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Building Strength

This unique program will improve the physical and mental health of at-risk youth in Otsego County by reducing the risk of chronic disease, decrease youth violence and bullying and increase emotional and mental health factors.

College Credits

Partnering with the Otsego County Foundation seemed like the best way to connect with and to benefit our biggest resource: our children. Making higher education more affordable is a goal we support, especially when it is achieved through opportunities in the high school curriculum

Learning in Nature

The purpose of the project is to implement place-based stewardship education (PBSE) efforts at Vanderbilt Area School (VAS). PBSE has been proven to increase student performance and results in long term investment in their community.

Teamwork

Gaylord Little League Baseball and Softball is much more than just bats, balls, a field, dugouts, or any of the other dozens of physical items that go into baseball and softball.

Works of Art

The Mission of Gaylord Area Council for the Arts is to nurture and promote a creative community by facilitating, sharing and encouraging individual expression through the arts.

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Location: 316 W Main Street, Gaylord, MI 49735
Mailing Address: PO Box 344, Gaylord, MI 49734
Telephone: (989) 731-0597
Email: [email protected]
Hours: T-Th 8am – 3pm  (Mon & Fri by Appt.)

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From Our Director

“For the past 25 years, we have built a platform for serving donors, nonprofits and the community as a whole in Otsego County, and in the process, our mission has touched thousands of lives. As we enter a new decade, we are excited to continue our good work for our community.”

– Dana Bensinger

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Giving Together Publication

Giving Together Publication

Please take a few minutes to read about the great work being done in our community and the generous donors who help make it possible.  While the current times are challenging, the Community Grant Program is a great reminder of the power of collaboration, in good times...

Grant Spotlight: Otsego County Hockey Association

Grant Spotlight: Otsego County Hockey Association

For many years, the Otsego County Hockey Association (OCHA) has impacted the lives of countless young hockey players with grants from the the William and Linda Muzyl Fund of the Otsego Community Foundation. In 2019 the OCHA helped introduce hockey at an affordable...

Nonprofit Cohort Completes Leadership Lab

Nonprofit Cohort Completes Leadership Lab

Nine northeast Michigan nonprofit leaders recently completed an eight-month Leadership Learning Lab program, leaving them with enhanced skills to strengthen the organizations and communities they serve presently and those they may serve in the future. The members of...

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Location: 316 W Main Street, Gaylord, MI 49735

Mailing Address: PO Box 344, Gaylord, MI 49734

Telephone: (989) 731-0597

Email: [email protected]

Hours: T-TH: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. (M & F by appt.)