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Apply For Funding

How Can I Apply For Grant Funding? You can apply for a grant by downloading the application form here. You can apply for an education grant here. A Final Report Form can be found here. You can save a copy of the forms by using the Print option, then saving as a PDF. Please complete...

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Mission & History

Our Mission First Community Foundation of First Community Church is a not-for-profit organization created to encourage and receive gifts from people and organizations wishing to support the programs and ministries of First Community Church, Camp Akita, and other worthwhile projects. Its purpose is to fund religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational endeavors. It encourages friends and...

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Making A Gift

How Can I Make a Gift to First Community Foundation? There are many opportunities for the charitable distribution of one’s assets both now and in the future. Cash donations, stock transfer, annuity purchase, insurance policy purchase, and bequests are all means by which a fund may be established in the Foundation. All offer tax advantages,...

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Prayer For Martin Luther King, Jr Day

We remember the conviction of Martin Luther King, Jr., that “freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” Therefore, let us pray for courage and determination by those who are oppressed….   We remember Martin’s warning that “a negative peace which is the absence of tension” is less than...