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by | Oct 15, 2020

Donor Stories

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 total of $58,334 this year in the annual competitive grant cycle. Forty-one percent ($24,000) was awarded to programs that...

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Grantee Stories

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, greater reliance on renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, reductions in energy demand through a variety of...

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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 Catalyst Awards. A Catalyst Award recognizes the efforts of those that help build community through volunteerism or...

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Youth Advisory Committee Stories

Youth Advisory Committees Organize Volunteer Projects, Support Local Nonprofits with Grants

Youth Advisory Committees Organize Volunteer Projects, Support Local Nonprofits with Grants

The Youth Advisory Committees (YAC) of the Community Foundation of Marquette County are proud to announce the distribution of 18 grants to nonprofits to support youth programming. There are three YAC groups in the county, including the Ishpeming, Marquette, and Negaunee areas, with members from local middle and high schools. Despite the restrictions and hurdles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the groups have volunteered on several community projects and continue supporting local nonprofits...

YAC Packs

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

Catpacks

Catpacks

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