Earning Trust
Embracing Collaboration
Pursuing Equity
Leveraging Knowledge
Prioritizing Community

Established in 1963

Celebrating Our 60th Anniversary!

60 years ago, residents established the foundation as a permanent source of community capital in Washtenaw County. Think of us as a savings account for the community, with proceeds from our endowed funds distributed as grants for local nonprofits and scholarships.

Areas of Impact

Making Meaningful Change

We help you make a meaningful impact in the areas you are passionate about. Whether your philanthropic goals are centered around a specific community, such as Ypsilanti or Dexter, or you want to address a certain need throughout our county, such as aging justice or racial equity, we are here to be your partner in making that impact happen in our community.

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Getting Involved

Whether you have long been a long-time participant in AAACF programs and initiatives or if you are just looking for ways to get more involved in your community, there are always many different and dynamic ways for us to work together. Read the full story for the 5 ways to get started.

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