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Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Semi-Annual Revenue Sharing

As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools.

View the complete Revenue Sharing distribution history (.pdf)

2014 Fall Distributions

Playlist below contains both the Isabella and Saganing Revenue SharingDistributions

ISABELLA Revenue Sharing Fall

Total $2,139,786.70


SAGANING Revenue Sharing FALL

$739,556.68


The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has scheduled their semi-annual Revenue Sharing distribution from funds derived from Class III gaming at its properties the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort and the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino. This year the Tribe will be distributing $2,139,786.70 in Isabella County and another $739,556.68 in Arenac and Northern Bay County.

Isabella County local units of government handed in 32 requests totaling $4,490,114.03. The public schools submitted 290 requests with a total of $3,913,775.24.  Arenac and Northern Bay County submitted 52 applications, with the schools providing 27 requests, for a funding grand total of $1,837,601.60.

“Clearly the need is very apparent in the number of requests being submitted. The Tribal Council is very proud that we can be part of satisfying some of these requests and we only wish we could fund each and every one.” stated Tribal Council Treasurer, Shelly Foster.  

The Isabella County distribution will take place on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the senior’s room of Tribal Operations located at 7070 E. Broadway, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. The Saganing distribution will take place at the Standish-Sterling High School Auditorium, 2401 Grove Road, Standish, Michigan, on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.                     

2014 Spring Distributions

This event will be streamed live Thursday, November 20th 2014 at 9AM EST.

ISABELLA Revenue Sharing SPRING

$1,981,585,21

ISABELLA Revenue Sharing SPRING 2014 Distributions

SAGANING Revenue Sharing SPRING

$627,888.41

SAGANING Revenue Sharing SPRING 2014 Distributions

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Council has scheduled their annual Revenue Sharing distribution for the spring 2014 season. Local units of government and public schools will be able to share $1,981,585.21 in Isabella County and $627,888.41 in Northern Bay and Arenac Counties. Those funds come from net gaming proceeds from class III games of chance. Items such as computer labs, text books, roads resurfacing and much more are purchased county wide with these proceeds.

As with other years, the Tribal Council pours over many different requests. This year there were a combined 439 individual requests. Local governments turned in 108 and 331 were handed in from local schools. Even though the revenue hasn't increased from last fall, the numbers of requests are growing. This is a true reflection of our economy and our resilience.

Isabella local units of government will share $1 ,233,462.46 while the school district throughout Isabella County will share $748,122.75. Distribution for Isabella will be on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. at Tribal Operations Seniors Room. Arenac and Northern Bay Counties will share $409,779.71. Arenac and Pinconning schools will share $218,108.70. Distribution for Saganing will be on Friday, May 30, 2014, at 11 :00 a.m.

Please contact Frank J. Cloutier, Public Relations Director, at (989) 775-4076 or at fcloutier@sagchip.org for more information on the event.


2013 Fall Distributions

ISABELLA Revenue Sharing FALL

$2,194,015.14

ISABELLA Revenue Sharing FALL 2013 Distribution Details

SAGANING Revenue Sharing FALL

$687,495.63

SAGANING Revenue Sharing FALL 2013 Distributions


Previous Distributions


Revenue Sharing Distribution Applications

All Revenue Sharing applicants must be from a local governing agency or public school within the Tribally identified Revenue Sharing distribution area.