Designated Purpose Funds

Adam and Imogene Dziadosz Memorial Endowment Fund #00681

To provide grants in support of the Wounded Warrior Project.

Alan D. Groom Memorial Fund #00269

To finance an annual Alan D. Groom Award to a student of the Midland High School.

Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art Endowment Fund #00378

Combination of Arts Midland: Galleries and School Endowment Fund (378) & Hall of Ideas Endowment Fund (381).

Animal Assistance Endowment Fund #00204

The Animal Assistance Endowment Fund is a designated fund that supports the spaying or neutering of animals adopted from the Humane Society of Midland County, as well as helping HSoMC with the cost of spaying or neutering of pets already owned by residents of limited income in Midland County.

Arbury Park Sculpture Maintenance Endowment Fund #00217

To provide grant dollars to the City of Midland to maintain the sculpture by Neil Goodman, the Parducci mural, four bronze plaques, and to provide for the general care and maintenance of the surrounding garden and the Ned S. Arbury Park.

Arnold Center Endowment Fund in Memory of Amy VanDeMark #00544

To provide grants in support of the Arnold Center's annual ice cream social for their participants.

Arthur Hintz Park Fund #00280

To provide grants to support maintenance and capital expenditures in connection with the children's park owned by the city of Midland and known as Hintz Park.

Beaverton Activity Center Endowment Fund #00819

To support the mission and maintenance of the Beaverton Activity Center and its program and project goals.

Bergstein Fund #00215

To serve needy people as well as physically and mentally challenged children and adults through the Probate Court.

Bette R. Tollar Civic Commitment Award Endowment Fund #00128

To provide grants to the City of Midland Beautification Committee to fund the awards and plaques given annually for the Bette R. Tollar Civic Commitment Award.

Bob and Jackie Coleman Ready for School Preschool Scholarship Endowment Fund #01145

To provide grants in support of preschool scholarships to the Midland County Great Start Collaborative or other related entity that operates a scholarship program to assist with the cost of preschool education.

Bullock Creek School District Endowment Fund #00223

To support the mission of the Bullock Creek School DistrictL to provide effective schools and to educate all students in identified essential competencies, enabling students to become contributing members of society.

Bullock Creek/Kuehl Family Vocational Training Endowment Fund #00403

Provide vocational training for the students of the Bullock Creek School District.

Calvin and Marilyn Goeders’ Midland County Elementary Student Supplemental Educational Endowment Fund #00373

To advance and promote educational experience for all elementary school students in Midland County at all ability levels. The fund will provide an additional funding source for educational experiences for all elementary school students that may not be provided by home, community, family support or school budget. They may include, but is not limited to, cultural experiences, school speakers, specialized training, extra-curricular experiences, educational materials, transportation and field trips. A suggested balance of directed expenditures is as follows: Science-related projects - 50%; Math-related projects-25%; Other (as related to elementary schools Improvement Plans)-25%.

Camp Neyati Maintenance Endowment Fund #00405

Provide financial support to ensure the facilities at Camp Neyati are able to meet to mission of the Midland Camping Council, which is to provide facilities for nonprofit organizations to enjoy the experience of nature in Michigan promote outdoor education and offer camping enjoyment to the people of Midland County.

Catherine and David Ramaker Dow High School Performing Arts Endowed Fund #00598

To provide grants in support of the performing arts at Dow High School.

Center Stage Choral Endowment Fund #00384

Provide grants to support this following mission: The Music Society of the Midland Center for the Arts is a premier, voluntary musical arts organization serving Mid-Michigan.

Center Stage Theatre Endowment Fund #00383

Provide grants to support the mission of the Theatre Guild.

Central Park Band Shell Maintenance Endowed Fund #00609

To provide grant dollars to the City of Midland for the general care and maintenance of the Central Park Band Shell, its adjacent pavilion and pathways connected to the band shell and pavilion in addition to other aspects of these areas.

Chemic Legacy Endowment Fund #01072

The mission of The Chemic Legacy Endowment Fund is to provide grants in support of Midland High School Athletic Booster Club. The purpose of the Fund shall be to finance these grants.

Chemical City Band Endowment Fund #00545

Supports the mission and operations of the Chemical City Band.

