Community Foundation awards local relief grants totaling over $100,000

Posted on May 6th, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every individual, family, and community in a variety of ways. Our northern Michigan community is no different. Beginning in late March, the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation began our efforts to respond to the crisis during significant and ra…

A message about local relief during COVID-19

Posted on March 26th, 2020
We hope this message finds you and your loved ones well as the COVID-19 impacts our daily lives and our community. These are uncertain and challenging times with change happening daily, even hourly. During challenging times, we are reminded of Fred Rogers recalling his mother’s advice to “loo…

Spring 2020 grant cycle seeking proposals

Posted on January 24th, 2020
Our Spring 2020 grant cycle is now closed. Our next grant cycle deadline is October 1, 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 nonpr…

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
Scholarship applications are now closed for 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 availab…

Grant applications invited for Little Traverse Bay Watershed projects

Posted on January 9th, 2020
The Little Traverse Bay Protection and Restoration Fund grant cycle is now closed for 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 natur…

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…