We join our friends over at 98.3 The Coast every week to discuss what's happening in and through Berrien Community Foundation.
March 15, 2023
Making Noise For Good
A For Good Grant was awarded to the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra to support their outdoor concerts this summer.
March 8, 2023
Berrien County Cancer Services
Listen to how Berrien County Cancer Services is able to use funds from their For Good Grant to help those in the community.
March 1, 2023
BCF President Lisa Cripps-Downey and Carrie Vill, board chair of the Frederick S. Upton Foundation, chat about how the partnership between the two foundations is helping the community.
February 22, 2023
More Than A Washer
The Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety recently received funding through our For Good Grants for a new washer and dryer.
February 15, 2023
Heart of Cook Grants
The Heart of Cook offers two grant opportunities every year — the Heart of Cook Grant and Heart of Cook Earth Day Grant!
February 8, 2023
What's Happening at BCF
There are always things happening at BCF! Listen to what's in the works in these upcoming weeks in regard to grants, scholarships and T.E.A.M.!
February 1, 2023
Scholarships + Volunteering
BCF Board Vice Chair Sarah Jollay and BCF President Lisa Cripps-Downey chat about grants, scholarships and volunteering at BCF.
January 25, 2023
Heart of Cook
Let's chat about the Heart of Cook Grant programs through the Heart of Cook Foundation! Deadlines are coming soon!
January 18, 2023
1 Application = 50+ Opportunities
There's a new way to do scholarships at Berrien Community Foundation this year! We've taken the process online!
December 28, 2022
Library of Things
The Lincoln Township Library will soon be starting a 'library of things' thanks to a For Good Grant! Listen now to learn about what could be included in this library and a tentative launch date!
December 21, 2022
There's an urgent need at the Brookview Montessori School. We chat with them about it.
December 14, 2022
A For Good Grant is helping the Berrien Springs Community Library expand their children's launch pad program.
December 7, 2022
Senior Care Kits
We talk about the importance of the Senior Care Kits with Area Agency on Aging's Christine Vanlandingham.
November 30, 2022
Job Training Institute
How is a For Good Grant helping Mosaic's Job Training Institute? Listen now!
November 23, 2022
Good Things at Lory's Place
Lory's Place received a For Good Grant to support the Community Grief Alliance, which fosters a safe space for people who are grieving to come together to share a meal and their story.
November 16, 2022
Volunteering for Senior Care Kits
Many people come together to make Senior Care Kits a success.
November 9, 2022
Senior Care Kits
We're doing over 900 Senior Care Kits this year!
November 2, 2022
Ever wondered how the grantmaking process works at BCF? We expand on the "who's" and the "what's" of it!
October 26, 2022
What Volunteerism Means
The winner of the 2022 Golden Acorn Volunteer Award winner tells us what volunteerism means to her.
October 19, 2022
Love Your Community Winner
The winning nonprofit of the Stephen E. Upton Love Your Community Grant is investing in fathers and children.
October 12, 2022
Carolyn's Kids Winners
Two local nonprofits have each won a $50,000 grant to support their youth programming.
October 5, 2022
Alamar Grant Winner
We chat with the winner of the Alamar Nonprofit Sustainability Grant winner and how they'll use the $75,000 award to grow their nonprofit!
September 28, 2022
A Groovy Night
BCF held its Annual Meeting & Celebration last week -- and it was a groovy time to celebrate all that has happened in and through BCF this past year! We also awarded five coveted grants.
September 21, 2022
For Good For The Community
Susan talks about For Good Grants and how they help the community, like the Summer My Way Program at the WMCA of Greater Michiana.
September 14, 2022
Lisa looks ahead to the calendar of events at BCF.
September 7, 2022
A Sweet Lesson
Countryside Academy FARE instructor Kathy Hollacher was able to teach her students the sweet lesson of maple tree tapping, how to turn sap to syrup and nutrition thanks to a Golden Acorn Classroom Mini Grant.
August 31, 2022
A Lookback On Summer
It's been a busy summer at BCF! We look back on a busy summer and look forward to the great things in store this fall -- including our 70th celebration!
August 24, 2022
Doing Great Things on T.E.A.M.
Teens Exhibiting Able Minds is Berrien Community Foundation's program for students in Berrien County who want to give back. They make grants and do service projects throughout the year.
August 17, 2022
Backpacks For Good
Backpacks For Good helps students have many of the school supplies they need to start the school year off on the right foot.
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