Chippewa Nature Center Day Camp Tuition Assistance Endowment Fund #01111

The purpose of this fund is to provide grants in support of Nature Day Camp Scholarships.

Chippewa Nature Center Preschool Education Assistance Fund #00696

To provide grants in support of nature preschool scholarships.

Chippewa Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund #00481

Support the capital maintenance of the Chippewa Trail where you can walk, run, bike or skate to and from Chippewa Nature Center and downtown Midland at the Tridge on this 3.7 mile, non-motorized paved pathway.

Clare County Youth Fund #00703

Support the work of the Youth Advisory Committee in Clare County in accordance with the guidelines and expectations of the CMF and WK Kellogg Foundation.

Clare Public Schools Endowment Fund #00729

Supports the mission of the Clare Public Schools to provide students quality education and the skills necessary to be competent, productive, and contributing members of society.

Clela G. Kortge Orchestral Enrichment Endowment Fund #00470

To provide grants in support of orchestral music programs in the Midland (MI) Public Schools.

communityGives Project Fund #00546

To provide an opportunity for elementary through high school age students, through school groups, sports teams and service clubs, affiliated with a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization or public or private school district, to earn grant funding for priority projects through volunteerism.

Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (Shelterhouse) Endowment Fund #00460

To eliminate domestic and sexual violence by providing advocacy, education, and shelter for people in Midland and Gladwin Counties.

Cronenberger Kiwassee Kiwanis Foundation Endowment Fund

to provide grants in support of the Kiwassee Kiwanis Foundation

Currie Family Endowment Fund for the Currie Golf Course #00538

To provide grants in support of projects for and enhancements to Currie Golf Course.

Deputy Sheriff Earl C. Martindale Endowed Fund #00118

To provide assistance to a Midland County resident attending Delta College Police Academy.

Dixon Endowment Fund for the Midland Center for the Arts #00408

Provide grants in support of the annual drive for the Midland Center for the Arts.

Dixon Endowment Fund for the United Way #00409

Provide grants in support of the annual fund drive for the United Way of Midland County.

Dorothy Arbury Pinecrest Endowment Fund #00331

To support the operations and maintenance of the Pinecrest Farms, an adult foster care facility owned by Midland County.

Dorothy Mae Grice Endowment Fund #00518

To provide grants to each Catholic school located in the City of Midland to assist with tuition for one of their students based upon need as determined by the school.

Dorothy May Florance Endowed Fund for Family Life Radio #00529

To provide annual grants to Family Life Radio of Midland, Michigan.

Dorothy May Florance Endowed Fund for the Midland County Habitat for Humanity #00530

To provide annual grants to the Midland County Habitat for Humanity of Midland, Michigan.

Dorothy May Florance Endowed Fund for the Salvation Army #00531

To provide annual grants to the Salvation Army of Midland, Michigan.

Dorothy O. Minikel Business Education Endowment Fund #00434

Provide grants in support of the participation of the Members of the Business Professional of America and the Distributive Education Clubs of America in competition at all levels.

Drew Vincent Anderson Endowment Fund #00643

To provide grants to the Midland Amateur Hockey League to assist youth with player fees or equipment needs when there is financial hardship.

Duck Hunters’ Memorial Fund #00248

The mission is to support the development of a memorial project with the dual purposes of 1) honoring Jim Ayre, Rod and Brad Burnside, and Howard Swift, local citizens and duck hunters who lost their lives in a hunting accident in November of 1995, and 2) offering the general public the opportunity to enjoy duck habitat and nature in the same way it has been enjoyed by duck hunters since the beginnings of the sport.

Eastlawn Elementary School Art Endowment Fund #00569

Established in memory of Leslie E. Stuart who was the Eastlawn Elementary School art teacher who passed away in 2011 after a lengthy battle with lymphoma.

Ellis N. Brandt Midland County Historical Society Archives Collection Endowment Fund #00652

To provide grants in support of archival preservation and maintenance of historical collections in the holdings of the Midland County Historical Society, an incorporated member group of Midland Center for the Arts (MCFTA).

