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…

Resilience Feature: More than a restaurant, it’s a career

Posted on December 29th, 2020
On behalf of our partners at Venture North Funding and Development, we are sharing this feature on Julienne Tomatoes, a Petoskey restaurant and one of 16 Emmet County recipients of Venture North’s Regional Resiliency Program grants for small businesses. PETOSKEY, MICHIGAN – Julienne T…

Regional Resiliency Program awards small business grants in Emmet County

Posted on December 14th, 2020
Venture North Funding & Development is announcing $64,250 in grants to 16 small businesses in Emmet County thanks to financial support from the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation. Venture North’s ten-county Regional Resiliency Program is designed for small businesses…

New Emmet Housing Solutions Fund grants $20,000 to NM Habitat

Posted on November 18th, 2020
The new foundation at the build site in Oden. The Alanson build site ready for a foundation. The Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation recently awarded a $20,000 grant to Northwest Michigan Habitat for Humanity in support of current home projects in Oden and Alanson. The grant comes f…

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…

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…

Thinking globally, acting locally this #EarthDay

Posted on April 22nd, 2019
Earth Day made its first appearance on April 22, 1970, the idea of then US Senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson as a dedicated national day to focus on the environment. Nearly 50 years later, Earth Day is celebrated locally and globally as a day of action to influence both our personal choices and ou…

Habitat for Humanity: Building a Future Worth Living In

Posted on June 14th, 2017
Total grant amount of $5,095, along with gifts in kind, supported the engineering and legal components of a multi-phased infrastructure project to develop a donated parcel in Alanson.  The development has been named “Lantern Walk” and Habitat is now preparing to build…