Ypsilanti Area Community Fund
Established in 2001, the Ypsilanti Area Community Fund (YACF) is dedicated to building a permanent endowment to enrich the quality of life in the Ypsilanti area.
- We award grants to support local organizations and programs that serve Ypsilanti residents.
YACF awards more than $30,000 in competitive grants each year - and has awarded nearly $1.2 million to support local community projects and programs.
- We connect donors to local causes.
More than $2 million in gifts, large and small, from people who care about Ypsilanti have helped support local community projects and build a permanent endowment that will continue to grow.
- We bring community leaders together.
YACF's Advisory Committee includes 15 community leaders who work together to award grants that meet the changing needs of Ypsilanti's community.
- We build endowment that will be available to invest in Ypsilanti's future -
For good. For ever.
As an affiliate of the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, YACF benefits from AAACF's professional program staff, philanthropic, and investment expertise. AAACF's long-term investment strategy ensures YACF's endowment will continut to grow and be availalbe to invest in our community's future.
The Ypsilanti Area Community Fund has received more than $2 million in gifts and welcomed named funds to benefit the Ypsilanti area.
More than 170 community members have joined YACF's 1825 Founder's Society - to help build YACF's grant capacity and make a positive difference in Ypsilanti's future.
To learn more about how you can support the Ypsilanti Area Community Fund, please contact Shelley Strickland.