Community Foundation Holland/Zeeland

For more information or media questions:

Contact Lina Pierson, Communications Associate at 616-994-8854 or via email.


View our latest annual report


Publications

  • Giving Matters, featuring stories of generosity that highlight some of your fellow community members who support the Foundation. You can even browse by fund type.
  • Giving Impact, featuring the latest stories of impact that our Community's Endowment has had on local nonprofits.
  • Giving Guidance, featuring charitable advice from our staff and area professional advisors.


Below, you can find our recent press releases and updates.

News

Join us for our 2018 Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, May 16th!

Join us for our 2018 Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, May 16th!

Join us on Wednesday, May 16th at 11:30am to hear from President/CEO Mike Goorhouse and Vice President Elizabeth Kidd. Registration required - register now!

We're hiring a Vice President of Development and Donor Services

Are you passionate about working with individuals, families and companies to help make a positive difference in our community and beyond? The Community Foundation is looking for a new Vice President of Development and Donor Services to do just that. Read more and view the position.

Housing Next Hires Director to Champion Affordable Housing

Housing Next Hires Director to Champion Affordable Housing

It takes a person with a special skillset and experience base to lead an effort like this and we are fortunate to have found that person in Ryan Kilpatrick.

Community's Endowment 2017 Impact

Our Community's Endowment has made a positive, lasting impact on a number of local nonprofits this year through competitive grant awards in the amount of $494,750.

Celebrating the completion of our Today. Tomorrow. Forever. Campaign for our Community's Endowment

Thursday, September 14, 2017 was an unprecedented evening in our 65-year history on three fronts. We announced our campaign completion and largest grant at our largest event in history.

Congratulations, Nicole! (and we're hiring!)

Congratulations, Nicole! (and we're hiring!)

We're hiring! Our Communications Manager, Nicole Paquette, has recently accepted a position at the Communities Foundation of Texas in Dallas. Nicole’s new opportunity leads us to look for a new teammate.

President/CEO Mike Goorhouse to co-chair Housing Next Leadership Council

President/CEO Mike Goorhouse to co-chair Housing Next Leadership Council

Housing Next Leadership Council Formed and the First Order of Business is Hiring a Housing Champion

Mark Harder - our new 2017-18 Board Chair

Mark Harder - our new 2017-18 Board Chair

The Board of Trustees of the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area elected a new slate of officers during its 2017 annual meeting. Elected as Board Chair is Mark K. Harder, a partner with the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

Join us for our 2017 Fall Celebration Event on September 14th!

Join us for our 2017 Fall Celebration Event on September 14th!

It's A Bright Night with the Community Foundation that you won't want to miss. We hope you'll plan to join us on September 14!

Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area Celebrates 2017 Scholarship Recipients and Donors

Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area Celebrates 2017 Scholarship Recipients and Donors

The Community Foundation hosted its annual meet and greet for 2017 scholarship recipients and donors on June 8. Area students were awarded scholarships in varying amounts from 94 different scholarship funds, for a total investment of over $600,000.

Join us for our 2017 annual luncheon on Thursday, May 18th!

Join us for our 2017 annual luncheon on Thursday, May 18th!

Join us on Thursday, May 18th at 11:30am to hear from President/CEO Mike Goorhouse and Vice President Elizabeth Kidd. Registration required - register now!

Welcome, Ann Query!

Welcome, Ann Query!

Ann Query joined our team as part-time Development Director in March 2017 and we couldn't be more thrilled!

Over $575,000 in 2017 Scholarships Available

The Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area awards more than $575,000 in scholarships each year for students to attend schools of higher education throughout the nation. Applications are due at 5:00 p.m. on the dates listed below.

Year-End Charitable Giving Tips

It's the season of giving! Check out these quick year-end charitable giving tips from some of our professional advisor partners that can help you give smarter to maximize your giving.

Community's Endowment 2016 Impact

Our Community's Endowment has made a positive, lasting impact on a number of local nonprofits this year through competitive grant awards in the amount of $555,000.

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