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Pontiac Community Foundation Five Year Anniversary Event

The City of Pontiac has long been considered an under-resourced, overlooked and marginalized community.  Systemic barriers to employment, transportation, quality housing, and affordable food, among others, have plagued our city for years.  In addition, due to navigating several years of ...

Helping hands: Pontiac Community Foundation distributes $300K in grants

Pontiac Community Foundation Announces Healthy Food Access Recipients

In the fall of 2022, Pontiac Community Foundation, in partnership with Oakland County, established the county’s Healthy Food Access Grant Program. Recipients from across Oakland County were awarded one-time operational and programmatic grants to help provide critical food assistance to ...

Oakland County dedicates federal funds to address food insecurity

Oakland County announces $950,000 in food assistance grants for eligible residents

Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter announced $950,000 in food assistance grants at the Oak Park Farmers Market, which will help eligible Oakland County residents access nutritious food. 

EGLE grant helping to transform contaminated property in Pontiac into community center

A small crowd gathered at the site of a former elementary school in Pontiac last month to witness the removal of a contaminated 20,000-gallon underground tank. The event heralded the start of the cleanup of the site – including the ...

DBusiness Daily Update: Detroit-based Van Dyke Horn PR Agency Rebrands as 98Forward, and More

M1 Concourse in Pontiac is planning for its second Checkered Flag Ball, Oct. 1 at the M1 Concourse Event Center. The event raises funds for M1 Mobility, an initiative in partnership with Pontiac Community Foundation to provide transportation solutions for ...

Impact100 Metro Detroit awards $100K grant to Lighthouse

Pontiac nonprofits find strength through collaboration to boost youth literacy and empower parents

Pontiac is a place where opportunities abound for nonprofits to collaborate, says LaToya Morgan, consultant to the Pontiac Funders Collaborative (PFC). Having identified city-wide goals by engaging with community members from its founding in 2018 through 2020, the PFC provides ...

Pontiac Community Foundation Named Finalist for 2021 Big Give

Pontiac Community Foundation has been named among five finalists to receive one of two $100,000 grants or a portion of $81,000 to be awarded by Impact100 Metro Detroit during its annual Big Give on May 18 at 5pm. Pontiac Community ...

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