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Administrative Fund:

Provides for Board of Directors activities in supporting foundation awareness. The Board can access these funds to help generate contributions and build sustainable endowment for operational expenses.

American Legion Youth Fund:

Established by the Thomas F. Grant Post #0062 in St. Ignace. Supports youth activities in the service area and has typically favored boys and girls baseball/softball activities as requested by the American Legion of St. Ignace.

Chipper Huskey Memorial Youth Fund:

Supports youth hockey programs in the St. Ignace area.

Education Enhancement Fund:

Established by Rennco, Inc of Homer, Michigan and Mr. Jack Swope for the purpose of educational activities, programs, and scholarships.

Erin Springsteen Memorial Activity Fund:

Supporting capital improvements for athletic endeavors and scholarships.

Frederick W. Stearns Memorial Scholarship Fund:

In memory of Fred Stearns, one of the founders of the St. Ignace Community Foundation. Funds provide support for continuing education activities.

Hockey in St. IgnaceFred and Margaret Jackson Memorial Fund:

Fund came at the generous contribution from the Jackson's estate and provides annual support to persons/organizations seeking education and/or public safety educational opportunities.

Gros Cap School Scholarship Fund (Robert Buchholz Memorial):

A fund in memory of Robert buchholz used to provide higher education scholarships to students who attended Gros Cap School for at least 5 years.

Kiwanis Club of St. Ignace:

Established in 1996 by the St. Ignace Kiwanis Club, supports a wide range of community activities and projects,

LaSalle Alumni Fund:

Initially established with proceeds from a 2003 All Class/Community Reunion by the St. Ignace Community Foundation. Reunions are held every 5 years, with the funds raised supporting a wide range of community projects and activities.

Loryce M. Dyer Memorial Hospice Fund:

Provides scholarships to students pursuing higher education in the field of health care of in a medical field.

McKinnon Family Scholarship Fund:

Established by the McKinnon family to provide scholarships to St. Ignace Area graduates.

Native American MemorialMichigan Community Foundation Youth Project (MCFYP):

Supporting charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes to benefit youth.

Museum of Ojibwa Culture Fund:

Supporting museum projects and activities.

Sault Tribe Youth Activities Fund:

Supporting a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural activities for tribal youth.

Special Education Scholarship Fund:

Providing scholarships to persons entering into the field of special education.

Spirit of the Straits Fund:

Supports a wide range of community projects and activities.

St. Ignace Public Library Fund:

Supports programs, activities and needs of the St. Ignace Public Library.

Swope Family Fund:

Enhancing downtown activities, beautification, tourism and heritage.


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