Community Foundation partners with NM Habitat to pilot new home build program

Posted on September 11th, 2020
David (DJ) Jones, executive director of the Community Foundation, awards a $120,000 short-term, zero-interest loan to Northwest Michigan Habitat for Humanity, accepted by executive director Sarah Ulrich. Northwest Michigan Habitat for Humanity and the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Commun…

Fall 2020 Grant cycle adapted to reflect current times

Posted on August 31st, 2020
With our local nonprofit sector facing significant and ongoing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation is adapting in response. Our Fall 2020 Grant Cycle is now open featuring changes intended to provide flexibility in funding. In past ye…

COVID-19 Relief Grants surpass $250,000

Posted on August 10th, 2020
Thanks to the generosity of our community, the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation has disbursed more than $250,000 in COVID-19 relief grants to local nonprofit organizations. Broadly, these relief dollars have provided critical support to our nonprofit partners including ge…

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…

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…