34 YEARS OF LOCAL PHILANTHROPY
Total Community Foundation Assets: $25 Million
New endowed funds established in 2021
Total endowed funds held by CFMC
Local affiliates collaborating in Marquette County
$ in grants given in Marquette County in 2021
$ million in grants awarded since 1988
Celebrate Community Together!
You’re invited to the Community Foundation of Marquette County’s 2022 Annual Celebration on Wednesday, September 14 at 5:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Northern Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University. The evening will be a celebration of the...
A Community of Belonging – Making Playgrounds Accessible for All
Thanks to Make it Marquette for "A Community of Belonging – Making Playgrounds Accessible for All, " -- a wonderful article by John Schiebe about Kids Cove and other local efforts and organizations that are making space and creating opportunities for inclusive,...
Year-end charitable giving
As you work with your advisors on year-end planning, consider some of these giving strategies that will allow you to support the Community Foundation and charitable causes important to you while accomplishing tax savings. Claim an Above-the Line Deduction in 2021 For...
Eslinger and Gonstead join Board of Trustees
The Community Foundation of Marquette County is honored to announce that Robert Eslinger and Marcia Gonstead have joined its Board of Trustees for three-year terms. Eslinger recently retired from Northern Michigan University where he served as the Dean of the College...
Shiras Institute supports Playground For All
On Wednesday, October 20, representatives from the Shiras Institute presented a check to the Marquette Playground for All Committee for $15,000. This donation will help fund the playground that will be built as an enhanced replacement of the current Kids Cove...
2021 Catalyst Award Recipients Announced
Each year, the Foundation Board of Trustees nominates individuals, organizations, and businesses to receive Catalyst Awards. A Catalyst Award recognizes the efforts of those that build community through volunteerism or philanthropy and inspire others to do the same –...
906 Adventure Team
“We submitted for a grant for the 906 Bench Team to help put together a bike team for the Marquette County kids.The grant has given us the opportunity to go out and purchase a trailer that basically made our whole operation mobile so the kids don’t necessarily come to us. We can get to the kids…The transformation you see in them physically, emotionally, socially is amazing.”
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