programs

Sponsorship Program

Organizations can apply for additional support through event sponsorship. We sponsor events that align with out community investment priorities of equity and education, are hosted by 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, or support donor relations and other organizational goals.

Field-of-Interest Funds

LGBTQ Equality Fund

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning. Equality Fund was created to advocate for LGBTQ rights, promote social justice, celebrate the contributions of the LGBTQ community and strengthen organization that service the physical, health, social or emotional needs of the LGBTQ community.

Field-of-Interest Funds

Environment Fund

This fund exists to ensure the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of people in environmental health and sustainability issues.

Field-of-Interest Funds

Animal Fund

This fund supports the protection, direct care and human treatment of animals who belong to families with low-incomes in Kalamazoo County.

Programs

Impact Investment Loans

Impact investments are intended to generate measurable social and environmental impact as well as a financial return.

In 2020, Kalamazoo Community Foundation launched Impact Investment Loans with the goal of offering low-interest financing for programs and projects that make a high impact in Kalamazoo County.