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$146,998 awarded from Community’s Endowment in first competitive grant cycle of 2014

Published April 10, 2014

We are pleased to announce the awarding of 7 grants totaling $146,998 from the Community’s Endowment in the first competitive grant cycle of 2014. The next deadline to submit competitive grant applications is May 12. Check out the detailed listing of what was funded in this round by clicking "read more."

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Join us Friday, May 23 for our annual luncheon!

Published April 10, 2014

Join us Friday, May 23 for our annual luncheon! You've invited to our annual luncheon on Friday, May 23rd at 11:30am at the Haworth Inn and Conference Center. You can meet our new President/CEO, Mike Goorhouse, and hear him share updates on the work we've been doing in the community and our plans for the future. Attendees will receive our latest annual report. Please RSVP by May 12, 2014.We hope to see you there!

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Board of Trustees announces next President/CEO

Published April 02, 2014

Board of Trustees announces next President/CEO On behalf of the Board of Trustees, Sue Den Herder is thrilled to share with you that Mike Goorhouse has accepted their invitation to serve as the President/CEO of the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area (CFHZ). The Board has been working with Mike for more than two years as our Vice President of Donor Development, and are most impressed by his commitment to CFHZ and his ability to inspire others to join our mission...

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Join us on Monday, March 31 for Janet’s open house retirement reception!

Published March 10, 2014

Please join us on Monday, March 31 for an open house retirement reception honoring and thanking President/CEO Janet DeYoung for her many years of service to our community. The reception will be held at Alpen Rose Restaurant from 4-6:30pm, with remarks at 5:30pm. RSVPs are not required, and we encourage you to share this invitation on to others who might like to attend. For more information, contact Nicole at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 616-994-8854. We look forward to seeing you on the 31st!

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2014 Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1

Published February 19, 2014

Applications for 2014 scholarships are due on March 1. CFHZ awards over $435,000 in scholarships each year for students to pursue post-secondary education opportunities.

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Apply for a YAC college visit mini grant!

Published February 19, 2014

YAC is seeking proposals to provide low-income, first generation students in grades 6 – 12 in the Holland/Zeeland area with the opportunity to visit post-secondary education institutions in person so they can begin to visualize where they can continue their education after high school and to develop long term education goals that connect them with the work they are doing right now in high school. Holland/Zeeland area middle schools, high schools, and youth serving nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply for funding...

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9th and 10th graders: Apply to Serve as a Youth Advisory Committee Member

Published February 11, 2014

Are you a 9th or 10th grade student interested in making decisions that will benefit the Holland/Zeeland area? We have ten open seats on the YAC this spring! For more information and to apply to be a Youth Advisory Committee member, download the application form below. Applications are due April 1, 2014. For more information, contact Elizabeth at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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