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Celebrating Heroes – Annual Gathering 2022

The Community Foundation for Muskegon County (CFFMC) is proud to partner with the Muskegon Area District Library (MADL) for this year’s Annual Gathering – Celebrating Heroes. The Annual Gathering will take place on November 10 at 6pm at the Frauenthal Center. This FREE event is open to the public and will feature renowned author Matt de la Pena as headlining speaker along with recognition of a Muskegon County hero though this year’s Impact Award.

Nonprofit Networking Day, August 4, 2022

More than 100 representatives from local nonprofits came out to the Frauenthal Center on August 4th for our inaugural Nonprofit Networking Day. We are so thankful for such a strong turnout and for the expertise of all our outstanding speakers that made this day such a success.

Welcome New Trustees!

It is our pleasure to welcome our newest trustees, David Shafer and Angelita Valdez! We can't wait to see what the future has in store.

Listening Locations Coming Soon Near You!

The Community Foundation will be "listening" once again in the Whitehall/Montague area in late June.

Storytelling Summer Series

The Community Foundation will be hosting a FREE webinar series from Charity How To. Learn how to share your nonprofit story, build your online community, and attract new donors.

August is Make-A-Will Month

August is National Make-A-Will Month, and we encourage you to set aside time to write your legal will. Everyone needs a will, whether they’re 18 or 80, and it goes well beyond a plan for your assets. Your will can protect your loved ones – humans and pets alike – and help build the community you love as well.

2021 Strategic Leadership Grant Awards

The Community Foundation designed Strategic Leadership Grants to support projects and programs related to our three strategic focus areas: education; community and economic development; and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Community Foundation Awards First Round of Strategic Leadership Grants

Whether it’s supporting access to healthy food, a welcoming neighborhood, community dialogue for healing and justice, workforce stability or active youth, these programs help to address the challenges and opportunities here in Muskegon County.

Howmet Aerospace Foundation bestows $250,000 gift to Frauenthal Preservation Campaign Fund

Howmet Aerospace Foundation is taking part in the preservation and renovation of the Frauenthal Theater through a $250,000 grant to the Frauenthal Preservation Campaign Fund, an effort spearheaded by local leaders and the Community Foundation for Muskegon County.

Muskegon County Recovery Loans now available to small businesses

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) and the Community Foundation for Muskegon County are partnering to create a loan program for those whose businesses were directly impacted by COVID-19 in Muskegon County.