We awarded 18 grants totaling nearly $894,000 to Kalamazoo County nonprofits in our first grantmaking round of 2016. We make community investments in quality programs we believe will make Kalamazoo County a place where every person can reach full potential.

Grants were provided to:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo
  • Building Blocks
  • Can-Do Kitchen
  • Christian Neighbors
  • Educating For Freedom In Schools
  • Guardian Finance and Advocacy Services
  • Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety
  • Kalamazoo County Ready 4s
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
  • Kalamazoo Nature Center Preschool Scholarships
  • Kalamazoo RESA STEM Programming
  • Michigan United
  • Ministry with Community
  • Open Roads Cycles of Safety
  • Parent to Parent of Southwest Michigan
  • Pretty Lake Camp
  • STREET After School Program

Nonprofits also received grants from Advised, Field-of-Interest and Designated Funds.