The Kalamazoo Community Foundation announced grants to 57 local non-profit organization, totaling $2.3 million dollars.

KZCF says the programs all align with the Foundation's stated goal of equity and education. All aspects of the Kalamazoo community appear on the list of recipients.

  • Action for Liberation | From leadership to liberation
  • Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo | Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training for the arts sector
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters | One-to-One Mentoring
  • Boy Scouts of America, Southern Shores Field Service Council | HEROES
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo | General operating request
  • Can-Do Kitchen | Access to Food Entrepreneurship
  • Christian Neighbors | Neighbors Caring for Neighbors
  • City of Kalamazoo | Emergency warming shelters
  • City of Kalamazoo Parks & Recreation | 2019 SuperRec Program
  • Communities In Schools | Integrated student support and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) work
  • CARES | General support
  • Community Healing Centers, Inc. | S.T.R.E.E.T. After School Program
  • Community Homeworks | Critical Home Repairs
  • Community Living Options | 2019 Camp Amigo
  • Disability Network Southwest Michigan | Independent Living Program
  • El Concilio | Multi-year funding for Por un mejor Futuro: Educación, Equidad y Cultura (For a better Future: Education, Equity and Culture)
  • Equality Michigan | Equality Michigan 2019 Integrated Voter Engagement
  • Goodwill Industries of SWMI | Guias de Vida (Life Guides)
  • Healthy House | Healthy House Resident Extension Program
  • Heritage Community of Kalamazoo | The Memory Care Learning Center
  • InterAct of Michigan, Inc. | Substance Abuse Services Medication Clinic
  • InterFaith Homes | Youth Summer Field Trip
  • Intrepid Professional Women Network, Inc. | Professional Women Network
  • Kalamazoo County Ready 4s | Kalamazoo County Ready 4s
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts | General operating funds
  • Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes | Multi-year funding for Food Security in Kalamazoo County
  • Kalamazoo Neighborhood Housing Services | Homeownership Service, Lead-based Paint Hazard Reduction Program
  • Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra | Kalamazoo Kids In Tune & Orchestra Rouh
  • Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra | Marvelous Music
  • KYDNet | Equity, Quality, and Social Emotional Learning; Ensuring all Kalamazoo County youth are "Ready by 21"
  • KPEP | Hospitality vocational training
  • Leader Dogs for the Blind | Guide dog and mobility programs
  • Michigan Nonprofit Association | Michigan Nonprofits Count Campaign
  • Michigan United | Community organizing to support Immigrants & returning citizens
  • Milwood United Methodist Church | Milwood Community Pantry
  • Ministry with Community | Drop-In, Resource Center, and Rebuilding Lives Project
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association | 2019 MDA Summer Camp Program
  • Northside Association for Community Development | Multi-year funding for Residents Implementing Our Plan
  • Northside Preschools | General support
  • Open Roads Bike Program | Leadership Programs & Youth Lounge Resource Access
  • Pine Rest Foundation | CenterPointe Crisis Residential Treatment
  • Planned Parenthood of Michigan | Sexual Health Equity through Education and Care
  • Pretty Lake Camp | First Time Campers Program
  • Queer Theatre, Inc. | Queer Theatre Kalamazoo Expansion
  • Read and Write Kalamazoo | RAWK On! Program Maximization
  • Renaissance Enterprises | Kalamazoo County Senior Outreach
  • Residential Opportunities, Inc. | ROI Affordable Housing Program
  • Seeding Change | Great Lakes PeaceJam capacity expansion
  • Senior Services | Project Fresh
  • SLD Read |General support
  • State of Michigan Department of Health & Human Services | Pathways to Potential
  • The Arc Community Advocates | Educational advocacy in Kalamazoo County
  • Urban Alliance | Momentum Urban Employment Initiative
  • Vibrant Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo County Land Bank) |  Repurposing Abandoned Land & Land Bank Equity Training
  • Western Michigan University Foundation | College Assistance Migrant Program
  • YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo | Youth development and organizational capacity-building initiatives
  • Young Kings and Queens, Inc. | Increase capacity

(Source: Kalamazoo Community Foundation)