Community Foundation of Greater Rochester Prepares for the Season of Giving

As the season of giving approaches, hundreds of Rochester area nonprofits will benefit from the support of the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester. For nearly 35 years, the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester has worked to transform the generosity of each of its donors to help create a strong, health and more prosperous future for the Rochester community. The Community Foundation, like many foundations in communities across the country, is designed to be the community’s fund for … [Read more...]

50+ Senior Expo at Rochester OPC

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) collaborated with the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRC) for their 50+ Senior Expo on October 4 and offered attendees a wealth of information, resources, education and fun from over 70 exhibitors. The event was designed for adults 50 years of age and older, caregivers, friends and family. The event featured services and resources focused on senior living, health and fitness, finances, nutrition, health screening, caregiving, adult education, … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund Annual Holiday Party is December 12

The Women's Fund to Host their Annual Holiday Party at Moceri Greystone Manor Show House  Join The Women’s Fund in a toast to the holidays with wine and hor d'oeuvres. The event will be on December 12, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Moceri’s Greystone Manor at 4911 Pinnacle Blvd., Oakland Township, MI 48306. Complementary valet parking will be available. Ticket price is $65 per person. After December 5, the price will be $70 per person. Tickets can be purchased online … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund is Looking for Grant Recipients

The Women’s Fund is looking for non-profit organizations that are in need of assistance and can benefit from their grants. The Women’s Fund provides grants to local non-profit organizations throughout Oakland County that help improve the lives of women in need. Their goal is to help women in need become financially independent and to have a “purse of their own.” Grants are awarded once a year and applications must be submitted by October 13 to be considered. Requests for funding must be … [Read more...]

The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

To Honor Our Veterans In May of 2016, local business people, civic leaders, and military Veterans formed a Michigan non-profit corporation - The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) - to erect a tribute to military Veterans in the Township. Timothy Reese, retired Army Colonel, businessperson, and Township resident, leads a group of four VTOT Directors. In September of 2016, the Moceri Companies donated a five-acre parcel of land to the Township on the west side of Adams Road, just … [Read more...]

Jewish Vocational Services for Better Jobs Opportunities

The Women’s Fund Presents Grant to Jewish Vocational Services   The Women’s Fund recently presented the Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) with a $750 grant for their Better Jobs Opportunities Program. JVS helps people meet life challenges affecting their self-sufficiency based on the belief that the best way to help people is to make it possible for them to help themselves. The Women’s Fund grant will help fund scholarships for Oakland County women, through which they will receive … [Read more...]

Acts of Kindness Program Earns Senior Center $1000

The Women’s Fund Presents Grant to the Older Person’s Commission (OPC) The Women’s Fund recently presented the OPC with a $1000 grant for their Acts of Kindness Program. The OPC provides high quality programs and services that stimulate active and healthy living for all ages of older persons. OPC’s vision is to be the premier community resource center for the changing needs of older adults and those who love and care for them. OPC provides nutritional meals, senior resource services, … [Read more...]

New Day Foundation for Families Receives Needed Grant

The Women’s Fund Presents Grant to New Day Foundation for Families The Women’s Fund recently presented New Day Foundation for Families with a $2500 grant for their Program for Positive Impact Program. New Day Foundation for Families provides financial stability and profound hope to cancer patients, spouses and children fighting cancer. The Women’s Fund grant will help to pay core household bills, reduce the effects of financial toxicity, and have a positive impact on treatment … [Read more...]

Neighborhood House Receives $1500 to Help Women and Children

The Women’s Fund Present Grant to Rochester Area Neighborhood House The Women’s Fund recently presented Rochester Area Neighborhood House with a $1500 grant for their Program for Intermediate Shelter for Homeless Women & Children. Rochester Area Neighborhood House is a non-profit human services organization that assists our neighbors during times of hardship, collaborating with the community and other social service providers to help neighbors toward self-sufficiency. The … [Read more...]

Great Oaks Country Club Launches Great Oaks Gives

Great Oaks Country Club Launches Great Oaks Gives, Donating $20,000 to Local Charity Great Oaks Country Club recently donated $20,000 to The Community Foundation of Greater Rochester. This donation was made possible by the active work of the club’s Great Oaks Gives committee and their Great Oaks Gives foundation. “The Great Oaks Gives Non-Endowed Fund recently established at the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester with a $20,000 donation represents the members’ philanthropic … [Read more...]