Look at what we’ve done.

Imagine what we can do, together.

 

Fifty years ago, a group of a dozen community leaders gathered together because they wanted to do something more for their community. Something bigger. They each gave $100 to start what would become the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation. Little did they know the impact they would have a half-century later.

We’re proud of our history and the partnerships that brought us to this point, and we look forward to honoring that history throughout the year. We have a lot planned for 2021, and it’s all focused on the people in this community. We look forward to sharing their stories—and we invite you to share your stories as well. Watch for a variety of events and activities throughout the year, all of which are being created to thank you, our community, for your continued support.

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50 Years of Making an Impact in our Community

Fifty years ago, a group of a dozen community leaders gathered together because they wanted to do something more for our community. Something bigger. They each gave $100 to start what would become the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation. Little did they know the impact they would have a half-century later. READ MORE >

 

A Conversation with Our First Four Grant Recipients

Recently, we had a moment to reflect on the foundation’s first four grant recipients and how they have evolved since 1971. The Grand Haven Salvation ArmyGreater Ottawa County United WayTri-Cities Family YMCA, and the Tri-Cities Historical Museum were among our inaugural grant recipients. Each received a $200 grant. READ MORE >

GIVE A GIFT FOR GOOD. FOR EVER.

From all of us at the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation, thank you for your continued support! We couldn’t do this without you.