Community Foundation

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Published: 07/02/2013
The Kalamazoo Community Foundation will receive its single, largest gift of unrestricted funds - $23 million - as the result of a recent court settlement agreement with Pfizer Inc.
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News
Published: 06/30/2013

Photos and notes from this year's awards.

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News
Published: 02/04/2013
It’s one of Michigan’s poorest per-capita income counties with a relatively small and aged population base that has more interest in agricultural magazines than corporate financial ledgers. But when it comes to sharing an amazing wealth of compassion, ideas and philanthropic dollars to help their neighbors and friends, residents there know there’s no place quite like Mecosta County, Michigan.
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Resource
Released: 11/2013

Infographics on Michigan Community Foundation trends created from the 2012 and 2013 databook surveys.

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Released: 04/2012

This resource is locked for members, you may also view this item in our store if you would like to purchase this item or view the overview. This toolkit was created to help foundation leaders present the transfer of wealth opportunity to board and community leaders and to begin the tough but important conversations about capturing and investing wealth for the future. The timing of wealth transfer and constrained public sector resources mean we need to begin these conversations today!

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Resource
Released: 03/2013

The Community Foundation Committee and the Technology Task Force are pleased to announce the second year of technology grants available to Michigan community foundations. Grants are made available thanks to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s support that established an endowment fund to support the technology needs of Michigan community foundations

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Resource Type: Member Service
Funding Area: Science and Technology



Resource
Released: 06/2012

The College Positive Community Toolkit was created to teach youth grantmakers in Michigan about the education crisis in our state and provide them with an opportunity to make a positive impact by creating and encouraging a college positive community in their own backyard.

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Resource Type: Toolkit
Funding Area: Education



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Released: 04/2012

The James Irvine Foundation has a long history of partnering with community foundations to support their ambitions for growth and leadership. This work has resulted in more philanthropic resources to underserved regions in all parts of the state and helped create healthier, thriving communities. The work of initiative participants has generated a significant body of knowledge that can benefit the larger field of community foundations and that holds particular relevance for the youngest and smallest members of the field. This information is captured and shared through the Irvine Community Foundations Series of reports.

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Released: 02/2011

Getting to Fueling Impact: Pathway to Business Model Innovation for Community Foundations

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Released: 10/2010

As communities across the country face growing and urgent needs, community foundations have new opportunities to fulfill their roles as community leaders and conveners and quickly draw on their vast experience, local expertise and key partnerships to address these needs, here and now.

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Resource Type: Toolkit
Funding Area: Community Development



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