Ways To Give

Supporting Your Community

Become A Philanthropist

As your partner in philanthropy, we understand that each donor has individual needs. We will work with you individually to ensure your philanthropy is effective, personal, meaningful, and fulfilling. From simple to complex, we’re able to facilitate the gift that makes the most sense for you.

Ways to Give

There are numerous ways to give to the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation. Whether you’re contributing to your own fund, another fund at the foundation, or including us in your estate plan, we accept the following gift types:
  • Contribute to an Existing Fund
    We’ll work with you to ensure that your gift benefits the charitable priorities you’re passionate about.
  • Start a Fund
    Our goal is to help you establish the fund that will enable you to fulfill your philanthropic purpose.
  • Leave a Legacy
    Including the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation in your estate plan is an easy way to make a long-lasting, meaningful, and significant impact on the community around you.
Considering a different type of gift? Contact Chris Riker, Vice President of Advancement & Donor Services to discuss your options
From all of us at the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation, thank you! It’s our donors who ensure the community gets the care it needs. We appreciate each and every one of you!

Donor Impact Stories

An Act of Love: Making a Memorial Gift to the Community Foundation 
An Act of Love: Making a Memorial Gift to the Community Foundation 

Our Community Foundation strives to enhance the quality of life for all by working together to collectively address challenges and opportunities throughout West Michigan. This caring impact draws community members to make a variety of contributions, including gifts in memory of loved ones. 

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Why I Give: The Reinecke Family
Why I Give: The Reinecke Family

The Reinecke family has made a tradition of giving back. “Our grandmother, Frances Reinecke, gave back to the community in countless ways, but there was always one consistent theme,” said Jason Reinecke. “Frances had an enormous heart for children and families that were disadvantaged. Her compassion for others has instilled a sense of pride within our family but also the motivation to follow in her footsteps.”

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