Naomi Fletcher, President
25-75 Road
​Rapid City, MI 49878

​Tel: 906-399-2815

The Mission of the Foundation is to provide educational resources to an many members and charitable organizations as possible, as well as to support health and wellness. Interest free loans are available for Grange members to attend Universities, Colleges, and/or Trade Schools of their choice. Funds are also available for Grange Department Directors' programs including support for Youth Leadership and Promotion, Junior Activities, Family Activities, Lecturer’s Activities, Deaf Awareness Projects, and Community Service Projects.

The Foundation is supported by donations from Granges and by individuals who believe in the program. Additional funds are also gained from investments made by the Foundation Board of Directors.

​A permanent Endowment Fund has been established from which only the interest earned is used for Foundation activities. Donations can be made directly to the endowment fund. In addition one-half of all general donations are credited to the fund. Establishment of this fund assures a continued support in the future of the Foundation programs.

​Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible, as the Foundation is incorporated as a 501(c)3 non-profit entity. Donations can be made to commemorate the lives of
deceased friends, family, and Grange brethren. It is also suggested that donations can be made on special occasions, such as birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, etc. The Foundation can also be named as a beneficiary in a will or trust, and can accept real estate and personal property donations. Your donations to the Michigan State Grange Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged and your support will be appreciated by the many benefactors that receive support from Foundation programs.

On behalf of the Michigan State Grange Foundation, I would like to thank you all for your generous
contributions in memory of members past. Your donations will serve the Foundation in various ways,
including Deaf Awareness and student education.
The Foundation's purpose is to support education, healthcare and charitable entities that meet the standards of the Foundation. Funds are distributed wisely with perpetuity in mind, either through interest earned, or connections made. We are still working to determine the fate of the Battle Creek Museum
Donation and the John Woodman Memorial fund. More information will be available at state session.

​​The Foundation will not meet in July due to the 
Revival and other commitments this summer. Please
watch MGN for the dates in October.

Just a reminder that Student Loan applications are available on the Michigan State Grange website. The
deadline for the upcoming school year has already passed, but it’s never too early to plan for the next

​If members have questions or would like to discuss ways to build the Foundation, please email me
at You can also send me a note at my home address at 14684 25.75 Rd,
Rapid River, MI 49878. An item on the next agenda will include the possibility of moving away from
Student Loans toward a Scholarship program. Your input would be appreciated.

​The Foundation would like to extend its sincere 
condolences to Jackie Bishop and her family at the
loss of their beloved Marshall. Well done good and faithful servant.