Community Stories

Investing in the Future

After receiving the Moses J. Jones Scholarship and graduating with honors, Jamall Johnson wanted to help other young African Americans who were pursuing a college education at his beloved Grambling State.

Modest Living for a Permanent Legacy

A lifelong resident of Muskegon County, Edith Anderson left her entire estate to the Community Foundation for Muskegon County to create a fund to support Hospice of Muskegon-Oceana.

Through His Philanthropy

Charles Hackley influenced the city of Muskegon and helped shape the character of our community with his generous gifts of a hospital, art museum, school, library and park.

For the Good of the Community

When the wrecking ball was ready to swing at the boarded-up Michigan Theater, a substantial bequest from A. Harold Frauenthal allowed us to purchase the entire block. After renovations, the Frauenthal Center emerged.