Funds

There is no limit to what we can do together. Contributions to the Manistee County Community Foundation are investments in Manistee County's future. The Manistee County Community Foundation is the only entity serving Manistee County that impacts all aspects of life: youth, education, human services, the arts, environment, community development and more. Our focus on endowment means that your gift helps enhance our community today and makes a lasting impact for years to come.

Contribute to one of our charitable funds listed below, or contact us to learn how to leave a gift for the future or create a new named fund.

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Fund Type County  
Manistee County Veterans Endowment Fund

Supports unmet needs of veterans and their families

Committee Advised Manistee
Manistee County Veterans Transportation Network Fund

Transports veterans to and from VA medical facilities

Designated Manistee
Manistee County Community Foundation Vitality Fund

Supports and sustains the Manistee County Community Foundation

Designated Manistee
Manistee Homelessness Prevention Fund

Aids in the fight against homelessness in Manistee County

Field of Interest Manistee
Manistee Non-Motorized Trail Park

To build recreational trails on the property owned by the City of Manistee off M-55

Campaign Services Manistee
Manistee Veterans Memorial Park Fund

Supports renovations to and monuments for the Veterans Memorial Park in the City of Manistee

Designated Manistee
Manistee County Youth Advisory Council Fund

Supports youth development and leadership in all areas of life

Committee Advised Manistee
McCarthy Family Community Fund

Donor advised

Donor Advised Manistee
Minger Family Endowment Fund

To enhance and expand area recreational opportunities

Field of Interest Manistee
Minger Family Endowment Scholarship Fund

To support the pursuit of postsecondary education through scholarships to Manistee County students

Scholarship Manistee
Margaret & Cameron Murdoch Endowment Fund

Supports and sustains the Manistee County Community Foundation

Designated Manistee
Nelson First Congregational United Church of Christ Fund

Supports maintenance of this historic church

Designated Manistee
Nelson Guardian Angels Catholic Church Fund

Supports maintenance of this historic church

Designated Manistee
Nelson Humane Society Fund

Supports the work of the Manistee County Humane Society

Designated Manistee
Barbara O'Rorke Memorial Fund

Supports Onekama Consolidated Schools math programs

Designated Manistee
Ogilvie Memorial Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships to Manistee High School students in memory of Doris Ogilvie

Scholarship Manistee
Old Kirke Museum Fund

Provides a permanent source of support for the Old Kirke Musuem, which is operated by Our Savior's Historical Society

Organization Endowment Manistee
Onekama Consolidated Schools Fund (formerly known as Onekama Schools Educational Foundation Fund)

Provides support for Onekama Consolidated Schools

Organization Endowment Manistee
George William and Martha Lee Paine Charitable Fund

Donors recommend grant recipients

Donor Advised Manistee
Pleasant Valley Community Center Annual Fund

Supports immediate needs of the Pleasant Valley Community Center

Campaign Services Manistee
Pleasant Valley Community Center Endowment

Sustains the efforts of the Pleasant Valley Community Center

Organization Endowment Manistee
Pleasanton Cemetery Fund

Supports grounds beautification and maintenance of this historic site

Designated Manistee
Portage Lake Watershed Forever Endowment Fund

Sustains watershed plan protection and enhancement efforts

Committee Advised Manistee
Portage Lake Watershed Forever Annual Fund (and Memberships)

Responds to immediate needs of watershed plan implementation

Community Service Manistee
Portage Lake Watershed Forever Wetlands Fund

To support the purchase and protection of wetlands within the Portage Lake watershed

Campaign Services Manistee