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Range Bank Clean Energy Fund

Range Bank Clean Energy Fund

Grants from the Range Bank Clean Energy Fund support energy transition programs and initiatives in Marquette County including, but not limited to,...

Catalyst Award Recipients Announced

Catalyst Award Recipients Announced

Each year the Board of Trustees of the Community Foundation of Marquette County nominates individuals, organizations, and businesses to receive...

Census 2020

Census 2020

Community Foundation of Marquette County is excited to partner with Michigan Nonprofit Association and Grow & Lead: Community and Youth...

2020 Grant Recipients Announced

2020 Grant Recipients Announced

The Community Foundation of Marquette County, including four affiliate funds – Negaunee, Greater Ishpeming, Marquette, and Gwinn Area – granted a...

Silver Creek Block Party

In 2018, Silver Creek Church requested a grant from the Community Foundation of Marquette County to host a block party. The church received $1,000...

YAC Packs

Members of the Ishpeming Youth Advisory Committee help pack 150 hygiene packs for the local Ishpeming & NICE Community Schools.

Great Lakes One Water

Great Lakes One Water

The Community Foundation of Marquette County has joined four other community foundations in the Lake Superior/Upper Peninsula region to release an...

Catpacks

Catpacks

Packing Catpacks: an organization that supplies food to children who are facing food insecurities over weekends and holidays during the school year.

Just Believe

Just Believe

Delight Hill, with Just Believe, stopped by to discuss her work with sun safety programs in the community and to make ultraviolet detecting bead...

YAC Hats!

Amanda Matznick, Owen Morton, Levi Giroux, Spencer Giroux and Myah McNabe help make and deliver winter hats to the local Salvation Army.

Habitat Home Dedication in Ishpeming

In the Community Foundation world, it is very easy to get caught up in the details of operations, finance and fundraising. Last week I was acutely...

YAC Members visited Camp Pow-Low

YAC Members visited Camp Pow-Low

YAC Members visited Camp Pow-Low. In 2018 the committee helped fund the Girl Scout Outdoor Experience for new tent platforms.

Women’s Center

Women’s Center

Grant follow-up with the representatives from the Women’s Center

2018 Annual Celebration

Thank you to all the sponsors and guests who attended our 2018  Annual Celebration! This year, with the help of our attendees and Superior Watershed...

West End Business After Hours

Congratulations Peninsula Art Appreciation Council/Vista Theater! On Wednesday evening, November 7th the Greater Ishpeming Area Community Fund and...

Patriot Packs and Hematite Power Packs

Members of the GIACF Youth Advisory Committee along with adviser, Shannon Edmark, collected and packaged personal care items to be distributed to...

Silver Sample Summer Seniors

The sense of accomplishment as one conquers a situation which might otherwise be out of reach is very powerful.  The Silver Sampler Summer Seniors...

Night at the Diner – November 2, 2017

Join us on November 2nd at 6:00 PM for an entertaining evening as the River Rock Banquet Center is transformed into a 1950's diner. Enjoy burgers,...

Negaunee library installs dropbox

The Negaunee Public Library has installed a remote dropbox at the Negaunee Township Hall along M-35. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday. The...

Kids get new backpacks in K.I. Sawyer

About 50 kids got free new backpacks Wednesday evening at the St. Francis Connection Center in K.I. Sawyer. The kids, who were all grade schoolers...

Let’s Build Together this Summer!

Birds in Palmer had some new spots to nest Monday evening, July 17th. About 50 kids spent the day making birdhouses at the Richmond Township...

Spring 2017 Grants

Spring 2017 Grants

Community Foundation Announces 2017 Grant Recipients On Monday June 5th, 2017 at the Kaufman Auditorium, the Community Foundation of Marquette...

Annual Celebration – October 3, 2017

The Community Foundation has been working attentively for over 28 years to build, inspire and impact our quality of life in Marquette County. On...

Matt Davidson Donor Story

Matt Davidson Donor Story

On March 1, 2017, the Matt Davidson Memorial Scholarship Fund, a permanent endowment, was established at the Community Foundation of Marquette...

Mark Ulrickson Donor Story

Mark Ulrickson Donor Story

A new scholarship fund at the Community Foundation of Marquette County will help local students receive a college education and carry on the legacy...

Pam Benton Memorial

Pam Benton Memorial

Pam served as a Trustee of the Community Foundation since the fall of 2013. She brought to the position her experience and knowledge of...