Engage donors of colors in building philanthropic capacity and sustainability toward improving conditions for vulnerable families, through targeted giving models and grants to community-based organizations
Engage donors across Native American communities around the importance of building sustainable food systems and native culture among youth, through targeted web-based giving and grants to community-based organizations
Engage donors across Latino communities around the importance of improving economic security and moving vulnerable families out of poverty, through targeted giving models and grants to community-based organizations
“We’re giving individuals the tools they need to get into a career and then we’re engaging them into the mainframe of the community,” said Roberto Torres, executive director of the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan.
Strong Beginnings Program Director Peggy Vander Meulen discusses racial equity programming with Project Coordinator Denise Evans (left) and Education Coordinator Bonita Agee (right) in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Strong Beginnings Education Coordinator Bonita Agee (left) interacts with Keturah Bell and her son Elijah at a Strong Beginnings support group meeting for breastfeeding families in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
LINC UP’s Darel Ross attends the organization’s community food truck event in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The monthly event provides access to fresh foods for more than 250 disadvantaged families in the city.