Announcements

  • Strosacker Foundation grants $100,000 for Monarch Academy Project

    The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation awarded the Juvenile Care Center (JCC) a $100,000 grant to fund the Monarch Academy Project.

  • The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation helps youth embrace their future

    The foundation donated $100k grant to ROCK Center for Youth Development.

  • 2020 Annual Report Now Available

    You can download our 2018 Annual Report from our Resources page.

  • Sanford businesses reopen after reconstruction

    Sanford Hardware reopened its doors in downtown Sanford on May 13 after a complete redesign and build effort led by Three Rivers Corporation. As work wrapped up in the store in late April, hardware associates busily stocked shelves while painters, construction workers and electrical contractors applied finishing touches to the building’s interior. This kind of […]

  • Sanford Youth League receives multiple grants

    The Sanford Youth League (SYL) received grants from several agencies, including the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation, to continue efforts to rebuild its fields and entire complex in Sanford Village Park that were destroyed after the mid-Michigan dam failures.

  • Emergency food pantry network receives grant

    Midland County Emergency Food Pantry Network has been awarded a grant of $5,000 from the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation. The grant will be awarded on an annual basis and will help with the purchase of food and supplies for distribution to those in need, funding of programs such as the Backpack Buddies, medical nutrition supplements […]

  • Chippewa Nature Center receives grant for scholarships

    Chippewa Nature Center has received a grant from the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation to support scholarships for two of its most impactful programs, Nature Preschool and Nature Day Camp. The grant provides $30,000 per year from 2020 through the 2022-23 school year.

  • Grant support for Front Line Workers

    To honor the many frontline workers who have worked diligently to help heal the community, The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation and United Way of Midland County came together to show the community’s gratitude in an innovative way.

  • Strosacker Foundation provides ‘Ready For School’ scholarships

    The Midland County Great Start Collaborative/Midland County Educational Service Agency announced it has received a $250,000 grant from the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation to fund quality preschool experiences for children from economically disadvantaged families. Read More at Midland Daily News

  • 2019 Annual Report now available

    You can download our 2018 Annual Report from our Resources page.

  • Strosacker Foundation awards $90,000 to Coleman Schools

    The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation recently recognized Coleman Community Schools Agriscience/STEM program by awarding $90,000 payable over three years to support additional programming, classroom materials, industry-level credentialing and certifications, attendance to National and State FFA conferences, scholarship awards and college credit fees for K-12 students, including those from other county schools that attend the Coleman […]

  • 2018 Annual Report now available

    You can download our 2018 Annual Report from our Resources page.

  • The Strosacker Foundation celebrates with ribbon cutting in newly renovated downtown Midland

    Ribbon-cutting marks second anniversary of streetscape in Midland [Read More]

  • Grants boost new facility for Ten16 Recovery Network

    The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation, granted $300,000 to Ten16 Recovery Network, who has received grants of $900,000 from several local foundations over the past three months to support the construction of its new Midland facility. Read More at Midland Daily News

  • Charles J. Strosacker Foundation announces new trustees

    Andrea Dominowski and Chuck Kendall have joined the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation Board of Trustees. “We are pleased to have Andrea and Chuck join our board,” said Bobbie Arnold, president and CEO of the foundation. “They will add their financial expertise to the foundation and help move us into the future. We will grant more […]

  • Lincoln Township improves its park, hall

    Five years ago, Lincoln Township put together a master plan for parks and recreation. That plan has come to fruition with the addition of restroom facilities, picnic area pavilion, playground area and walking trail. “We’re rather proud of it,”Lincoln Township Supervisor Kevin Wray said. “This is just a great setting back here amongst the pine […]

  • 2017 Annual Report now available

    You can download our 2017 Annual Report from our Resources page.

  • Leaders talk solutions on child abuse, neglect

    Community leaders looking at making a difference in Midland County’s child abuse and neglect caseload met late last week to talk data and solutions. The group, including leaders from the courts, law enforcement, schools, public health and community organizations, and more, convened at The H Hotel for the forum, hosted by Midland County Probate Judge […]

  • Open house will show off new facilities at WMFC

    The renovation will allow the center to expand its mission of education, recreation, and social services to the 7,000 individuals that use the facility on a yearly basis. The $3.5 million project was funded by The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation, The Charles J. Strosacker, and The Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation, the WMFC […]

  • The Strosacker Foundation assists with security improvements at Midland County Law Enforcement Center.

    …The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation donated $100,000 toward the parking lot project, which will cost an estimated $225,000, Block said. The rest of the project, as well as the $25,000 for the records desk renovation, will be funded through the joint building authority funded in part from the city and county… Read the full story […]