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.

A reception in honor of the recipients will be held at 7pm on Tuesday, June 27th at the Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum.

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 Suzanne Loafman

Suzanne is a marketing, business development and public relations professional with 15 years of experience and is Chair of the SHCF Marketing Committee. Previously, she worked for the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, and She currently serves on the South Haven planning commission, the Saint Basil Catholic School board and SHPS Superintendent Advisory Board and volunteers her time at St. Basil Catholic School doing public relations and marketing.

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