We Believe

In addressing the greatest needs of our community.

As a place-based foundation, our focus is on our creating a place where we all have the opportunity to thrive.  We offer financial and leadership support and actively invest in our community in areas of basic needs, education, workforce development, and community development.

Gateway 2 Success
Gateway 2 Success
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Lakeshore Resource Network
Lakeshore Resource Network
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Lakeshore Employer Resource Network
Lakeshore Employer Resource Network
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Family Link
Family Link
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Oaktree Academy
Oaktree Academy
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Momentum Business Plan Competition
Momentum Business Plan Competition
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Lakeshore Food Club
Lakeshore Food Club
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Neighbor to Neighbor
Neighbor to Neighbor
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Mason County Promise
Mason County Promise
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Check out some of the larger initiatives we have supported both with leadership, advocacy, and financially.

 

Basic Needs

HELP Ministries

 

Staircase Youth Services

COVE

Connexion Point

West Shore Pregnancy Care Center

Lakeshore Food Club

Habitat for Humanity of Mason County

Education

Mason County Family Link

 

Oaktree Academy

 

Oriole Foundation

 

Mason County Promise

 

Gateway to Success Academy

 

Launch Manistee

 

Mason County Eastern Schools

Workforce DEvelopment

Lakeshore Employer Resource Network

Talent 2025

Oceana Employer Resource Network

Community

United Way of Mason County

 

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Foundation

 

Waterfront Worship

Scottville Clown Band

Lake County Historical Society 

Pere Marquette Memorial Association

 

Your Career Here

We are proud of our place. There are a number of incredible opportunities to find your place in a meaningful career. To the local students who think there is nothing here for them, or the person considering moving to where they vacation, we encourage you to check out our Your Career Here Videos

The Changemakers

We believe that everyone, regardless of age, education, income level, or physical ability can make an impact. Be a ChangeMaker.