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Canton Community Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients for it's various Funds for the year 2024

Canton Community Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients for it's various Funds for the year 2024

We're proud to support our community's students and their educational endeavors by offering numerous scholarships. Our program includes financial aid opportunities for students of all ages who are at different stages in their educational pursuits, as well as a number of different areas of study.

Our online scholarship application opens in early January and remains open until mid-March.  Scholarships recipients are notified in May; and funds are sent directly to schools for the fall semester.

A description of each scholarship offered through the Westland Community Foundation of Plymouth can be found Here

 

Canton Community Foundation Scholarship Winners 2024

 
Barbara Ann Romano Scholarhsip Angel Walker
   
Barbara Church Rodenberg Anirudh Krishnan
   
Canton Soccer Club Scholaship Donovan Thomas
  Langdon McGuire
  Landon Locke
  Michael Zheng
  Karly Ruffner
  Noor Raza
   
 Canton Police Scholarship Braden Michalak
   
Elizabeth Durack Memorial Scholarship  Mary Krusz
  Preston Parana
   
Denski Family Scholarship Sylvie Sherman
   
Dustin Piepsney Memorial Scholaship Joshua Smith
   
Marvin Schulz Memorial Scholarship - U/M Arslaan Zahid
Marvin Schulz Memorial Scholarship - EMU Ivy Gharaibeh
   
Meredith Whalen Memorial Scholarship Lila Aikens
   
Jack Demmer Ford Scholarship Michael Nowell
Jack Demmer Ford - Trade Scholarship Coen Hilden
   
Dennis Noricks Memorial Scholarship Mitchell Robillard
   
R.K.Bhama MD Memorial Scholarship Abhinav Raghu
   
Bonnie Berg Memorial Scholarship Aliya Kurian
Hagbard Berg Memorial Scholarship Addison Furlow
Kelly John Wheatlyy Scholarship Nadia Kreft
   
Waltonwood Cherry Hill Scholarship Bennett Gleneski
  Michael Yu
   
Robert Loyd Memorial Scholarship Aubrey Buffa
  Amelia Luecke
  Ava Kephart
   
Livonia Firefighters Scholarship Paige Egner
  Jaden Reji
   
Grigg Family Scholarship Mackenzie Melnik
  Reese Vaerten
   
Marjorie & Donald Treadwell Scholarship Alana Carrer
   
 Jason Russell Maurer Memorial Scholarship  Zewditu Brooks
   Shania Crumbey
   Haley Daulton
   Gabriella Dudzic
   Gavin Flosky
   Amanda Harvey
   Ava Harvey
   Kirsten Hewines
   Oliver House
   Karis Keith
   Tyler Nichols
   Ethan Obidzinski
   Paige Perry 
   Fiona Samson
   Rachel Schmitt
   Zachary Seventko
   Chloe Simon
   Autumn Simon
   Brooklyn Simon
  Carly Sumner 
   Lilians Tasich
  Lordina Twum 
   Caleb Upton
   Claire Walker
   Kaitlyn Weiss
   Leah Zarrilli
   
Matthew Carey Memorial Scholarship Clifton Buckens
  Steven Doyle
  Gabrielle Simpson
  Emily Jacobs
   

 

PORCH Volunteers visit their Senior Friends

PORCH Volunteers visit their Senior Friends

Check out all the beautiful creations from Canton Residents!
 
Thank you to our volunteers for their kind hearts and time spent painting with our senior friends.
 
The world is a better place when we take time to slow down and get to know our community.
 
Road Rally Fundraiser 2023 for Canton Cares Fund

Road Rally Fundraiser 2023 for Canton Cares Fund

Fundraiser For The Canton Cares Fund Load up the car and solve the puzzles, riddles, and clues that will take you all around town!

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Canton Cares Fund, which assists Canton residents in need, including but not limited to, at-risk youth, seniors, those with disabilities, or individuals who are struggling after a natural disaster or significant personal loss. The Canton Cares Fund, part of the Canton Community Foundation since 2018, has distributed over $30,000 to those in need. Funds are raised exclusively from individual and business donations.

WHEN:  Saturday, May 20 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

WHERE: Start & Finish at the Summit on the Park 46000 Summit Parkway in Canton

REGISTRATION: $20 per person or $100 per car (5 or more players) Includes a pizza, salad, bread sticks dinner. Registration begins April 1 online at www.localimpactalliance.org

Register Here

 

CANTON OF THE FUTURE - SERVING CANTON RESIDENTS 24-HOUR APP-A-THON hosted by Canton Township

CANTON OF THE FUTURE - SERVING CANTON RESIDENTS 24-HOUR APP-A-THON hosted by Canton Township

CANTON OF THE FUTURE - SERVING CANTON RESIDENTS
24-HOUR APP-A-THON hosted by Canton Township
 
Come up with ideas on how Canton residents can be served. Come up with a presentation, app, website, idea that addresses a particular need of Canton’s citizens. You can envision how your suggestion would benefit their lives in the near future.
For example, can your project address water/air quality issues? Is there something that could help in a post-Covid world? In your write up or video, give us a clear, concise description of your vision. Happy Inventing!
 
