Dear Friends, As we reflect on the dash between May 20 – June 20 we have been challenged beyond words, yet fueled by generosity, unity, and a longing to see this through.  Sparked by powerful destruction from a natural disaster this life-changing time span has...
Job Posting: Otsego Career Access Network Coordinator

Job Posting: Otsego Career Access Network Coordinator

Otsego Career Access Network (OCAN) Network Coordinator Position Description Otsego Career Access Network (OCAN) is a county-wide alliance of members from a variety of backgrounds representing K-12 education, higher education, the nonprofit sector, government,...
Job Posting: Disaster Case Manager

Job Posting: Disaster Case Manager

This position is supported by: Michigan Disaster Response and Recovery. Reports to: Supervisor – Disaster Case Management Status: Full-time Hourly Grant Funded (approximately 6 months) BACKGROUND Disaster Case Management is a time-limited process by which a skilled...
The Tornado Response Fund – Week One

The Tornado Response Fund – Week One

Friday, May 20 at 10:00 pm, the Otsego Community Foundation (OCF) launched the Tornado Response Fund, just hours after a tornado hit Gaylord. As of May 31, the fund has received over $511,000 from donors. The funds will be allocated to three areas of need, including...
Celebrating Youth Advisory Committee Graduating Seniors

Celebrating Youth Advisory Committee Graduating Seniors

People want to know, will the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) miss our graduating seniors? The answer is a huge YES! Their knowledge and love for community has made them outstanding members of this dynamic group. When they leave, they will be leaving gigantic shoes to...
COVID-19 Fund Sunsets

COVID-19 Fund Sunsets

After 26 months providing resources for Otsego County organizations to assist with the immediate and additional challenges of the pandemic, the COVID-19 Response Fund has been spent down and closed.  The Fund received $132,000 from 220 generous donors and invested...