Spring 2020 grant cycle seeking proposals

Posted on January 24th, 2020
With a new year comes another opportunity for local grant funding. The Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for our Spring 2020 cycle. If your nonprofit organization, educational institution or municipality works to improve the lives of peopl…

We’re hiring! Part-time Administrative Assistant

Posted on January 17th, 2020
The Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant. This position will handle the administrative operations of the Community Foundation. As the initial point of contact for community members, donors and grant partners, this position r…

Scholarship applications available for 2020-21 academic year

Posted on January 10th, 2020
If you are a student in Emmet County graduating this spring and planning to continue your education this fall, the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation invites you to peruse the variety of scholarship opportunities available.  A total of 35 scholarships are available for stu…

Grant applications invited for Little Traverse Bay Watershed projects

Posted on January 9th, 2020
Whether its waters are sparkling blue or turned white under a lid of ice, Little Traverse Bay anchors our community. The bay serves as a means of transportation, recreation, and as an invaluable natural resource. Protecting, enhancing, and restoring this resource has been the goal of the Little Tr

Fall 2019 grant cycle awards announced; largest cycle to date

Posted on December 10th, 2019
The Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation’s board of directors, along with our Youth Advisory Committee, is pleased to announce recent grant awards totaling $288,340 in support of 41 organizations, schools and municipalities serving the people of Emmet County. Since 1992, the…

New fund to help restore Arctic Grayling to northern Michigan created

Posted on December 6th, 2019
The Arctic grayling, Thymallus arcticus (Original artwork by Dani Knoph) The return of the Arctic Grayling to northern Michigan waters is the aim of a new Arctic Grayling Reintroduction Fund managed by the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation, created at the request of the Michiga…

Celebrating Community Foundation Week, November 12-18

Posted on November 11th, 2019
Recreation is the spirit of life. Challenge Mountain’s Spirit Day Camp, a long-running recreation program for children and adults living with developmental disabilities, embodies that simple phrase. For 35 years, Spirit Day Camp has provided experiences for its participants ranging from m…

Local students benefit from Community Foundation scholarships

Posted on September 6th, 2019
As classrooms around Emmet County fill with students, 31 local high school graduates are starting or continuing college with $38,500 worth of assistance and the support of their community. Since the establishment of the first scholarship fund in 1994, the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Communit…

Our Fall 2019 grant cycle is open

Posted on August 23rd, 2019
Does your nonprofit organization, educational institution or municipality work to improve the lives of people in Emmet County? If so, we would like to hear from you. Our fall grant cycle is now open, meaning grant dollars are available to support the work of various organizations serving Emmet Cou…

Celebrating 25 years of youth philanthropy

Posted on August 20th, 2019
Imagine the opportunity, as a 14-year-old high school student, to be part of something completely new, a chance to participate in and give back to one’s community and to make decisions for its future. Jennifer Zeisler had just that chance when, as a freshman at Alanson-Littlefield High School, a…