Stories from the Midland Area Community Foundation

Thank you for supporting Give Local Midland 2024!

June 6th, 2024

Dear Midland neighbors,

We are truly grateful for your support of 2024’s Give Local Midland! We are excited to announce that Give Local Midland, the Midland Area Community Foundation’s 24-hour giving day held on May 7, raised over $468,000 through donations, a matching pool, and prizes for local nonprofit organization endowment funds. Since its inception, Give Local Midland has exceeded $3 million in total impact.

Thank you for backing this important annual event and for spreading the word. Your contributions play a critical role in fostering long-term transformation through the work of our nonprofit partners in the Midland area. Give Local Midland offers a unique opportunity for nonprofits to concentrate on building long-term sustainability through their endowment funds held at the Community Foundation. Your support of these endowment funds helps enhance and uplift the quality of life in our community, moving us closer to our shared vision of creating an exceptional place where everyone thrives.

At the Community Foundation, we believe in the power of collective giving and manage all the administrative details and fees associated with the giving day, ensuring that donors’ dollars stretch even further. This year, a total of 2,101 donations from 794 donors were received. Contributions ranged from $5 to $18,000, illustrating that anyone can be a philanthropist.

If you would like to learn more about your local Community Foundation, please feel free to contact me directly. On behalf of the nonprofits and their 79 endowed funds that participated in this year’s Give Local Midland, thank you for investing in the long-term sustainability of local nonprofits!

Appreciatively, Sharon Mortensen

President & CEO, Your Midland Area Community Foundation