Entranceways Initiative Endowed Maintenance Fund #00591

To provide for the maintenance of aesthetic improvements to certain entranceways and corridors within and around the City of Midland as originally developed by the Entranceways Initiative Task Force.

Ernest R. and Martha E. Britton Memorial Fund #00220

To provide for: 1) the Ernest R. Britton Humanities Award (in support of the Dow Corning Corporation Winter Art Card Contest at Arts Midland: Galleries and School) 2) the Ernest R. Britton Humanities Award (in support of substitute teacher costs and a small supplies stipend, so a regular humanities teacher-from one of the following public school districts: Midland, Coleman, Bullock Creek, Meridian, and the Midland County Educational Service Agency-may be released as often as every other year to participate in Rotary International's Group Study Exchange) 3) the Ernest and Martha Britton Memorial Scholarship. The availability of appropriate funds will determine the amount that can be afforded these opportunities in a particular year.

Esther and Carl Gerstacker Endowment Fund #00115

To provide annual awards to educators, city and county law enforcement, state police and city and county firefighters.

Ethan A. Gage Memorial Endowment Fund #00763

To provide grants in support of the Clare Michigan Fire Department.

Farwell Area Schools Endowment Fund #00740

To provide students a quality education and the skills necessary to be competent, productive and contributing members of society.

Fern Christenson Endowment Fund for the Lake Huron Area Council-Boy Scouts of America #00422

Provide annual grants to the Council for scouting needs in Midland County, Michigan.

Fern E. Christenson Endowment Fund for the First United Methodist Church #00423

Provide annual grants to the First United Methodist church of Midland, Michigan.

Fern E. Christenson Endowment Fund for the King’s Daughters Home #00425

Provide annual grants to the King's Daughters Home of Midland, Michigan for its general corporate purposes.

Fern E. Christenson Endowment Fund for the Salvation Army #00426

Provide annual grants to the Salvation Army of Midland, Michigan for its charitable uses among needy families in Midland County, Michigan.

Fern E. Christenson Scholarship Endowment Fund for Interlochen #00424

Annually provide opportunities to residents of Midland County, Michigan to attend Interlochen. Financial need will not be a consideration in the selection of the recipients of this award.

Frances and Henry J. Dolinski Preschool Scholarship Endowment Fund #00178

To provide grants in conjunction with the Read for School preschool scholarship program.

Friends of Eagle Village Endowment Fund #00427

Supports the mission and general corporate purposes of Eagle Village, Inc.

Fun Zone Maintenance Endowment Fund #00326

To provide for the long-term continuation of the Fun Zone.

George Rockwell Charitable Endowment Fund #00334

To provide monies to Pinecrest Farms, a home for the elderly or infirm, an agency of the County of Midland, for specific needs of that institution as listed in the fund agreement.

George Rockwell Memorial Endowment Fund #00511

To provide grants in support of the indigent aged and indigent children of Midland County, with the Midland Area Community Foundation to have full power and discretion given in determining the beneficiaries of such grants, which beneficiaries may include The King's Daughters and Sons of Midland, Incorporated.

Gerald & Betty Hath Endowment Fund #00117

The purpose of this fund is to provide grants in support of Teenage Musicals Inc.

Gerstacker Sculpture Maintenance Endowment Fund #00345

To provide a means of recognizing the long-standing commitment of Carl and Esther Gerstacker to the Midland community, in the form of a bronze sculpture of Mr. and Mrs. Gerstacker to be located in the riverfront area of Midland.

Gertrude Oakes Endowment for King’s Daughters Home #00311

To provide special purpose grants to the King's Daughters Home as determined by its Board.

Gilbert and Eleanor Currie Christmas Lighting/Santa House Endowment Fund #00241

To ensure that aging holiday decorations owned by the Midland Foundation, and used on the Courthouse lawn and fa├žade, are maintained in good repair.

Gladwin Athletic Association Endowment Fund #00826

To support the mission and operations of the Gladwin Athletic Association.

Gladwin Community Schools Education Endowment Fund #00815

To provide grants in support of educational initiatives, supplies and programs for Gladwin Community Schools.

Gladwin County Health Improvement Endowment Fund #00814

To provide grants in support of community-wide medical health initiatives (examples would include access to care, population health education, population health strategies and health needs assessments) with a priority given to at-risk or low-income residents within Gladwin County.

