May God fill you with joy and peace, so you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Second Application Window for Catholic High School

Scholarships will open May 9, 2022


The second application window for the Catholic Community Foundation of Mid-Michigan’s Catholic High School Scholarships will be opening on May 9, 2022 and will close on July 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

This online portal for catholic high school scholarships, will be the only path for applying for these specific scholarships. We will be happy to assist you as we transition away from hard copy applications.

Please be sure to contact your specific school to inquire about additional scholarship and financial aid opportunities that they may offer.


Click here for more information on how to apply!

The Catholic Community Foundation of Mid-Michigan has received memorial donations in the name of Dennis Joseph Tanner to support the Hopeful Future Scholarship. Thank you to the donors.


Below you can read more about Dennis Joseph Tanner, as written by his family.

Dennis Joseph Tanner, 68, of Bay City, our courageous and loyal brother, uncle and friend was born into eternal life on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at The Carriage House after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Dennis was born on September 17, 1953 to the late Roswell and Grace (Prior) Tanner in Bay City. He graduated from Garber High School. After graduation, he courageously joined the United States Air Force. Dennis served for over 20 years, and was a part of Operation Desert Storm, stationed in Diego Garcia. While in the Air Force, he was a security specialist. Dennis earned certification in Combat Police Security, Airbase Ground Defense, and Installation Security. He was a security specialist and material storage and distribution specialist. Dennis received several Medals of Honor. He earned the Air Force Achievement Medal, the Air Force Good Conduct Medal with three devices, Air Force Longevity Service Award with three devices, National Defense Service Medal with one device, Air Force Overseas Long Tour Ribbon with two devices, Air Force Overseas Short Tour Ribbon with two devices, Southwest Asia Service Medal with two devices, Air Force Training Ribbon, and The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device. Upon returning from his tour in Saudi Arabia, Dennis was stationed at Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda. After completing active duty, he was employed at The Saginaw Correctional Facility for 13 years. Dennis was a lifelong Catholic and devout in his beliefs. He was an avid animal lover and enjoyed fishing, and spending time on the water.

To carry on his legacy, Dennis leaves his sister, Rosalind (Robert) Nielsen; brother, Russell (Susan) Tanner; nephews, Patrick Tanner, Christopher Tanner, John Nielsen, Jay Nielsen, and Dylan Tanner; niece, Elizabeth Rapp; and many cousins and friends. In addition to his parents, Dennis was predeceased by his brother, Michael Tanner.

Saint John Neumann Applications!


The window for the St. John Neumann Fund is open now until April 30th!


Grants! The CCFMM has grants available to all schools, parishes or organizations who participated in the BIG Raffle in 2019. We are seeking grants that qualify as follows:

  1. To support and develop extraordinary projects to enhance Catholic Education within the Diocese of Saginaw.
  2. Priorities for grant consideration include:
    • Diversity of the population being served
    • Viability and diversity of the project
    • Catholic education benefit of the project

To apply, CLICK HERE, fill out the application and submit to the CCFMM on or before April 30th, 2022. We look forward to hearing all about the great projects that may qualify for the St. John Neumann Fund.

New Phone Numbers!


The CCFMM began the New Year with a new phone number! The new main number for the Foundation is 989.303.9200.

Below is the new extension for each staff member:

Kristin Smith, Executive Director: 989.303.9201

Connor Rabine, Communications Coordinator: 989.303.9202

Michele Driver, Endowment Coordinator: 989.303.9203




Who We Are


The Catholic Community Foundation of Mid-Michigan is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop and manage funds to secure and further God’s work in our communities.


Learn more about our mission and vision.


We have a variety of endowed funds to support Catholic schools and students, the poor and those in need, ministry, and other donor advised charities.


Learn more about our funds.

Thank You to our Sponsors!

Thanks for making a difference in our communities today and tomorrow through the Catholic Community Foundation.

Learn More About Sponsorship