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.
Sustaining BIPOC Leaders
The Kalamazoo Community Foundation is funding rest, respite, professional development, executive coaching, and wellness grants for local nonprofit leaders of color.
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.
Love Where You Live Environment Fund
This fund exists to ensure the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of people in environmental health and sustainability issues.
This fund supports the protection, direct care and human treatment of animals who belong to families with low-incomes in Kalamazoo County.
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.