Use Our Space


We are pleased to share our space with the community.

Located on the corner of East Michigan Avenue and Pitcher Street on the edge of the Edison neighborhood in downtown Kalamazoo, our building was originally constructed in 1870 to serve as the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Kalamazoo Station. In 2000, Jon Stryker's Arcus Foundation renovated the depot, which won it a State of Michigan Historic Preservation Award. It's also on the National Register of Historic Places. When Arcus Foundation gifted us the building in 2014, we did some renovations of our own, working with experts in workplace innovation to design a space that enhances our work, inspires collaboration and welcomes the community. 

If you are interested in using space at the Community Foundation, please review our Space Use Policy and Room Info and Photos. Submit your request using the online form below.

Questions? Please contact Tom Vance at 269.381.4416 or tvance@kalfound.org.

Space Use Policy       Room Info and Photos 

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  • With the exception of the Jon Stryker Winter Garden, meeting rooms are available during business hours on week days. If you need to arrive or leave outside of business hours, please contact Katie Paauwe at 269.381.4416 or kpaauwe@kalfound.org to make arrangements. Because it is an open space, the Jon Stryker Winter Garden is only available during non-business hours or under special circumstances. If you would like to use the Winter Garden during business hours, please contact Katie Paauwe.

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  • Agreement and Authorization

    • I have read the Kalamazoo Community Foundation’s Space Use Policy and understand that any violation of the policy may result in denial and/or cancellation of future meetings/events at the Kalamazoo Community Foundation.
    • I understand that approval to use meeting/event space at the Kalamazoo Community Foundation is not an endorsement by the Kalamazoo Community Foundation.
    • I am aware that the Community Foundation’s business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and understand that I need to make special arrangements for meetings/events held outside those hours.
    • I understand that the Community Foundation will not validate parking for my meeting/event and that it is my responsibility to provide parking information to my guests.
    • I understand that I am responsible for bringing my own supplies, including food and beverages, items needed to serve food and beverages (plates, cups, utensils, napkins, etc.), flip chart paper, writing utensils, etc.
    • I understand that I am responsible for cleaning up after my meeting/event and agree to notify the Community Foundation’s Meeting/Event Coordinator of any spills/stains or other damage to Community Foundation equipment or furnishings.

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