For good. For ever.

Our mission is to make Tuscola County a better place to live by maintaining a permanent philanthropic endowment base which will assist and fund a variety of efforts, turning needs and dreams into realities.

For good. For ever. Making a difference since 1997.




Due to the current safety precautions necessitated by the COVID -19/Coronavirus pandemic the Tuscola County Community Foundation offices are closed to the public.  Currently, staff will continue to be available to take phone calls during normal business hours at 989.673.8223.  We will post updates on any changes as we all go forward.  We encourage everyone to follow advisory information provided by the CDC and other government agencies.  Please stay safe and healthy!

COVID-19 Community Support Line

Starting Monday, April 13, 2020 Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems (TBHS) has set up a COVID-19 support line through our main phone number 989.673.6191. This phone line is available Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm for individuals not currently receiving Community Mental Health (CMH) services. 

New Emergency Needs Fund Announced

Recently two generous donors stepped forward to jump-start this new fund to help meet emergency needs in our Tuscola County communities. We are most grateful to be a partner in helping to distribute these funds to meet emerging needs.


2021 Spring Grants Announced

Approximately $114,000 will be available to apply for during this upcoming spring grant cycle for eligible Tuscola County Organizations.  If you have any questions about grant guidelines or the application process contact John at or 989.673.8223.

Founders Fund Impact Grants

Questions? Call 989.673.8223  or email

The Tuscola County Community Foundation is offering a new program of impact grants to fund a wide variety of projects within Tuscola County. The project grant is limited up to $500 until the funds available are used up for the year.

The Founders Fund Impact Grant is intended for innovative and/or start up lead projects often associated with a new idea sprung from grass roots or smaller non-profit organizations. Repeat applicants will be considered, although new project applications may receive preferential consideration.

Applications are available on our Grants page. Please remember to read the Grant Guidelines before you start your application.

News & Updates

2021 Spring Grants Announced

Approximately $114,000 will be available to apply for during this upcoming spring grant cycle for eligible Tuscola County organizations. Applications are available under the Grant Application section on our Grants page. Please review the Grant Guidelines before you...

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Recent Grants Distributed

Tuscola County SheriffCass City Police Undersheriff Robert Baxter accepted a check from The Tuscola County Community Foundations William A. and Ruth Janks Fund. This grant awarded the sheriff’s office two ballistic shields that the officer will have available while on...

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2020 Fall Grants Awarded Total $93,432.00

Janks (Willam A. & Ruth) Fund Tuscola County Sheriff's Office Purchase two (2) ballistic shields $4,607.00 Tuscola Technology Center Purchase track burner for welding program $2,346.00 Cass City Police Department In-car video system $3,148.00 Caro Area District...

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