Kalamazoo Community Foundation

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5:41 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

A New Metric on Education in Kalamazoo County

The Learning Network's Amy Slancik on the organization's new scorecard

The Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo has created a new tool for measuring the quality of education in Kalamazoo County.

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12:37 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Executive Director of Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Council Taking Job With Kalamazoo Community Foundation

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Zach Bauer will join Community Foundation as a community investment manager
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Zach Bauer, executive director of the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center, will leave that post soon to join the community investment team with the Kalamazoo Community Foundation. Bauer, who is credited with leading the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center forward, expanding its capacity, doubling its staff and cultivating important relationships since March of 2011, is expected to make the transition this March.
Hobbies
3:50 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Kids learn bike independence through Open Roads

Two boys grab a tire at the Fixapalooza workshop
Credit Nancy Camden

The Open Roads Bike Program teaches kids how to work on their bikes. Through a Kalamazoo Community Foundation workshop, Ethan Alexander created the five-year-old program. 

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6:35 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Kalamazoo Community Foundation to move into Arcus Depot

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Arcus Foundation giving its space to Kalamazoo Community Foundation. Arcus will work out of office space in New York
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Community Foundation is in no hurry to move out of the Comerica Building in downtown Kalamazoo, its chief executive officer said. "We have been very happy at the Comerica Building for years," said Carrie Pickett-Erway, president and chief executive officer of the community foundation.
10:38 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Kalamazoo Community Foundation to collect $23-million after court settlement of Upjohn Prize case

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Court case revolves around prize established by Upjohn founder and mergers involving the company since
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI. - The Kalamazoo Community Foundation will collect $23 million -- the largest single gift in its history - as a court settles a long dispute over a fund set up by the founder of The Upjohn Co.