New Buffalo, MI, January 15, 2018 - The Pokagon Fund is currently accepting Scholarship applications from graduating high school seniors from NBAS and RVSD and also adults who are over 21 years of age who reside in Harbor Country. Deadline is March 15, 2018.
New Buffalo, MI, Nov. 14, 2017 -- The celebration in Harbor Country® next week of a day of Thanksgiving with feasting and joyous family gatherings is a right of all local residents, including those who are struggling to feed their families.
New Buffalo, MI, Sept.1, 2017 With the start of the 2017-2018 school year, the need for comprehensive eye examinations and follow-up care for students who have vision related reading problems was the primary focus of two recent grants by The Pokagon Fund.
New Buffalo, MI, July 31, 2017 -- The Pokagon Fund is pleased to announce that the United Way of Southwest Michigan has honored one of the Fund’s Board members and Treasurer, Deborah “Debbie” Schmidt, with its Emerging Volunteer Award for her commitment to United Way’s goals in the areas of education, income, health and basic needs.
The Pokagon Fund Selects Sculpture Design Fritz Olsen as the Artistic Centerpiece for Downtown New Buffalo Project
New Buffalo, MI, July 20, 2017 The Pokagon Fund has announced its approval of Fritz Olsen of Sawyer, Michigan as the sculptor for the “significant work of art” that the City of New Buffalo committed to provide when the Fund awarded a grant of $1,600,000 to fund approximately one-third of the cost of the City’s Downtown Development Initiative.
NEW BUFFALO, MI, May 12, 2017 -- The Pokagon Fund announced scholarship awards totaling $100,000 given to 16 deserving adult and high school recipients for the 2017-18 academic year.
New Buffalo, MI, April 25, 2017 -- The number of Harbor Country® graduates enrolling in post-secondary institutions has increased dramatically in the past 10 years.
NEW BUFFALO, April 28, 2017—Berrien County ranked 56th for child well-being by county according to the 2017 Kids Count in Michigan Data Book released last week by the Michigan League for Public Policy, putting it in the bottom third of Michigan’s 83 Counties.
NEW BUFFALO, MI. March 7, 2017 – Despite the steep drop in funding for school tours across the country, The Pokagon Fund recently determined to continue funding these vital educational opportunities with an award of $19,000 to support field trips in 2017 for three Harbor Country® schools.
NEW BUFFALO, MI, March 17, 2017 -- The Pokagon Fund hosted a meeting of community leaders from Bridgman to the Indiana State line to begin discussions of a collaborative effort to address the contamination of waterways and beaches along Lake Michigan.