Every year, our Executive Director, Dana Bensinger, takes time to reflect on the previous year as she plans for the future. 2023 was a year of building on what we knew and growing in new directions. Looking forward, 2024 marks the OCF’s 30th Anniversary, providing an opportunity to celebrate three decades of serving Otsego County. Click on the graphic above to learn more.

The Otsego Career Access Network seeks to connect every individual in Otsego County with access to opportunities for advanced training and education. Click the graphic above to learn more.

There are many scholarships available through the Community Foundation, thanks to generous donors who care about the future of our region and its young people. Click on the graphic above to apply today! Application closes March 6th @ 5PM.

The Otsego Community Foundation turns 30 this year! As part of our year-long celebration, we are combing through the archives to get a better understanding of where we started and how far we have come. Click on the graphic above to learn more. 

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Community Partnerships Making a Difference

Community Partnerships Making a Difference

For individuals and families in Otsego County facing cancer and undergoing radiation treatment, transportation can be an added hardship. Petoskey is the nearest radiation treatment facility, requiring a 90-mile round trip for anywhere from 5 to 45 consecutive days....

Welcome OCF New Committee Members

Welcome OCF New Committee Members

Please help us welcome three new OCF committee members this year—Nate Lawes, Karen Borowiak, and Brian Wallace. Nate and Karen will serve on the Scholarship Committee, and Brian will join the Governance Committee.  Nate Lawes has lived in Otsego County since he...


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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: info@otsegofoundation.org

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