Gladwin County Veterans Relief Fund #00831

Supports the mission of the Gladwin County Office of Veterans Affairs which is to assist veterans in need.

Gladwin County Youth Endowment Fund #00801

To support the work of the Gladwin County Youth Action Council.

Gladys I. Lake Symphony Chair Fund #00291

To establish a memorial, the Gladys I. Lake Assistant Concert Master Chair with the Midland Symphony Orchestra.

Gregory David Pfeiffer Preschool Scholarship Endowment Fund #00181

To provide grants in conjunction with the Ready for School preschool scholarship program to the Midland County Great Start Collaborative or other related entity that operates a scholarship program to assist with the cost of preschool education.

Harrison District Library Dave Carmine Summer Reading Endowment Fund #00770

To provide financial support for summer reading programs at the Harrison District Library.

Helen M. Copus and Floyd Copus Designated Charitable Endowed Fund #00519

To provide equal annual grant distributions in support of the Midland County Council on Aging and the Visiting Nurse Association of Midland.

Hintz Park Maintenance Endowed Fund #00620

To provide grant dollars to the City of Midland for maintenance and capital expenditures in connection with Hintz Park.

Homelessness Prevention Services Endowment Fund #00541

For the creation of new activities or the expansion of existing prevention services that increase housing stability and permanency for at-risk households.

Hugh and Eileen Starks Riverdays Endowed Fund #00606

To provide grants in support of the annual River Days Festival.

J.C.S. Family Donor-Advised Fund #00659

To provide annual grants to nonprofit organizations.

James and Anna Servinski Michigan State University Extension Services Endowment Fund #00464

Provide grants in support of the Midland County Michigan State University (MSU) Extension Programs.

Jefferson Music Parents Endowment Fund #00163

Supports the mission and operations of the Jefferson Music Parents, an organization to support music education at Jefferson Middle School Music

Jenifer Turner Sisco Memorial All in Fore Chemic Pride Fund #00125

The mission of Jenifer Turner Sisco Memorial All in Fore Chemic Pride Fund is to provide grants in support of Midland High School All in Fore Chemic Pride 1.) teacher mini grants, 2.) special projects, and 3.) the Jenifer Turner Sisco memorial award that supports a Midland High School department project. The purpose of the Fund shall be to finance these grants.

John A. and Audrey Brown Memorial Endowment Fund #00737

To provide grants in support of medical expenses, research and education in the area of children's cancer, adolescent diabetes and adult and adolescent Multiple Sclerosis to benefit the citizens of Clare County.

Karen Lalk Endowed Designated Fund #00617

The mission and purpose of this fund are to provide annual grants to Camp Centaur.

Katherine Nehil Dexter / Big Brothers Big Sisters Endowment Fund #00242

To provide camp opportunities through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midland County for children who would otherwise be unable to take part in a camp experience.

Kathryn and Duncan Stuart Preschool Scholarship Endowment Fund #00185

To provide grants in conjunction with the Ready for School preschool program to the Midland County Great Start Collaborative or other related entity that operates a scholarship program to assist with the cost of preschool education.

Kennett Athletic Assistance Endowment Fund #00635

To provide grants to help expand the number of students involved in Midland Public School high school athletics by providing assistance with activity fees for students whose families struggle to afford these fees.

Kennylou Wold Educational Endowment Fund #00390

To provide grants that will ultimately benefit high school and middle school students in the Midland Public Schools through the pursuit of two critical objectives: 1) improve the quality and inspiration level of their education, and 2) help individuals to develop relationships and techniques they can use to overcome life challenges.

King’s Daughters Garden and Grounds Maintenance Endowment Fund #00284

To provide grants to the King's Daughters Home as needed to care for the gardens and grounds surrounding the facility.

Kuno Hammerberg, M.D. Family Fund #00759

To provide grants to the City of Clare for general recreational and cultural needs and/or to create a community civic center.

Larry L. and Mignon Laverty Designated Fund #00769

The purpose of this fund is to provide annual grants to Farwell Area Schools to support the science programs and expenses as follows: Farwell High School 33%, Farwell Middle School 33%, and Farwell Elementary School 33%.

