douglas community association

8:42 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

More than $100,000 raised in effort to keep Douglas Community Association open

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Non-profit hopes to replace funding pulled by United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo region
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- More than $100,000 has been raised for the Douglass Community Association, enough for three and a half months of operating expenses, it was announced Wednesday. At a press conference, the Douglass received a check for $101,469.38, through the 30-day "Saving a Legacy" fundraising campaign.
8:46 pm
Sun August 4, 2013

Douglas Community Association faces funding deadline

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Association serving Kalamazoo's north side could face closure without new sources of revenue
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Douglass Community Association is in danger of closing within 30 days due to financial difficulties, but the board chairman says it "is fighting tooth and nail" to keep the organization alive.
6:56 am
Thu July 25, 2013

United Way pulls funding for Douglas Community Association

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Financial troubles could lead to closing of organization serving Kalamazoo's north side
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
"Regrettably, the situation has reached a point at which United Way believes that it cannot, in good conscience and good stewardship, continue to provide funding to the Douglass Community Association," said Michael Larson, CEO and president of United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region.
7:13 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Kalamazoo's Douglass Community Association in danger of closing over funding problems

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Board has cut $300,000 from budget since December
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Douglass Community Association, a 94-year-old organization on the north side of Kalamazoo, is in danger of closing after battling the effects of financial and organizational mismanagement that has led to funding cuts from a major donor, said James Liggins Jr., Douglass Community Association board chairman.