Local FFA Chapter Competes at Nationals

The Iron Mountain Future Farmers of America (FFA) received a $1,000 mini-grant in October 2022 to support the team as they competed in the 95th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The team presented on
Lighthouse with cement wall in front.

Mariners’ Memorial Receives Repairs

The Seward Mariners Memorial Group received a $1,000 mini-grant in May 2022 for funds to repair the aluminum wave wall. The 35-foot aluminum wave wall, installed in October of 2014, sustained damage to the outside
Image of large tomato plants in a greenhouse.

Grant Highlight: Seward High School

Seward High School students and their teacher approached the Seward Community Foundation to help refurbish the school greenhouse.  In recent years it had become outdated and was in need of new grow lights, various materials,

Nonprofit Highlight: Garden by the Bay

After five seasons, the Garden by the Bay has been a successful program that has impacted many. The plots provide interested community members with garden space, and some plots are set aside to grow vegetables

Fall Newsletter

We have much good news to share!

A New Mural for Seward

n September, the Seward Arts Council received a $1,000 mini-grant for supplies for its “Seward’s Native Roots” 2022 mural project. The mural is a collaboration with the Qutekcak Native Tribe and Seward Mural Society and

Seward Artists in the Schools Program a Win-Win for All

Seward Community Foundation is proud to partner with the Seward Arts Council and the Seward PTA to provide an Artist in Residence program for local schools.

Nonprofit Highlight: Cooper Landing Emergency Services

Cooper Landing Emergency Services, Inc. purchased an advanced pediatric care kit with a mini-grant from Seward Community Foundation. The Handtevy Pediatric System is a pediatric resuscitation kit and the leading platform for prehospital intervention in

Grant Highlight: Independent Living TRAILS Program

The Independent Living Center received a $4,000 grant through SCF’s 2021 competitive grant cycle for their TRAILS program. TRAILS, which stands for Total Recreation and Independent Living Services, offers year-round recreational opportunities for people who

December Grant Giveaway

As 2021 drew to a close, the Seward Community Foundation held an end-of-the-year donation drive with an incentive for those who donated between December 1-20 a chance to name one nonprofit to receive a $1,000