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At the Community Foundation for Oceana County, we're working with donors, advisors and members of the community for one common goal—making our community a stronger, healthier, more vibrant place to live.

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Community Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to Oceana County’s most recent graduates! Despite facing uncertainty, they have worked hard to continue their education and have fearlessly adapted to change. In partnership with many donors, the Community Foundation for Oceana County is pleased to offer financial support for area student’s pursuit of higher education. The Foundation’s 2021 Scholarship Program has awarded 220 scholarships to local students, investing $239,650 into our community’s future! 157 students are receiving awards this year, up from 138 in 2020. 

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Grants

Opportunities for every child, and everyone.

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Urgent Needs Fund

Support the Urgent Needs Fund to help area nonprofit organizations, schools and governments on the front lines serving those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Read early. Read often.

Together with community partners, we initiated Read early. Read often. to better prepare our youngest learners (babies & toddlers) for success in learning and in life.

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Economic Development

The Foundation's strategic plan includes supporting community needs assessments to foster economic development growth. In 2018, an assessment was completed in Shelby, followed by Pentwater in 2019.

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Events

United Way of the Lakeshore Mobile Food Pantry on June 25th

Friday, June 25, 2021

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Events

2021 Foundation Annual Dinner & Program

Monday, September 20, 2021

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