Recent News & Events
2014 Scholarship Application Deadline: THIS SATURDAY!
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.
Apply for a YAC college visit mini grant!
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...
9th and 10th graders: Apply to Serve as a Youth Advisory Committee Member
CELEBRATING THE IMPACT OF COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS: National Community Foundation Week
During the week of November 12-18, 2013, the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area (CFHZ) will join more than 750 community foundations across America for the 24th Annual Community Foundation Week to tell the stories of lives changed, jobs created, and communities transformed through philanthropy’s partnership with private and public community leaders and organizations. National Community Foundation Week was launched in 1989 through a proclamation by former president George H.W. Bush...
Join us on September 19th for our fall celebration!
Congratulations 2013 Scholarship Recipients!
The Community Foundation's scholarship funds awarded $438,080 in scholarships to area students in 2013. Check out our scholarship publication to see photos of the students!
You’re Invited: Presentation on Michigan’s Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers
In 2006, Dr. Alice Larson published a first-of-its-kind report detailing migrant and seasonal farmworker populations throughout the state of Michigan. Seven years later, Dr. Larson returns to Michigan to highlight her latest findings and discuss what the data means for Michigan’s agricultural economy. This updated study was funded in part by a CFHZ grant. Join Dr. Alice Larson on Thursday, August 8th from 9am - 11am at the Herrick District Library as she presents her 2013 Update, Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Enumeration Profiles Study.