Three Rivers Area Community Foundation

Community Foundation awards $20,000 to Imaginarium project

The Three Rivers Area Community Foundation recently awarded *culture is not optional, the Huss Project’s parent organization, a $20,000 grant for the Imaginarium to be made in two $10,000 payments. We are honored to receive the support from the Foundation, which continues to show community support for our work at Huss. The Imaginarium and Front…

Giant Step Campaign

With grateful hearts, we gladly announce …

We can’t believe we’re writing this note to you 17 days ahead of our Giant Step Campaign December 15 deadline, but here it is: WE MET OUR $50,000 FUNDRAISING GOAL! This means the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) will match our efforts with an additional $50,000, putting us on track to realize the bigger, better…

Giant Step Campaign

Your donation can be TRIPLED on #GivingTuesday!

You all have been doing an amazing job in helping us reach our $50,000 goal for the new Huss Project Imaginarium! At this very moment, we have $44,725 in hand toward our goal, which is incredible! Don’t forget: if we reach $50,000 by December 15, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation will match our total with…

$5 Friday

5 Dollar Friday: 1 day, 100 donations!

Every gift counts: we truly believe this at the Huss Project. That’s why our giving levels for the Giant Step Campaign start at just $1. Every gift counts, every person counts…every community counts! So here’s our challenge for today: we’ve set a goal to receive 100 donations of $5 or more today. It’s $5 Friday!…

Giant Step Campaign

Two more days to send us your ideas for the Imaginarium!

We’re a few weeks into our Giant Step Campaign to raise money for the Imaginarium at the Huss Project and we hope you’ve seen some of the renderings of the design vision for the project. We still want to hear your ideas about how we should use the space when it’s completed! Submit your idea with…

Giant Step Campaign

33 days to meet our goal; only $15,000 to go!

In the first 12 days of the Giant Step Campaign, we’ve raised almost $35,000! This means we only have to raise a little more than $15,000 in the next 33 days to receive a $50,000 matching grant! When we reach our goal, we’ll build the Imaginarium—a beautiful and whimsical year-round space that will grow our capacity for programming…

Giant Step: Day 9

Weather cools down, campaign heats up!

Nine days into the Giant Step Campaign—that’s a fifth of the way to our December 15 deadline—we’re over 60% of our fundraising goal! We’re so encouraged by the response and grateful for your support. The past week has been a busy one, so here’s a recap of what’s been going on with the Huss Project:…

Giant Step Campaign

Giant Step Campaign off to a great start, but we still need YOU!

We officially launched our Giant Step Campaign on Thursday and announced a $50,000 matching grant if we can raise $50,000 by December 15! If we reach our goal, we’ll build the Imaginarium, a beautiful and whimsical year-round space that will grow our capacity for programming at the Huss Project. Here’s the good news: we’ve already…

Giant Step Campaign

Announcing a 50,000 dollar match for the Giant Step Campaign!

Friends, we are SO excited to be able to break the news officially: we’ve been approved for a state program that will match our $50,000 Giant Step Campaign goal dollar-for-dollar! Yes, you read that right. Every dollar you contribute between now and December 15 will be doubled if we meet our goal! This program, which supports the development of…

Giant Step Campaign

Contribute your idea for a chance to win Huss schwag!

During the Giant Step Campaign from November 1-December 15, we’ve set a goal to feature at least one creative idea for the new Imaginarium space each day for 45 days. So what’s your big idea?  Submit it here along with a photo of yourself (or something that represents you). All ideas will be considered for publication, and…

Giant Step Campaign

Stay tuned for a big announcement!

Friends, we are on the brink of our Giant Step campaign and we have some news that we’re SO EXCITED to share … but we can’t tell you yet! Watch for the big press release on our kick-off day, November 1. That’s this Thursday! And just a reminder if you’re nearby: our kick-off event is…

Someone has made a home in the new insectary that’s part of the Quiet Park at the Huss Project! Making your own insectary is easy—just create a container (we used a tube of wire fence held upright with stakes) and layer in stones, sticks, leaves, pine cones, pieces of bamboo, dry grasses and so on. Then watch to see who moves in!

Hussagram: New tenant in the Quiet Park

Someone has made a home in the new insectary that’s part of the Quiet Park at the Huss Project! Making your own insectary is easy—just create a container (we used a tube of wire fence held upright with stakes) and layer in stones, sticks, leaves, pine cones, pieces of bamboo, dry grasses and so on….