Dickinson Area Community Foundation
2017 Board of Directors
 Officers:
Tom Clarke, President
Jacob Lynch, Vice President
Patti Petschar, Treasurer
Margaret Minerick, Secretary



Trustees:
Duane Manier
Janet Spring
Mike Werner
Abbey Anderson
Al Anderson
Gene Dzuibinski
David Kashian

Beth Bray, YAC Advisor
 
 
Dickinson Area Community Foundation
Field of Interest Community Funds
Field of Interest Funds are established by donors to address issues/concerns in areas that are of specific interest to the donor – for instance, environmental issues, health issues, civic issues, fine arts as a few examples. Donors may establish new Funds or donate to existing Funds. The earned income from the Field of Interest Funds is granted to area non-profit agencies and organizations for specific programs each Fall, during the Foundation’s annual grant cycle.

Administrative Endowment Fund
Earned income used from this fund to ensure the continuation of the community foundation. 

Civic Improvement Fund
Earned income to be used for grant making that would allow community leaders to invest time, energy and even secure funds in processes that help our communities to collaborate together. 

Community Health Fund
Earned income from Tobacco Settlement dollars to be used for grant making that would address youth and senior tobacco related health issues and tobacco cessation and use prevention programs. 

Environmental-Natural Resources Fund
Earned income from this fund to be used for grant making for projects that improve or create methods of enhancing the natural resources within the region. 

Fine Arts Fund
Earned income from this fund to be used for grant making for projects in the area of theatrical, musical & performing arts. 

Health Access Fund
Earned income from this fund used for grants for prevention, primary physical health care, educational and other health-related services.

Homeless Prevention Fund
Earned income from this fund used to provides funding to assist people in need to prevent loss of homes.

Hunger Fund
Earned income from this fund used for grants to organizations that provide food to people in need. 

Kellogg Youth Fund
All earned income from this fund is granted by the Dickinson Youth Advisory Committee made up of local youth in the Iron Mountain/Kingsford area.

Unrestricted Endowment
Foundation Board of Trustees determine distribution of income. 

Visual Arts Fund
Earned income from this fund is granted to promote the visual arts for youth in the area and is dedicated to the Association of Student Artists. 

   
Agency Funds
Earned income from Agency Funds are made available to the Agency the Fund was established for.  These Funds are usually established by the Agency itself or by Donors who have a relationship, or special interest in the works of the Agency.  The available funds are disbursed each year in the Fall during the Foundation's Annual Grant Cycle.

Adult Basic Education Fund
Earned income used from this fund goes to support the adult basic education program.

Almost Home Animal Shelter Fund
Earned income from this fund goes to the operation of the agency.

Bay Cliff Health Camp Fund
Earned income from this fund will help with expenses for children from the Dickinson Area that attend Bay Cliff programs. 

Dickinson County Bike Path Fund
Earned income from this fund will help to support the Dickinson County bike paths and it's projects to maintain the paths.

Dickinson County Cancer Unit Loan Closet
Earned income from this fund will help support the Dickinson County Cancer Loan Closet.

Dickinson County Hospital Foundation Administrative Fund
Earned income from this fund is used to insure the continuation of the Dickinson County Hospital Foundation.

Dickinson County Hospital Benevolent Fund
Earned Income from this fund will go to help the social workers at the hospital to provide for families that have family members with a lengthy illness to help with needs while their family member is being treated.

Dickinson County Hospital Community Fund
Earned income from this fund is used for the benefit of the Dickinson County Hospital programs.

Dickinson County Hospital Foundation Capital Fund
Earned income from this fund will be used for capital projects at the hospital.


Champion International/George Romney Fund
Earned income from this fund goes to the operation of the DICSA Volunteer Services Center. The Center is involved in community volunteerism. 

 Friends of the Braumart Fund
Earned income from this fund goes to the Community Performing Arts Center to be used to provide funding to eligible partnership organizations of “One Community Through the Arts” for programs offered to all ages in the areas of performing and visual/graphic arts.

Friends of Camp Batawagama Legacy Fund
Earned income is used for the benefit of Camp Batawagama. 

Light at the Inn
Earned income from this fund will go to help with operations of Light at the Inn.

Menominee Range Historical Foundation
Earned income from this fund will go to help with operations for the Menominee Range Historical Society.

Newberg Living Endowment Fund
Earned income for this fund will be used for the benifit of the Dickinson County Hospital System.

Northern Lights YMCA
Earned income from this fund will go to the operations of the Dickinson YMCA.


Northpointe Behavioral Healthcare Systems Fund
Earned income from this fund goes to the operation of the agency. 

Northwoods Air Lifeline Fund
Earned income used from this fund goes to the operation of the AirLifeLine program.  You can visit their web site at:   www.northwoodsairlifeline.org

Salvation Army Fund
Earned income from this fund goes to the operation of the agency.

Visual Arts Fund
Earned income from this fund goes to the Association of Student Artists from area schools for continued education in the field of the arts.