Laur Big Salt River Endowment Fund #00638

To provide grants in support of improvements, enhancements and maintenance of the Laur Big Salt River Park.

Marvin C. and Adele T. Kubitz Memorial Endowment Fund #00371

Provide annual grants in equal amounts to the three main musical organizations within the Midland Center for the Arts: The Music Society, Community Concerts & Midland Symphony Orchestra.

Mary E. McIntyre Memorial Athletic Fund #00566

To provide grants to Midland High School student athletes that need assistance with "pay to play" as well as for out of pocket expenses related to the sport such as clothing, equipment, medical physical etc.

Mary Lou Hazleton Leadership Development Endowment Fund #00417

Provide financial support for training programs, presenters, and conference attendance for member of the Board of Trustees of the Midland Area Community Foundation.

MATRIX: MIDLAND FESTIVAL Endowment Fund #00385

Provide grants to support the following mission, purpose and objective: The purpose of MATRIX:MIDLAND FESTIVAL shall be to encourage creativity of the highest level in the arts, sciences, humanities and all aspects of their interrelationships, principally by sponsoring a festival featuring performances, lectures, exhibits, commission works, educational offerings and other related events of the highest quality.

Men of Music Endowment Fund #00375

Provides for the continuation of 4-part male vocal music in the local area by supporting the Men of Music.

Meridian Public Schools Endowment Fund #00486

Supports the missions of the Meridian Public Schools to create and support a responsive learning environment, educating all students for the workplace and lifelong learning.

Michigan P.E.O. Fund Endowment #00690

To provide grants in support of the Michigan P.E.O. Fund, Inc.

Michigan Society of Anesthesiology Education and Research Endowment Fund #00449

Provide grants in support of education and research by Resident Physicians in Anesthesiology programs (M.D. and D.O.) in the state of Michigan.

Michigan State University Science Program Endowment Fund #00496

To support science programs conducted in Midland County by Michigan State University.

Mid Michigan Big Brothers Big Sisters Endowment Fund #00760

Supports the mission and operations of Big Brothers Big Sisters Mid Michigan which is to create and support one to one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Mid Michigan Community Action Agency Endowment Fund #00708

Supports the mission of the Mid Michigan Community Action Agency to empower low income persons to become more self-sufficient by providing them with the resources, skills, knowledge, and motivation to improve their economic condition and develop strong family, social and community interactions.

Mid-Michigan Industries Endowment Fund #00714

Supports the missions of Mid-Michigan Industries to provide jobs and training for persons with barriers to employment.

Midland Blooms Fund #00666

To provide grants in support of the annual Midland Blooms program.

Midland Center for the Arts Endowment Fund #00379

Provide grants to support the following mission: The Midland Center for the Arts provides facilities, staff and other resources for the education and entertainment of, and inspiration for, the people of Midland and the mid-Michigan region through the presentation, sponsorship and support for performances, exhibitions and cultural activities in the arts, sciences and humanities in partnership with its member groups.

Midland Community Affairs Council Fund #00235

To provide for the confined audience program and the senior citizen's Christmas parties programs.

Midland Community Center Active Adults Endowment Fund #00240

To support the mission of the Midland Community Center to provide affordable and quality recreational and self-development services to area resident adults who are fifty years of age or older.

Midland Community Tennis Center Endowment Fund #00445

Supports the mission of the Midland Community Tennis Center to serve a diverse community that enjoys tennis in a highly optimized facility.

Midland County Council on Aging Endowment Fund #00239

The Midland County Council on Aging is committed to serving the community by enabling residents 60 years of age and older to achieve their highest levels of independence, quality of life, and dignity. The mission of the fund is to assist in facility maintenance and provide funding for the work of the council.

Midland County Court Charitable Families Endowment Fund #00380

Provide grants for support services for identified needs of indigent families and children.

Midland County Drug Court Fund #00548

Supports the mission and operations of the Drug Court program.

Midland County Health Initiative Endowment Fund #00639

To provide grants in support of community-wide medical health initiatives with a priority given to at-risk or low-income residents within Midland County.

Midland County Preschool Education Assistance Endowment Fund #00592

To provide grants in support of preschool scholarships.

