Kalamazoo Community Foundation

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The Kalamazoo Community Foundation (KZCF) is one of the oldest, most respected, and successful community foundations in the country, and is supported by thousands of people from all walks of life.We have a deep knowledge of the community’s challenges — and aspirations — and the groups and individuals addressing them.

We are dedicated to preserving what we love most about community and creating a better future for generations to come.

Our work at the Community Foundation is guided by 7 core values:

  • Anti-Racism & Equity
  • Advance Racial Justice
  • Cultivate Transformative Relationships
  • Nurture Healing & Love
  • Serve the Greater Good
  • Learn & Grow
  • Embrace Joy

Together, we bring our vision and mission to life.

Our Vision

Kalamazoo County is the most equitable place to live.


Our Mission

Mobilize people, resources, and expertise to advance racial, social, and economic justice.

Learn more about the Kalamazoo Community foundation here.