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With heavy hearts, the Community Foundation notes the passing of Tom Smith, a valued member of our board of directors. Tom had served on our board since 2011, always bringing with him a warmth and compassion for others. We are grateful for his…
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As a place-based grantmaker, the Community Foundation is committed to making the community stronger including through its twice-per-year grant cycle. We are currently inviting eligible nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and…
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In July 1992, a group of community-minded, forward-thinking people gathered to officially launch something remarkable: your Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation. On Thursday, July 16, 1992, the founders of the Community Foundation…
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Graduation season has arrived and, around Emmet County, 39 local high school graduates are starting or continuing college with $64,250 worth of assistance and the support of their community. Since the establishment of the first scholarship fund in…
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North Central Michigan College has partnered with the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation on a yearlong research project to provide innovative solutions to Emmet County’s child care shortage. The NCMC Child Care Initiative will provide…
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A proposed 60-unit workforce housing development moved another step closer to reality this week as the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation purchased the Gruler property at 900 Emmet Street in the City of Petoskey, the former site of…
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In 1992, three distinct groups of thoughtful, forward-thinking community members gathered in northwest lower Michigan. Each of these groups shared a common vision: to invest in their respective communities by creating a permanent charitable resource.…
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…
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 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,…
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…
This year has been remarkably difficult in many ways. Our country has experienced food shortages, high unemployment, and a high level of division and divisiveness. Yet, through it all, in Charlevoix and Emmet counties, we have also seen so many…