Midland County Rail-Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund #00335

To support the maintenance and amenities of that portion of the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail of Mid-Michigan which is owned by Midland County.

Midland County Sports Hall of Fame Endowment Fund #00605

To provide grants in support of Midland County Sports Hall of Fame.

Midland County Veterans’ Memorial Endowment Fund #00612

To provide grants in support of the maintenance and amenities of the Midland County Veterans' Memorial.

Midland County Youth Action Council Preschool Scholarship Fund #00195

To provide grants in conjunction with the Ready for School preschool scholarship program to the Midland County Great Start Collaborative or other related entity that operates a scholarship program to assist with the cost of preschool education.

Midland County Youth Leadership Endowment Fund #00366

To provide a fun and educational leadership program for selected Midland County high school students to network with peers, develop leadership skills, and learn about their surroundings to be better prepared for involvement within their community.

Midland Junior/Senior Little League Baseball Endowment Fund #00669

To provide grants in support of the general care, maintenance and improvements of the Junior/Senior Little League fields or related supporting infrastructure in Midland County.

Midland Lacrosse Club Endowment Fund #01067

The Midland Lacrosse Club Endowment Fund supports the mission and operations of Midland Lacrosse Club. The mission of the Midland Lacrosse Club is committed to creating a comprehensive program where players are taught sportsmanship, respect, and the skills to develop a boys and girls team that is competitive from first grade through State High School Varsity level.

Midland Neighboring Project Fund #00570

The fund is intended to support neighborhood needs/projects that bring neighbors together to improve the community and become neighbors in the process.

Midland Soccer Club Endowment Fund #00416

Supports the missions of the Midland Soccer Club to provide increasing opportunities for soccer players of all ages in the Midland area.

Midland Soccer Complex Development Fund #00347

To provide monies to support the development and maintenance of the Midland Soccer Complex.

Midland-based HELPS Fund #00658

To further educational, economic, medical and community development in the third world grants to U.S. based charities that in turn provide support to mission groups serving third world countries.

Midland-MSTCVS Educational and Quality Endowment Fund #00137

To provide grants in support of excellence in cardiothoracic research and clinical care and to enhance the ability of the Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons to conduct its educational program in the state of Michigan.

Miracle Field Maintenance Fund #01106

To provide grants to the City of Midland for the general care and maintenance of the Miracle Field and its property that connects to the field in addition to other public aspects of this area.

Mustang Strong Endowment Fund #01075

The mission of The Mustang Strong Endowment Fund is to provide grants in support of Meridian Public Schools to assist students with sports registrations and flood-related home repairs for families in Meridian Public Schools. In addition, funds could be used for emergency needs for families in Meridian Public Schools. The purpose of the Fund shall be to finance these grants.

Non-Motorized Transportation Endowed Fund #00621

To provide grant dollars to the City of Midland for the improvement of non-motorized transportation within the City of Midland for such things as signage, sidewalk and crosswalk improvements for pedestrians and electric mobility devices and bike lanes of bicyclists

Northeast Little League Endowment Fund #01099

Supports the mission and operations of the Northeast Little League whose mission is to promote, develop, supervise, and voluntarily assist the youth of Midland interested in participating in little league baseball play.

Orrin H. and Eleanor L. Barrett Community Needs Endowment Fund #00567

To provide grants in support of the mission of the Midland Area Community Foundation, to benefit the citizens of Midland and Gladwin counties.

Orrin H. and Eleanor L. Barrett Endowment Fund #00600

To provide grants to United Way member agencies for special program and/or equipment needs.

Phoebe Barstow Symphony Chair Fund #00211

To establish a memorial, the Phoebe Barstow Principal Cellist Chair with the Midland Symphony Orchestra.

Phyllis N. Pankratz Music Education Fund #00377

Provide funding for Midland Public School High School students who may not otherwise afford such expenses as private voice lessons, fine arts camp for voice, vocal music competition expenses, etc.

Ralph and Imogene Beattie Memorial Endowment Fund #00214

To provide grants in support of the Chippewa Nature Center, Michigan Audubon Society and King's Daughters Home on an equal basis annually.