YOU CAN CREATE:
App
Powerpoint on app description
Website creation or powerpoint presentation on website
Marketing campaigns
Presentation on other ways to serve residents
Define problem statement and how you will address it for entry
 
SCHEDULE
May 6
- 10 am: Arrive at app-a-thon and form teams by noon
- Noon: Kick off
May 7
- Noon: Judging - 5 minutes per team presenting their projects
- 1 pm: Final results
 
PRIZE CATEGORIES
--Overall Best
--To the Moon (most ambitious)
--Make It So (most realistic and immediately usable)
--Geeking Out (best technical innovations)
--Fan Favorite (voted by participants live during judging)
 
Final Presentation to the Board and community at a Board Meeting
 
Apply for APP-A-THON
Road Rally Fundraiser 2023 for Canton Cares Fund

Road Rally Fundraiser 2023 for Canton Cares Fund

Fundraiser For The Canton Cares Fund Load up the car and solve the puzzles, riddles, and clues that will take you all around town!

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Canton Cares Fund, which assists Canton residents in need, including but not limited to, at-risk youth, seniors, those with disabilities, or individuals who are struggling after a natural disaster or significant personal loss. The Canton Cares Fund, part of the Canton Community Foundation since 2018, has distributed over $30,000 to those in need. Funds are raised exclusively from individual and business donations.

WHEN:  Saturday, May 20 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

WHERE: Start & Finish at the Summit on the Park 46000 Summit Parkway in Canton

REGISTRATION: $20 per person or $100 per car (5 or more players) Includes a pizza, salad, bread sticks dinner. Registration begins April 1 online at www.localimpactalliance.org

Register Here

 

Healthy Youth & Healthy Senior Grant

Healthy Youth & Healthy Senior Grant

The Canton Community Foundation is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in Western Wayne County and beyond by providing grants to organizations that support our mission.

In 2000, as a result of a national tobacco settlement, Canton Community Foundation was among 65 community foundations in Michigan to receive an allocation of funds to aid community efforts that support healthy youth and healthy seniors.

Past grants include support for conflict resolution and anti-bullying for youth, exercise for seniors, grief counseling, and work skills development for special needs youth.

These organizations must be 501(c) public charities.

If you have questions with application process please contact Beth at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 734-495-1200.

Click here to fill out the application

Chili Cook Off!

Chili Cook Off!

Chili Cook Off!!
 
When the weather cools down and the campfire gets going, there’s no better comfort food than chili to warm your soul and make it a perfect night.
Every October, when autumn starts to chill our bones, break out the bread bowls and warm up with Chili.
 
Details
Date - 10-16-22
Time - 10:30 - 1:30 pm
Venue - Preservation Park
             550 N Ridge Rd
             Canton, MI 48187
 
This Fundraiser will support the Canton Cares Fund at Canton Community Foundation, part of Local Impact Alliance. It will support Canton community by providing financial assistance for disaster relief, therapeutic recreation, youth and senior programs.
 
Tickets are $10 for ages 13 and older and $5 for 12 and under. Tickets are available for purchase on site or by scanning the QR code or at link here
#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

One of the best feelings in the world is giving. The positive energy is contagious.
With just one act of kindness, you can inspire others to go out and plant seeds of happiness through giving, too.
Your greatest gift is the ability to share your blessings; it’s what makes life meaningful.
 
Please GIVE generously on #GivingTuesday2021
Give the Gift of Comfort and Joy!

https://cantonfoundation.formstack.com/.../giving_tuesday...

Chili Cook Off for Canton Cares Fund

Chili Cook Off for Canton Cares Fund

October is National Chili Month.
 
When the weather cools down and the campfire gets going, there’s no better comfort food than chili to warm your soul and make it a perfect night. Every October, when autumn starts to chill our bones, break out the bread bowls and warm up with National Chili Month.

What better way to celebrate then to make it a fundraiser for our community.

This Fundraiser will support the Canton Cares Fund at Canton Community Foundation, which supports Canton community by providing financial assistance for disaster relief, therapeutic recreation, youth and senior programs.

Scan the bar code to purchase your tickets.

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