People give through – not to – the Montcalm Panhandle Community Fund

To donate directly to the Montcalm Panhandle Community group of funds click “Give Now”


MPCF MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Montcalm Panhandle Community Fund is to enhance the quality of life in the four township area that comprises the panhandle of Montcalm County.

The Montcalm Panhandle Community Fund began in December of 1999 with a modest goal of raising $5,000 to get the fund started. Local fund leaders continue to build the fund so regular annual grants can continue to be awarded to the community.

The Panhandle Community Fund is working diligently to strengthen and expand its base of leadership and of donors in the four-township area in which it serves – Reynolds, Pierson, Winfield and Maple Valley.

Make a gift to the MPCF Unrestricted Fund or the MPCF group of funds. 

Montcalm Panhandle Community Fund Grant Cycle

UPCOMING 2022 GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE

For all area nonprofits in the Montcalm County panhandle area that have programs or projects that address the community’s cultural, educational, social, health, environmental and recreational concerns.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 11, 2023
DECISION: OCTOBER 16, 2023
FUNDING AVAILABLE: JANUARY 2024

CLICK HERE FOR FORMS & APPLICATION


Members of the MPCF Advisory Board

Presently, the six-member board of directors consists of Fred C. Plath, Cheryl Pease, Sally Nieto, and Barb & Bill Rollins. Interested members of the community are welcome to join the board, give to the funds, or start their own.

For more information about giving to the Montcalm Panhandle Community Fund contact Alison Barberi, President/CEO of the Greenville Area Community Foundation at 616-754-2640, email at alison@gacfmi.org or contact Fred C. Plath by email at fred@trumpetsanddoves.com or 231-937-6758.

Pease Insurance Agency, Inc. Wrestling Scholarship

Since 1995, PEASE Insurance Agency, Inc. and the Pease family have proudly honored the following recipients with this scholarship:

Recipient List

2021 – Caden Hoezee
2020 – Jacob Locke
2019 – Julian Abbott
2018 – Dakota Greer
2017 – Benjamin Behrenwald
2016 – Zack Bosley
2015 – Jessie Britton
2014 – Justyn Veneklasen
2013 – Cody Smits
2012 – JD Armstrong
2011 – Marcus Dekker
2010 – Zach Dailey
2009 – Tyler Eggleston
2008 – David Mulligan
2007 – Mark Nagy
2006 – Tyler Day
2005 – Christ Eggleston
2004 – Michael Cole and Brandon Waldron
2003 – Ryan Poulson
2002 – Ronald Krick and Richard Pease
2001 – Brandon Lane
2000 – Jeremiah Gitchel
1999 – Aaron Simmons
1998 – Tony Nelson
1997 – Mike Bellamy
1996 – Mike Vanderhyde
1995 – Mike Thompson

Cheryl A. Pease Scholarship

Established in May 2004, the following recipients have been awarded this scholarship:

Recipient List

2021 – Mackenzie Nagelhout
2020 – Sequoya Drilling
2019 – Grace Miller
2018 – Tricia Slavens
2017 – Julia Hauenstein
2016 – Peyton Karhoff
2015 – Jessica Gardner
2014 – Alexis Firovich
2013 – Allyson Rackley
2012 – Briana Snyder
2011 – Angela Gray
2010 – Alaina Swaney
2009 – Rebekah Nagy
2008 – Jennifer Bucholtz
2007 – Jeana Longoria
2006 – Hannah Wright
2005 – Melanie Eckert and Jasmine VanDyke
2004 – Cassie Pease and Amy Fahner