Recent News & Events
“Today. Tomorrow. Forever.” Campaign Update
We are pleased to share with you that the response to our efforts has been nothing short of amazing. Together, we've raised $640,000 in "today" commitments, and 27 individuals/couples have submitted their "tomorrow" commitments to our Community's Endowment through their estate plans.
$400,171 in Competitive Grants Awarded from Community’s Endowment in 2015
The Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area is pleased to announce the awarding of 18 grants totaling $400,171 from the Community’s Endowment in 2015.
$149,750 Awarded in 2015 from Community’s Endowment in Third Competitive Grant Round
We are pleased to announce the awarding of 8 grants totaling $149,750 from the Community’s Endowment in the third competitive grant round of 2015. “This round of grants offers an excellent example of the wide range of challenges and opportunities that our nonprofit partners are working to address,“ said Elizabeth Kidd, Vice President of Community Impact. “We are grateful that the Community’s Endowment provides us with a flexible resource to support each of these initiatives. We look forward to seeing the positive difference they will make now and in the future."
Today. Tomorrow. Forever: A Campaign for Our Community’s Endowment
Our Community's Endowment matters. It matters Today, it will matter Tomorrow, and it will certainly matter long into the unknown future. We can't predict the future, so we must prepare for it. "Today. Tomorrow. Forever: A Campaign for Our Community's Endowment" seeks to provide immediate growth for our Community's Endowment through $5 million in "Today" gifts while securing a pipeline of future growth through estate gifts.
Heartfelt Thanks to the Generous Sponsors of our Fall 2015 Event
Many, many thanks to the generous sponsors of our Fall 2015 Celebration event on September 17. We truly couldn't have done it without you! It was a fantastic evening with lots of fun, grazing, and meaningful conversations.
Recent Grant Spotlight: $20,000 Awarded to Holland Area Arts Council
The Holland Area Arts Council recently received a $20,000 competitive grant award from the Community’s Endowment for its new Creative Connections program. The grant will provide start-up funding for this hands-on art and design space and for developing curriculum to compliment public school elementary arts education.
$87,371 awarded from Community’s Endowment in second competitive grant round of 2015
We are pleased to announce the awarding of 5 grants totaling $87,371 from the Community’s Endowment in the second competitive grant cycle of 2015. We are excited to partner with each of these organizations as they experience seasons of growth and change. We believe that the support they are receiving from the Community’s Endowment’s today will benefit the Holland/Zeeland area for years to come.