Be Part of the PROMISE

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THANK YOU to all our funders for making this free 2-year scholarship a reality!  See Press Release.

The Muskegon Area Promise is a commitment to the young people of our community--that if they work hard they will be able to earn at least a two-year college degree tuition free. See how to qualify.

Scholarships for Graduates of:

Calvary Christian Schools, Fruitport Community Schools, Holton Public Schools
Mona Shores Public Schools, Montague Area Public Schools, Muskegon Catholic Central,
Muskegon Covenant Academy, Muskegon Public Schools, Muskegon Heights Public School Academy,
North Muskegon Public Schools, Oakridge Public Schools, Orchard View Schools, Ravenna Public Schools, Reeths-Puffer Schools, Western Michigan Christian, and Whitehall District Schools


You Can Be Part of the Promise

Donations over $200
Make Donations Over $200
Donations under $200
Make Donations Under $200

Muskegon Area Promise Zone Authority



Muskegon Area Promise Zone Authority Members

Member Name Organization Represented
Lee Coggin Baker College
Holly Hughes Community Representative
Robert Jacobs Community Shores Bank
Cindy Larsen Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce
John Severson Muskegon Area Intermediate School District
Gary Nelund State Farm Insurance
Dale Nesbary Muskegon Community College
Steve Parker LongView Management Consulting
Laurel Zwit Greenridge Realty
John Swanson Swanson Pickle Company
Christopher Dean Muskegon Heights Fire Department
Megan Byard Karaba Muskegon Opportunity/Promise Zone Coordinator

Muskegon Area Promise Zone Meeting Dates & Minutes

August 19, 2014
September 15, 2014
October 21, 2014 (cancelled)
November 18, 2014 (cancelled)
December 10, 2014 (reschedule of November 18 meeting)
December 16, 2014 (cancelled)
January 20, 2015 (cancelled)
February 17, 2015
March 17, 2015
April 21, 2015
May 19, 2015
June 16, 2015 (cancelled)
July 21, 2015 (cancelled)
August 18, 2015
September 15, 2015
October 20, 2015
November 17, 2015
December 15, 2015
January 19, 2016
February 16, 2016
March 15, 2016
April 19, 2016 (cancelled)
May 17, 2016
June 21, 2016
July 19, 2016
August 16, 2016 (cancelled)
September 20, 2016
October 18, 2016
November 15, 2016
December 20, 2016