DACF Scholarships:
Anne Look Scholarship
Earned income from this fund eill go towards providing graduates of Iron Mountain, Kingsford, North Dickinson and Norway high schools with scholarships for education in early childhood and general teaching fields.

Association of Student Artists Scholarship (ASA)
Earned income from this fund will be used to provide scholarships to graduating students who participated in ASA or were enrolled in art classes at their schools (Iron Mountain, Kingsford, Norway, North Dickinson, Niagara and Pembine) to continue their education.

Bill Baciak Memorial Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will be used to provide scholarship to either a Kingsford or Norway student who will be going on to a vocational/techincal school in a trade of mechanical, electrical, or industrial mechanics.

Blomquist Family Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will be used to provide scholarships to graduating students from North Dickinson.

Ron Caviani Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will be used to provide scholarships to graduating students who participated in the school jazz band classes at Iron Mountain, Kingsford, and Norway high schools with scholarships to continue their musical education and participate in a university/college sponsored performing ensemble.

David G. Corlett Memorial Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will be used to provide a scholarship to a graduate from Kingsford High School that is pursuing a degree in education.

Richard Debelak Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will provide graduates of Iron Mountain High School schoalrships for education in the following fields: education (with the exception of those majoring in physical education), mathematics, physics, engineering (including, but not limited to electrical, chemical, mechanical, civil, computer science, and bio-medical), psychology, health-care related disciplines (nursing, medical laboratory technology, pharmacology, etc.) or law enforcement (including forensic science and related fields).

Dickinson County Healthcare System Employee Scholarship
Earned income from this fund is used to provide DCHS employee's with scholarships if they are pursuing a healthcare related career.

Donald E. Nelson & Margaret L. Nelson Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will provide graduates from North Dickinson High School scholarships for graduating seniors who will be attending an accredited 2 04 4 year college or university pursuing a typical degree (i.e.bachelor, associate or certificate).

Ethel C. Lind Memorial Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will be used to provide scholarship in conjunction with the Grace United methodist Church.

Robert Forgette Scholarship
Earned income from this fund is used to provide graduates of Kingsford High School with scholarships for education in the business fields.

Carolee Dodge-Francis Youth Community Service Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will go towards providing graduates of Iron mountain, Crystal Falls, Kingsford, North Dickinson and Norway high schools with scholarships in recognition of demonstrated community service.

Golden K Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will be used to provide scholarships for qualified high school rgraduates of Iron Mountain, Kingsford, Norway, Niagara and Florence who will be attending Bay West College.

Gus K. Newberg Construction Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will go toward sproviding graduates of Iron Mountain, Kingsford, North Dickinson and Norway with scholarships for education in a construction related field.

Mildred Hagerup Nursing Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will go to Iron Mountain and Kingsford high school students pursuing an education in the nursing filed.

Huron Family Memorial Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will go to an employee of the Dickinson County Healthcare System who is furthering their education in the medical field.

Nurses Memorial Scholarship of Dickinson County Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will go to a Dickinson County high school student who is pursuing an education in the nursing field. It is also available to non-traditional students who are either graduates, work or live in Dickinson County.

Gordan & Irma Johnson Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will go to a North Dickinson High School student whi is pursuing an education in education or nursing field.

Kingsford Scholarship
Earned income from thsi fund will go towards providing graduates of Kingsford high school scholarships for education in the medical fields.

Lenore M. Gibson Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will go towards providing graduates of Kingsford High School scholarships for education in a four year or associate degree program in Library Science or Nursing.

Liu Spirtas Niagara Worldwide Scholarship
Earned income from this fund is used to provide scholarships to graduating students from Niagara, Florence, Pembine, Norway, Iron Mountain, Kingsford and North Dickinson high schools who are pursuing degrees in area related to business or industry.

Oliver/Sullivan Aviation
Earned income from this fund will be used to provide scholarships to graduating students from Kingsford, Iron Mountain, Norway and North Dickinson high schools who are pursuing degrees in an aviation related field. Preference will be given to Kingsford students.

Robert J. Peterson Eagle Scout Scholarship
Earned income for this fund will be used to provide scholarships for graduating students from Florence, Iron Mountain, Kingsford, Niagara and North Dickinson high schools who have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scout Program.

James Petroff Memorial Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will be used tp provide scholaships for graduating students from Iron Mountain who are pusuing a degree related to public service, including but not limited to Political Science, Law Enforcement, Nursing, Education and Conservational Services.

Rotary Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will be used to provided scholarships to graduating students from Iron Mountain and Kingsord.

Thornberry Family Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will be used to provide scholarships to graduating students from Kingsford and Norway who intend to go on to a college, university, technical or trade school.

Waves Memorial Swim Scholarship
Earned income from this fund will be used to providescholarships to graduating students from Iron Mountain, Kingsford, Norway, Niagara, Florence, North Dickinson, Crystal Falls and Pembine high schools who intend to further their education and participated for two years on a swim team.