It’s National Community Foundation Week! November 12-18, 2021

Posted on November 12th, 2021
Almost thirty years ago, citizens in Charlevoix and Emmet counties explored a vision of a permanent, local charitable resource to make a difference here in the communities they held dear. These efforts established the Charlevoix County Community Foundation in Charlevoix County and the Petoske

Arctic Grayling Reintroduction Fund gets birthday fundraising boost

Posted on November 4th, 2021
Declan O’Reilly, age 9 Meet Declan O’Reilly, age nine. Declan lives in Royal Oak and is an avid fisherman thanks in part to fishing trips on the Au Sable River with his maternal grandfather. When Declan’s family was visiting up north this past summer, they stopped at the Oden State Fish Hat…

National Estate Planning Awareness Week – Oct. 18-24, 2021

Posted on October 11th, 2021
October 18-24, 2021 is National Estate Planning Awareness Week, adopted in 2008 to help the public understand what estate planning is and why it is such a vital component of financial wellness. Below is a special joint message from us and our colleagues at the Charlevoix County Community Foundatio

Now inviting grant applications for Fall 2021 cycle

Posted on August 23rd, 2021
As part of our mission to improve the quality of life for all people in Emmet County, we are now accepting grant applications for our Fall 2021 grant cycle. Beginning Monday, August 23, 2021, the Community Foundation is inviting eligible nonprofit organizations, educational institutions…

Join us for our 2021 Annual Meeting, Thursday, August 5th

Posted on July 1st, 2021
The Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation will host our 2021 Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 5, 2021, at the Country Club of Boyne in Harbor Springs. The in-person event will include a social hour followed by a business meeting. Community members will hear updates on the foundatio…

Celebrating our Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) 2021 Seniors

Posted on June 3rd, 2021
Imagine being a teenager and playing a deciding role in granting over a half million dollars to your community during the last five years. Imagine doing that work during a global pandemic, mandated school closures, quarantines, and Zoom meetings. For the graduating high school seniors on the Peto…

Congrats to our 2021 Scholarship recipients

Posted on May 27th, 2021
This graduation season, the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce that 41 local high school graduates are starting or continuing college with $61,000 worth of assistance and the support of their community. The students represent six area high schools: Alans…

Watershed protection grants awarded

Posted on March 5th, 2021
Two projects impacting Little Traverse Bay and its watershed will move forward thanks to $31,600 in grants from the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation. Awarded from our Little Traverse Bay Protection and Restoration Fund, the grants will support projects of the City of Petoskey…