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 more than $1.4 million to support local community projects and programs.
- We connect donors to local causes.
More than $2.5 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 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 $2.5 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. Join today! Simply fill out this 1825 Founders Society pledge card and return it with your contribution.
To learn more about how you can support the Ypsilanti Area Community Fund, please contact Shelley Strickland.