Announcing the 2017 SHCF Grant Award Winners!

The Board of Directors and Grants Committee of the SHCF is pleased to announce recipients of grant funding for educational programs and projects in 2017:

Al-Van Humane Society
City of South Haven
Foundry Hall
Historical Association of South Haven
Junior Achievement of Southwestern Michigan
Michigan Maritime Museum
South Haven Center for the Arts
South Haven Performance Series
South Haven Speaker Series
Youth Development Company/PAL

A total distribution of $14,000 was made possible through generous donations from our individual donors and businesses in the South Haven area.

YAC also awarded grants for several projects in the SH Public Schools in the amount of $6,000. A reception in honor the recipients was held at the Bailey Hyde Museum. Congratulations to all!

South Haven Area Businesses Making a Difference!

The South Haven Community Foundation has expanded its annual appeal to local businesses in the South Haven area. Our mission is to provide funds to non-profit organizations who enrich the cultural, educational and economical footprint in our community. Help us make South Haven an even better place to be! Any Contribution, big or small, makes and impact on our local communities. Last year, with help from our generous supporters, we were able to give over $30,000 in grant funds. Non-profit organizations who received funds included Al-Van Humane Society, Foundry Hall, Michigan Maritime Museum, Riverfront Concert Series, City of South Haven, South Haven Center for the Arts, South Haven Speaker Series and Youth Development Company. You too can make a difference!



Meet SHCF Board Member Dennis Dascenzo

Dennis earned an Accounting degree from the University of Dayton and an MBA from the University of Detroit. He spent most of his career in Labor Relations at Detroit Edison. He spent many years as a coach and official in youth and high school sports. He currently serves several local non-profit organizations as a volunteer and Board Member. Dennis and Kathy Dascenzo have been married 43 years and have three grown children. Dennis serves as Secretary for the SHCF Board.

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