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84 Nonprofits Get CARES Fund Grants through Oakland County

June 26th 2020

The grants, which ranged from $4,000 to $500,000, will help the organizations restore vital services and programs for Oakland County residents such as food distribution, shelter, health care and financial assistance that were reduced or eliminated because of the pandemic.

Royal Oak Allocates $256,263 in CARES Act Funds for Small Business Support

June 25th 2020

Like every community across the nation,  Royal Oak businesses, workers, and institutions are feeling the economic pains of the pandemic,” said Royal Oak Mayor Mike Fournier

Ferndale Housing Gets $206K Grant for Self-Sufficiency Programs

February 28th 2020

HUD Regional Director Joseph Galvin joined representatives of the FHC to present the giant check Friday morning at FHC’s Withington West. 

Ferndale Soup Microgranting Dinner Sept. 19

September 3rd 2018

Ferndale Soup Microgranting Dinner Sept. 19 Ferndale, MI – On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, Build Institute and the City of Ferndale are hosting another Ferndale SOUP, a micro-granting dinner focused on supporting community projects and businesses in Ferndale. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ferndale-soup-tickets-48040311866 https://www.facebook.com/events/261817281099458/ Ferndale SOUP is a microgranting dinner celebrating and supporting creative projects that benefit the Ferndale […]

Rat Patrol, Color Guard and FernCare Among Ferndale Grant Recipients

July 11th 2018

Rat Patrol, Color Guard and FernCare Among Ferndale Grant Recipients (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 11, 2018) Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Rat Patrol was one of seven community projects that received grant money from the Ferndale Community Foundation this year. Checks were presented at Monday night’s City Council meeting by Foundation President (and Council member) […]

SMART Transit Millage Renewal on Aug. 7 Ballot

July 2nd 2018

SMART Transit Millage Renewal on Aug. 7 Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2018) Oakland County, MI- On Aug. 7, 2018 voters in Oakland County will be asked to renew a millage that funds public transportation. This is NOT the millage for the Regional Transit Authority.  This IS for a continuation of SMART services already […]

Groups Can Apply for Active Lifestyle Minigrants…

February 18th 2018

Groups Can Apply for Active Lifestyle Minigrants through Brooksie Way (Brooksie Way, Feb. 18, 2018) ROCHESTER, MI – Not-for-profit organizations and community groups whose programming is designed to promote active lifestyles for Oakland County residents have until March 9 to apply for a Brooksie Way Minigrant. The program has helped support nearly 150 projects throughout […]

Cities Want State to Reform Funding, Public Info. Session Aug 9, 10 & 15

July 31st 2017

Cities Want State to Reform Funding, Public Info. Session Aug 9, 10 & 15 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, Ferndale, MI – In partnership with the cities of Pleasant Ridge, Berkley, Ferndale, Oak Park, and Hazel Park, we invite you to attend an upcoming SaveMICity presentation by the Michigan Municipal League. Find out why as the […]

Person Over 60 Needed to Represent Oakland County on Committee

January 27th 2017

Person Over 60 Needed to Represent Oakland County on Committee (Oakland County Commission, Jan. 27, 2017) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Board of Commissioners (BOC) is seeking an older adult representative to serve on the Oakland County Area Agency on Aging Subcommittee. Interested individuals must be at least 60 years of age and reside […]

Ferndale Community Foundation Awards Grants to Local Groups

August 9th 2016

Ferndale Community Foundation Awards Grants to Local Groups (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 8, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Several community projects are getting a boost in funding thanks to grants given by the Ferndale Community Foundation.  The grants were announced at the July 25 City Council meeting (sorry we got behind due to the elections), with […]