As evidence of this, we benefit from four local foundations:
Education Foundation of Greenville
Education Foundation of Greenville (EFG) The EFG funds educational grant requests and summer camp scholarships for Greenville Public Schools. It currently spends a portion of its assets annually. They have three endowed funds: EFG Performing Arts Fund, EFG Academic Enhancement Fund and an Athletic Endowment Fund. For more information call Wendy Baty, Executive Director at (616) 225-1000 ext. 8302 or Heather Ebels, Recording Secretary at (616) 754-3686.
Greenville Area Community Foundation
Greenville Area Community Foundation (GACF) A community foundation with endowed assets over $30 million. Started in 1989, and celebrating decades of great grant-making, the GACF has funded areas of need including: education, health care, recreation, arts & culture, youth, economic development, and more. The Greenville Area Community Foundation is “For Good…For Ever!” (616) 754-2640.
Montcalm Community College Foundation
Montcalm Community College Foundation Supports MCC programs and services. The foundation endows scholarships and provides funding for building initiatives and education enhancements. Its most recent campaign is addressing the health care, science and advanced manufacturing learning needs of our community and beyond. (989) 328-1243.
Spectrum Health Foundation United & Kelsey Hospitals
Founded in 1995, supports our hospital by assisting with staff education, patient comfort and capital and technology needs. Gifts can be endowed or directed to a particular cause of the donor’s choice. For more information, call (616) 225-6427.