Use Our Space


When the Arcus Foundation gifted us our building, we all agreed it should be a space that inspires collaboration and welcomes the community. We offer use of our meeting spaces to groups at no cost to them.

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. It was renovated in 2000 (winning a State of Michigan Historic Preservation Award) and again when it became the Community Foundation's home in 2014. It's also on the National Register of Historic Places. 

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 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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    • Our office is open Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you need to arrive before 8 a.m. or leave after 5 p.m., please contact Tom Vance at 269.381.4416 or tvance@kalfound.org to make special arrangements.

    • Room Request

    • With the exception of the John Stryker Winter Garden, our meeting spaces are available during normal business hours. Because it is a public space, the Winter Garden is only available outside of normal business hours or under special circumstances. If you want to request to use the Winter Garden, please contact Tom Vance at 269.381.4416 or tvance@kalfound.org to make arrangements.

    • 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 at the Kalamazoo Community Foundation.
      • I understand that approval to use meeting space at the Kalamazoo Community Foundation is not an endorsement of my organization by the Kalamazoo Community Foundation.
      • I understand that the Kalamazoo Community Foundation will not validate parking for my guests 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 and agree to notify the Kalamazoo Community Foundation of any spills/stains or other damage to any of its equipment, furnishings or finishes.

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