News & Events

Great things are happening in Muskegon County. Visit this page often for the latest news, announcements, current deadlines, updates on recent events, or to find out what’s coming up next.

Recent News

White Lake Community Fund Awards Grants

The White Lake Community Fund recently awarded over $50,000 in grants to seven local organizations for support of programs to benefit the White Lake area and its citizens.

Community Impact: Spring 2018 Grant Awards

A total of $315,020 was awarded from Unrestricted and Field of Interest Funds to a variety of organizations in support of projects throughout Muskegon County.

Maximize your giving today.

With the passage of a new federal tax bill that includes doubling the standard deduction, there is little doubt that fewer people will itemize their deductions. How will this change giving? While we may not have answers for a couple of years, we do have thoughts on ways to maximize your giving today!

Upcoming Events

Fall Grant Application Deadline

friday, August 31, 2018


Grants are about making an impact! We welcome grant applications from Muskegon County organizations that are recognized as tax-exempt. Full grant applications are due by midnight, August 31, 2018.

2018 Ambassadors Reception

wednesday, September 26, 2018

Muskegon Country Club
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Our annual Ambassadors Reception honors those community members who have set a distinguished leadership example by including the Foundation in their will, trust, or estate plan, naming the Foundation as a beneficiary of an insurance policy or retirement account, or creating a Fund at the Foundation.

Community Gathering with Dr. Joy DeGruy

tuesday, November 6, 2018

Frauenthal Theater, Downtown Muskegon
7:00 p.m.

Internationally renowned researcher, educator and author, Dr. Joy DeGruy, will explore the core of racism and its damaging impact on all Americans" on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in the Frauenthal Theater, 7:00 p.m. Free and open to the community.

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