Ramaker Dyslexia Endowment Fund #01109

To provide grants in support of dyslexia programs at the Legacy Center for Community Success.

Ready for School Preschool Scholarship Fund #00173

To provide grants in support of preschool scholarships to the Midland County Great Start Collaborative or other related entity that operates a scholarship program to assist with the cost of preschool education.

Richard Dean and Evelynn Fay Koontz Memorial Endowment Fund #00734

To provide grants to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clare to support the needs of children residing in Clare County and their sponsor (no residency required) to enable those children to participate in activities that they might not otherwise be able to enjoy.

Richard Thrune Marksmanship Endowed Fund #00560

To recognize one member of the Midland County Sheriffs' Department and one member of the Midland City Police Department for excellence in marksmanship.

RIVER DAYS Festival #00336

Fund to support annual River Days Festival.

Riverside Place Endowment Fund #00341

To provide for the enrichment and well being of the residents of Riverside Place.

Robert and Barbara Stoppert Recognition Endowment Fund #00450

Provide grants in support of awards recognizing the lives and work of Robert and Barbara Stoppert.

Roger and Virginia H. Gohrband Endowed Fund #00510

To provide grants to nonprofit organizations in support of the mission of the MACF.

Roland R. Weaver Memorial Endowment Fund #00472

To provide grants in support of the operation of Floyd School.

Ruth B. Bishop Memorial Endowment Fund #00394

Provide grants to the Chippewa Nature Center in support of its Day Camp program and on behalf of the Little Garden Club.

Ruth D. Stenger Symphony Chair #00354

To establish a memorial, the Ruth D. Stenger String Bass Chair with the Midland Symphony Orchestra.

S. Preston Jones Photographic Art Endowment Fund #00573

To provide grants for the purpose of support to photography education at the Midland Center for the Arts to honor Mr. Jones' contribution to photographic art and to enhance the program which he initiated, led and so assiduously nurtured for the past 30 years.

Sanford Historical Society Santa House – Haskin Family Designated Endowment Fund #01139

To provide grants in support of Sanford Historical Society Santa House, covering annual expenses to maintain and develop/enhance the Santa house and property.

Sharon L. Sims / PAWS WITH A CAUSE Endowment Fund #00325

To provide support for the work of PAWS WITH A CAUSE organization-training Assistance Dogs for people with disabilities, providing lifetime team support which encourages independence, and promoting awareness through education.

SOS Animal Rescue Personal Pet Assistance Fund #00555

To provide grants to benefit residents of Midland County who cannot afford the cost of providing primary care for their family pet.

The Access to Recreation Endowment Fund #00482

To support initiatives regarding access to recreation facilities for all people, including those with disabilities.

The Gladwin County Economic Development Corporation Endowment Fund #00808

Supports the mission and activities of the Gladwin Economic Development Corporation.

The Legacy Center for Community Success Endowment Fund #00459

To support/engage in research that identifies key issues affecting student success in grades K-12.

The Midland County Parks Averill Rollway Fund #00473

To provide for improvements and enhancements to the proposed Averill Trailhead Park for the Midland County Parks and Recreation Department.

Thomas F. and Holly A. Valent Santa House Endowment Fund #00343

To support the development, maintenance and operation of the Santa House of Midland.

Tina and Philip Van Dam Symphony Chair Fund #00139

To provide grants in support of a Percussion Chair for the Midland Symphony Orchestra of the Midland Center for the Arts.

Tridge Endowment Fund #00337

To provide grant dollars to the City of Midland for the care, maintenance and ultimate replacement of the Tridge and for the care, maintenance and enhancement of its immediate environment.

Village of Sanford Lowry Family Endowment Fund #00136

To provide grants in support of activities and projects benefitting people in the Village of Sanford.

Volunteer Center of Clare County Endowment Fund #00713

Supports the mission of "responsible volunteers enhancing the opportunity of the people of Clare County to care for one another."

Wallace R. and Bernice E. Leslie Memorial Fund #00452

Non-endowed invested in the endowed pool. Will become Unrestricted Endowed after the last year of distributions.

Whiting Overlook Park Endowment Fund #00509

To provide grants in support of the development and maintenance of the Whiting Overlook Park.