Our 2018 Grant Recipients made a tremendous impact on our communities. We are proud of their success and delighted to have been a part of these inspiring initiatives. As a result of their work, over 4,000 local residents were positively impacted. The programs funded were centered around community education, art, music and resident well-being. 2018 Read More
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With every donation that we get, we are able to put more back into our community. Read about the amazing programs we are able to support in South Haven.
Donations made to endowment funds help produce stable annual funds for non-profit organizations. Endowments serve as the financial bedrock, taking the pressure off organizations who previously relied solely on donations. In addition, endowments can provide the funds to promote fundraising efforts leading to increased contributions and benefits to the community they support.
Al-van will contribute 10% of all 2018 donations to their newly launched endowment to help catapult the fund into a stable annual contributor for the non-profit. Help jump start their funding – donate today!
SHCF was happy to help with bringing Foundry Hall’s inaugural Jazz Fest to life. The event was a huge success drawing crowds of over 600 to the festival. Is believed that this 2-day jazz event brought together one of the largest racially diverse audiences in South Haven outside of SHPS events. Planning for next year Read More
With a grant from SHCF, The City of South Haven and Foundry Hall presented 13 concerts for the 2017 Riverfront Concert Series continuing the 17-year tradition of the series at Riverfront Park. This year’s series of free community concerts was well received by hundreds of audience members including residents and visitors to the area.
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 Read More
Last summer, South Haven Center for the Arts launched Creativity Counts, a program designed to give every student in the South Haven area the opportunity to create and was partially funded by a grant from the South Haven Community Foundation. Over 150 local students participated in the free program, with workshops such as digital art, Read More
The Michigan Maritime Museum used grant funding from the SHCF for the visual and audio components of the interactive Coast Guard exhibit. It enabled us to purchase a wide screen short throw projector that shows realistic footage of raging waves and storms, along with the sound effect. A ceiling mount and appropriate wall lighting purchased Read More