregiving experience and to build community awareness and support. Mapping Ourselves will introduce participants to several tools that will help you gain a better understanding […]
Donna Trice Joins Board
Donna Trice of White Cloud was recently elected to serve on Fremont Area Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Trice and her family moved to the area from Detroit in the late 1980s. Her career included 29 years at Gerber Life. Trice then spent a year traveling to visit family and working on projects at home […]
Cancelled: Show Me The Money Day
Due to increased health concerns related to the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Michigan, tomorrow’s Show Me The Money Day event has been cancelled. This decision was made in cooperation with our hosts at Ferris State University. The health and well-being of our attendees, vendors, and staff is of utmost important to all of us, and we appreciate your […]
Circles USA Studies Cliff Effect in Michigan
Circles USA recently released a study of the impact of the phenomenon known as the “cliff effect” on Michigan families. The study was commissioned by Fremont Area Community Foundation in conjunction with Circles Newaygo County, a program of TrueNorth Community Services. The cliff effect occurs when even a minor increase in a family’s income causes […]
University of Michigan to Study Kickstart to Career
Kickstart to Career Newaygo County—the local children’s savings account program now in its second year—will be the subject of a study by a University of Michigan research team led by Dr. William Elliott III. Elliott is a professor of social work at the University of Michigan and is the nation’s leading researcher in the fields […]
Local Business Leaders Discuss Transportation Needs
A group of local business leaders gathered on October 22 for lunch and to discuss barriers to workforce development in Newaygo County. The luncheon was hosted by Gerber Life Insurance in partnership with Fremont Area Community Foundation. After a welcome from Luci Moore and Bob McDonald of Gerber Life Insurance, business leaders heard from Tammy […]
Lindsay Hager to Direct Community Investment
Lindsay Hager of Fremont will be the new director of community investment at Fremont Area Community Foundation. He joined the staff on June 17. Hager brings many years of experience with the Community Foundation to his new role overseeing the community investment team and strategic initiative work. He has been on the Board of Trustees […]