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matched donation by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Other large contributors include United Way, the Frye Foundation, the



," Rayce said. The club teamed up with the Midland Area Community Foundation to create a fund and made an initial donation


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impact of COVID-19 on local businesses. Michigan The Kalamazoo Community Foundation has announced the appointment of Jennifer ...


The Ann Arbor Entrepreneurs Fund (A2EF), in partnership with the University of Michigan Social Venture Fund (SVF) and A2 Startup Garage, announced the launch of their upcoming A2EF Social Impact Startup Pitch Competition, inviting select startup teams to share their business plan with a panel of expert judges to earn startup capital, co-working space, corporate legal services and mentorship from the A2EF founder community and the SVF team. “The last several months have been extremely challenging for individuals and businesses, but there is no shortage of entrepreneurs looking for ways to make...


Kalamazoo Community Foundation (KZCF) recently welcomed Jennifer Heymoss as a new Community Investment Officer. Heymoss brings to the role a wealth of experience and a passion for mentoring, innovating education, and equity. During her 15 years in the education field, Heymoss has served as a teacher, youth development professional and teacher educator in Kalamazoo. Prior to her arrival at KZCF, Heymoss educated teachers as the Director of Clinical Experiences in Western Michigan University’s College of Health and Human Development. She also worked as Program Director for the Kalamazoo Jeter’s...


communities are rising to address health challenges. It is made possible with funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund...


Every individual and family in Kalamazoo County deserve to live in a community free of racism, where they feel safe and supported to thrive. However, systemic racism continues to prevail through gun violence and acts of hate. This past weekend we witnessed a hate group incite fear and violence in our community and saw how our community’s safety was not prioritized equitably. We need to continue prioritizing equity for our community to effectively address root causes of systemic racism and remove barriers that prevent justice from prevailing. We affirm and support Truth, Racial Healing &...


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worked for several hospitals, the Detroit Health Department, and for General Motors on an employee health ...


In this edition: Application Deadline Nears for Paycheck Protection Program Loans, An Inside Look at Racial and Economic Equity Data and New Digital Content Series Led by CMF Member Launches This Week.


Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Kalamazoo and Interfaith Strategy for Advocacy and Action in the Community (ISAAC) are calling on the community to support new local housing laws that will fight structural racism and inequality in Kalamazoo. Community members are encouraged to call and write the Kalamazoo City Commission to voice their support of the law ahead of the first reading of the proposal on August 17. The City Commission's final vote on the ordinances is scheduled for September 8. "We've seen homelessness and housing instability worsen due to COVID-19," said Sholanna...


In this edition: COVID-19 Scenario Planning for the Social Sector, Critical Census Outreach Continues in MI, Community Sharing: Communicating Your COVID-19 Efforts and Impact to Boards and Beyond and The Besser Foundation Supports Medical Center Project in Alpena.


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million in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education grants to 13 North American colleges and universities. The ...