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Chippewa County Community Foundation
511 Ashmun St. Ste. #200
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: (906) 635-1046
Mon - Thurs 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

The Chippewa County Community Foundation Mission Statement:

A vehicle for receiving donations from a variety of sources to establish permanent endowment funds and administer those funds for charitable, educational, cultural, recreational, environmental and social welfare purposes in a manner which promotes the spirit of philanthropy, utilizes the talents and abilities of its youth and meets the needs of the citizens of Chippewa County.

Click here for a donation form to support one of our 70 scholarships, organizations, and projects.

Applications Available

YAC Grant Application and Survey Results Available

The CCCF YAC Students conducted a survey in February of all students at Sault Area High School.  From the survey, the students identified four areas that will receive priority consideration for the grant funds this year. Applications are due by 4:00 on Friday May 13th, 2016. The day set aside for grant presentations is Wednesday, May 18th, 2016.

Here are the results of the survey's multiple choice questions, and the open-ended questions

For the application and more information CLICK HERE.

Old Mission Bank Scholarship Application Available

Old Mission Bank will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from the Eastern Upper Peninsula. The students must be attending Lake Superior State University (LSSU) and pursuing a degree that will be beneficial to the banking industry.

The APPLICATION is due in the Chippewa County Community Foundation's office by May 15th. Along with the application a FINANCIAL INFORMATION FORM must be completed by LSSU's Financial Aid Office and sent to the CCCF office by the same date.

Great Lakes Environmental Collaborative Grant Application

This endowment fund provides money for projects that assess, improve or sustain the environment and/or recreational activities. 

CLICK HERE to start your application that is due May 31, 2016.

FAN Scholarship-Sheena Bouschor/Jeremy Brown Memorial Scholarship Application

This scholarship was created by the FAN - Families Against Narcotics Group in memory of Sheena Bouschor and Jeremy Brown.Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to three EUP senior or college students intending to further their education at a community college, college, or university in the fall of 2016 studying social work, medicine, education, criminal justice, athletic training, or first responder training. Applications and supporting documents are due on May 31, 2016.

Here is the Criteria for the FAN Scholarship and the Application Checklist.

John C. Frybarger Memorial Scholarship Application

This scholarship was established in memory of John C. Frybarger. It will provide a $1,500 scholarship to a Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual and/or Transgender student from Chippewa, Mackinaw or Luce County that is pursuing a career in Culinary Trades, Dietitian/Nutrition, Journalism, Literature, Horticulture or attending a vocational or trade school. Applications and supporting documents are due May 31.

Here is the Application and the Financial Information Form needed to complete the application.

Please help us spread the word that these funds will be available.


All thanks to our AMAZING sponsors for making this year's Wines & Steins fundraising event possible!






Arfstrom Pharmacy - Don Wilson Insurance Agency - Precision Edge - Dr. Kris Fairbanks - Dr. Craig Flickinger - Anderson, Tackman & Company PLC

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