OCF Participates in Rural Innovation Exchange

OCF Participates in Rural Innovation Exchange

The Otsego Community Foundation is excited to be a part of Rural Innovation eXchange – a new publication that will showcase the exciting innovations happening across rural Michigan. Rural Innovation eXchange (RIX) focuses on the innovation, talent,...
Field of Interest Funds

Field of Interest Funds

A field of interest fund is one type of charitable fund managed by the Otsego Community Foundation. By establishing a field of interest fund with the OCF, you can target your gift to address needs in a specific area of community life that matters most to you,...
Volunteer Spotlight: Tim Janis

Volunteer Spotlight: Tim Janis

April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month, a month dedicated to recognizing the importance of volunteering and honoring the significant contributions volunteers make by generously donating their time and talents to worthy causes.  We are grateful for our...
Join Over 100 Other Women Making a HUGE Impact In Our Community

Join Over 100 Other Women Making a HUGE Impact In Our Community

Curious about 100+ Women Who Care? At this annual event, over one hundred women meet for one hour and agree to donate $100 each to a local charity or charities that are nominated by and voted on by the membership. That means over $10,000 is invested in local charities...
Volunteer Spotlight: Janet Nowicki

Volunteer Spotlight: Janet Nowicki

We couldn’t do the work we do without the generous and tireless support from our volunteers. This month’s volunteer spotlight features Janet Nowicki, a valuable ambassador for two of our premier events, 100+ Women Who Care and Extreevaganza. “Janet is a person who...
Donation Beer to Benefit the Doug R. Madden Fund

Donation Beer to Benefit the Doug R. Madden Fund

Did you know drinking beer can benefit your community? Starting on March 18th, what would have been Doug Madden’s 80th birthday, Snowbelt Brewing Company (132 W Main St) will donate $1.00 of every pint sold of Bodacious Bohemian, a German Pilsner, brewed with...
Announcing the Otsego Christian School Fund

Announcing the Otsego Christian School Fund

Don Matz has a real love for Otsego Christian School. Over the years, he has shared his time, talent and treasure with the little school located in Gaylord. An engineer by trade, Don helped design the school and has spent countless hours using his handiness to build,...
Volunteer Spotlight: Cherie Nutter

Volunteer Spotlight: Cherie Nutter

The OCF is blessed to have over 60 volunteers a year donate their time and talent to help advance our mission: “activate generosity for a strong community.”  Cherie Nutter is one of our valuable volunteers. Cherie is currently serving as the Board Vice Chair as...
Valentine’s Day Project by Up North Impact

Valentine’s Day Project by Up North Impact

Get together and give together! That’s exactly what we did at our first event of 2022. While enjoying friends, dinner and drinks, we made over 30 Valentines for Otsego County seniors in assisted living complexes. It was a fun way to share Up North Impact’s...
Extreevaganza: Record Breaking Number Raised

Extreevaganza: Record Breaking Number Raised

If you made a donation, were a corporate partner, volunteered, or attended Extreevaganza either in person or virtually, THANK YOU. With your generosity, a record $115,000 was raised during this philanthropic evening that benefits the Otsego Community Foundation. In...