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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
It has been 20 years since the Berrien Community Foundation opened its first scholarship program through the generosity and ingenuity of John & Dede Howard with Howard Instrumental Music Scholarship. The idea to help students caught on and the Foundation now awards more than $100,000 each year in scholarships to deserving students from all over Berrien County. From engineering, to teaching, to music, the Foundation has scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors and adults returning to school.   “We have provided over $2.2...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Grant applications are again available for “The Heart of Cook” Foundation Fund. “The Heart of Cook” is a grant program funded by Indiana Michigan Power’s Cook Nuclear Plant and administered by the Berrien Community Foundation to assist nonprofit programs in Southwest Michigan and Northwest Indiana (La Porte, St. Joseph, and Elkhart Counties).  “The Heart of Cook is a great way for us to support the communities that have supported us for so many years,” said Joel Gebbie, senior vice president and chief nuclear officer. “We are so happy to show...

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