The Dexter Community Fund (DCF) is a source of community capital that is available to invest in a wide range of initiatives, projects and organizations that enrich the quality of life in Dexter. This fund supports projects and nonprofit organizations across a number of areas: arts and culture, education, the environment, youth, senior services, health and wellness, human services, and/or community improvement.
The Dexter Community Fund is also a vehicle for those interested in supporting Dexter to give back to the community. Contributions from local residents, businesses, and community groups help to grow the Fund. The Dexter Community Fund is advised by a dedicated committee of local community members.
DCF is one of AAACF's Field of Interest Funds. View a list of reasons to give to the Dexter Community Fund
In 2017, the Dexter Community Fund awarded its first grants to four local nonprofits - Dexter Area Historical Society (Gordon Hall), Dexter Senior Center, Faith in Action, and His Eye is on the Sparrow. Below are some quotes from the 2017 grantees. DCF looks forward to supporting many more organizations and projects which address community needs and enrich the quality of life within the Dexter community in the years to come!
The Dexter Senior Center – “We are very pleased to receive this generous gift from the Dexter Community Fund. We look forward to using it to grow our senior fitness program in the coming year!” Wendy Smith, Director, Dexter Senior Center
- The Dexter Area Historical Society – “The Dexter Area Historical Society is very pleased to be the recipient of a $500 grant from the Dexter Community Fund to support the renovation of Gordon Hall.” Beverly Hill, President, Dexter Area Historical Society
- His Eye is on the Sparrow – “We are very grateful for the grant from the Dexter Community Fund. The funds will help us to continue to provide high-quality care to our residents and assist us in maintaining and making improvements to our home in Dexter.” Kathleen Boyes, Executive Director, His Eye is on the Sparrow
- Faith in Action – “As we approach the new school year, Faith in Action will work to guarantee that all students in the Dexter Community can begin their year with the tools needed for their success.” Nancy Paul, Director, Faith in Action