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Marshall Community Foundation Awards over $35,000 in its First Quarter.

The Marshall Community Foundation successfully meets the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations administered by the Council on Foundations in Washington D.C. National Standards represents the highest measure of accountability and transparency in philanthropy.

Marshall Community Foundation Awards over $35,000 in its First Quarter.

16-Jan-2019 The Marshall Community Foundation awarded $35,328.00 to area non-profits in its first quarter of the fiscal year through the Fund for Marshall and Marshall Youth Fund. 

“When you make a contribution to the Foundation’s Fund for Marshall or Marshall Youth Fund, you are actually supporting the work of countless area non-profits,” said Shannon Tiernan, the Foundation’s Executive Director. “The Foundation’s unrestricted grant making efforts touch every corner of our community – from the arts to education, the environment to youth and seniors, health and human services to community development. This is all made possible through the generosity of our donors.”

Donations earmarked for the Fund for Marshall or Marshall Youth Fund are endowed, meaning they will impact the Marshall community forever. For more information about the Foundation’s endowments or to make a donation to either of these funds, contact the Foundation at (269) 781-2273, info@marshallcf.org or visit www.marshallcf.org and click on “Donate Now” to make a gift today.

Seven local organizations received funding in the 1st quarter:

B.E. Henry Community Building Association $25,000
Renovation of the kitchen at the B. E. Henry Building

Marshall Community Ballet Company $4,750
Purchase of costumes for the bi-annual production of the Nutcracker

MPS/Marshall High School $2,062
Purchase of textbooks for Marshall High School’s new A.P. psychology class

Mar Lee School $750
Provide assistance to 7th grade students to participate in the all class
trip to Washington D. C. 
MPS/Marshall Middle School $750
Assist with the attendance of 7th grade students to watch the movie “House with Clock in its Walls” as part of a writing assignment 

Calhoun County Agricultural & Industrial Society $750
Purchase of holiday trees for the Merry Mile Event

Mar Lee School $579
Assistance for 7th grade students to travel to Grand Rapids as part of the
all class experience of Art Prize

YAC $500
Purchase of gifts for MACS family

YAC $188
Support for Marshall High School’s on going recycling program

Marshall Community Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to improving quality of life in Marshall, and throughout Calhoun County. The Foundation holds permanently endowed funds from a range of donors, and serves as a conduit for special projects and the distribution of grants in support of innovative programs. For more information about the Foundation, visit www.marshallcf.org.


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