Community Foundation awards second quarter grants

The Kalamazoo Community Foundation awarded more than $2.1 million in grants to nonprofit organizations in the second quarter of 2013.

Meanwhile, more than $900,000 in grant requests from local nonprofits went unfunded.

“We are reminded of the importance of unrestricted gifts, or giving that enhances strategic investments in nonprofits, when sufficient funds are not available to meet these requests,” says Suprotik Stotz-Ghosh, vice president for Community Investment.

Responsive grants totaled $312,900, supporting the Community Foundation’s community investment priorities: Early Childhood Learning and School Readiness, Economic and Community Development, Individuals and Families, and Youth Development. They include:

Grant distributions through Advised Funds totaled almost $603,000.

Grants from Field-of-Interest Funds totaled almost $288,000.

Distributions from Designated Funds –– funds established for nonprofit agencies –– totaled almost $1 million.

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