HCCF Celebrates 30 Years

The Hillsdale County Community Foundation will be moving to an “online” grant application through the Akoya GoApply platform effective March 1, 2022.   Paper copies will no longer be accepted following this date. To
assist you in this transition, the Foundation will be hosting four grant workshop sessions at the Parke D. Hayes Educational Services Building during the month of February.  Those dates include:

  • Thursday, February 3 – 9:00 – 11:00 am
  • Wednesday, February 9 – 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Thursday, February 17 – 9:00 – 11:00 am
  • Wednesday, February 23 – 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Sessions are limited to 25 persons and will be held in the dining room at 310 W Bacon Street, Hillsdale, Michigan.  To register, please go to: https://forms.gle/pDPdzoFcuwfQhss87 or contact the Foundation at 517-439-5101.

About Us



$25 M

Endowed Assets


Grants & Scholarships


Donors and Counting

The Hillsdale County Community Foundation is a non-profit organization that…

  • Provides GRANT OPPORTUNITIES to meet the needs of our families, elderly, and youth populations.

  • Provides SCHOLARSHIPS to Hillsdale County area graduating seniors and residents pursuing their dreams of a higher education.

  • Provides YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING through grant making and community service opportunities.

  • Offers a comprehensive PLANNED GIVING PROGRAM aimed at meeting your philanthropic intentions.

  • Provides the highest level of COMMUNITY ACCOUNTABILITY ensuring your gift is handled according to your wishes.

    2021 Scholarship Winners

    HCCF is pleased to announce the 2021 scholarship recipients. Congratulations to the Class of 2021 and all of our scholarship winners!



    The Hillsdale County Community Foundation offers several opportunities throughout the year to apply for grant funding. General applications are due November and May 1st each year, while youth grants are due November and April 1st.

    Identifying and Addressing Community Needs


     The HCCF recently completed a community scan to identify the most pressing needs in Hillsdale County, and to learn more about our residents.