YAC Grant Stories
This year CFMC celebrated their 35th year of impact as a foundation providing vital support to programs, projects, and initiatives across the entire county. Each year as a part of the celebration, the foundation recognizes individuals, businesses, and service organizations who go above and beyond to make a difference in their community and inspire others to do the same.
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...
Members of the Ishpeming Youth Advisory Committee help pack 150 hygiene packs for the local Ishpeming & NICE Community Schools.
Packing Catpacks: an organization that supplies food to children who are facing food insecurities over weekends and holidays during the school year.
Delight Hill, with Just Believe, stopped by to discuss her work with sun safety programs in the community and to make ultraviolet detecting bead bracelets.
Amanda Matznick, Owen Morton, Levi Giroux, Spencer Giroux and Myah McNabe help make and deliver winter hats to the local Salvation Army.
YAC Members visited Camp Pow-Low. In 2018 the committee helped fund the Girl Scout Outdoor Experience for new tent platforms.
Grant follow-up with the representatives from the Women’s Center
Grant visit at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum
Grant site visit to the Salvation Army to help fill Cat Packs
Members of the GIACF Youth Advisory Committee along with adviser, Shannon Edmark, collected and packaged personal care items to be distributed to middle and high school students who participate in Patriot Power and Hematite Power Pack food programs. The packed 80 bags...