Anyone can be a philanthropist.

Since the Kalamazoo Community Foundation was established in 1925, we have invited people from all walks of life to be philanthropists. Countless community members have accepted our invitation in a variety of ways: they give, they volunteer, they are involved in causes that are important to them.

In the 2010 Annual Report, a few philanthropists share how and why they choose to give of themselves to help our community thrive. We hope their stories inspire you to be a philanthropist too.