News & Event
There is always a mixture of sadness and pride when one of your talented teammates leaves for a new opportunity. We are feeling both emotions deeply right now as our amazing Vice President of Finance, Rashelle Wynegar, is transitioning from her role at CFHZ to use her skills working for the Red Cross national headquarters. While we are certainly excited for her personally, we are going to miss her immensely! She has been a very significant part of why CFHZ has been successful in meeting our mission the last four years. She has taken our financial management systems to new heights and has instituted processes and procedures that set us up for success for years to come. We’re glad that she’ll still be living in Holland and working remotely so that our community can continue to benefit from her caring spirit, generous heart and financial management skills. Please join us in thanking Rashelle for her outstanding service and meaningful impact at CFHZ!
With Rashelle transitioning, we are now looking for a new teammate to help us meet our mission by ensuring the financial integrity of the Foundation. If you know someone with a strong financial skill set who wants to make a positive difference in our community, please encourage them to check out this Director of Finance position description.
It is with a mixture of sadness and excitement that we write to share that our Communications Manager, Lina Pierson, has recently relocated out of state to pursue new opportunities. Luckily for us, Lina will continue in her role remotely through the end of February and beyond that, will still be sharing her phenomenal graphic design skills with us from afar.
We are excited for her and are confident she will do amazing work and positively impact the community around her wherever her future plans take her. At the same time we are very sorry to say farewell to such a talented and dedicated teammate.
Lina’s connection with CFHZ runs deep, from her time as a Youth Advisory Committee member to her graphic design work for us before she joined our team full time in 2017. Since then, Lina has gone above and beyond to make our publications shine, share inspiring stories of our donors and nonprofit partners, and provide outstanding experiences to guests at our ever-growing events. She has also been active in the community beyond her role at CFHZ as a Board Member and Communications Chair for Holland/Zeeland Young Professionals, a Steering Committee member and Treasurer of Women of Color Give, and a Planning Committee member for TEDxMacatawa. We are deeply grateful for all the ways Lina has made a difference at CFHZ and in the Holland/Zeeland community!
Do you have an eye for detail, love working with people and want to be part of an organization making a positive difference in our community? The Community Foundation is looking for a new Administrative Assistant to do just that.
This position is open due to a current team member moving into a new position. We are now looking for a new individual to step into this important position on our team. As a small office, the Administrative Assistant plays a critical role in ensuring the office runs smoothly and that every person who calls or walks through our doors has a welcoming, positive experience. The Administrative Assistant is involved in key customer service and financial processes as well as providing support for CFHZ events. As a growing organization, we need the person who serves as Administrative Assistant to support our office and staff in providing the best possible service to our community.
The mission of the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area (CFHZ) has two parts; building and managing a permanent philanthropic endowment dedicated to ensuring the Holland/Zeeland area continues to thrive, and providing services to local donors to help them achieve their charitable giving goals. Both involve a significant amount of philanthropic dollars coming in and out of the organization. The Foundation has over 600 charitable funds which collectively have more than $80 million in assets, and in 2018 these funds received more than $20 million in new gifts and distributed nearly $6 million in grants back into the community. It is an exciting time at the Community Foundation, and we need someone to help keep us organized and set up for success as we see interest in our organization and the services we have to offer continue to grow.
All are welcomed and encouraged to apply. The Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area (CFHZ) will provide equal employment opportunity and not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, religion, height, weight, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.
View the Administrative Assistant job description
Applications are due by Monday, April 9th!
VIEW THE VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT AND DONOR SERVICES JOB DESCRIPTION
Each year, the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area hosts an annual fall event to celebrate members of our community whose philanthropy is creating lasting positive change in our region. This event is an important opportunity to come together to support charitable giving and build awareness of our work to build our community’s endowment and help donors achieve their charitable goals.
This annual event brings together more than 600 community leaders and Foundation supporters for an evening of celebrating our community's generosity while enjoying grazing-style dining from a number of the area's best restaurants, bakeries, and caterers.
New Event Location
The 2019 event will be held at M.E. Yacht Restoration, 471 Howard Ave, Holland, Michigan 49424
Special thanks to the Evenhouse Family for generously donating the venue and being willing to host us!
Join the Foundation for a Celebration of Philanthropy, Ripples of Hope, at ME Yacht Restoration. Celebrate our community’s generosity while enjoying an evening of grazing featuring many of the area’s finest restaurants and live music.
The social hour with appetizers and cocktails will begin at 5:30pm. Dinner will be available at 6:00pm with program to follow at 7:30pm.
We strongly encourage guests to arrive as close to 5:30pm as possible to maximize time to connect with other attendees prior to the grazing-style dinner and the program.
Email Lina if you'd like a printed invite or additional invites mailed to you.
Event tickets are $150/person. 75% of the ticket cost is tax-deductible. Thanks to a generous sponsor, we offer a half-price discount to young professionals and first-time event attendees.
Table sponsorship pricing begins at $2,000 for a reserved table of 8 with table tent acknowledgment, and recognition on event program and website. (90% tax-deductible).
SEE ALL SPONSORSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS
Note: The name tag at the event entrance will serve as your ticket. There are no physical event tickets.
PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE
Please RSVP by September 4th! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
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