Ann Arbor Entrepreneurs Fund (A2EF)

The Ann Arbor Entrepreneurs Fund enables local entrepreneurs to turn business success into positive community impact. A2EF is a vibrant hub for peer learning and networking while connecting participants more closely to our community.

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All members are encouraged to engage in meetup events, networking, and giving opportunities. Advisory Committee members help shape the meetups and provide guidance on the continued expansion and evolution of this initiative.

The platform for the Ann Arbor Entrepreneurs Fund is the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF), a local nonprofit that stewards over $135 million in charitable assets, grants millions of dollars every year to Washtenaw County nonprofits, and can help interested entrepreneurs become effective philanthropists.

Members commit either 1% of their ownership in a business venture or 1% of their carried interest from a venture capital fund. These commitments are designated to a “community impact fund” at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation that generates a permanent stream of charitable grants for local nonprofits. Members also contribute $125 in annual support of the initiative.

Advisory Committee Members contribute $2,000 in annual support for the initiative, in addition to their commitments.

Questions? Please contact us at or 734-663-0401.

A2EF Members

  • Assam Alzookery
  • Ian Berry
  • Bill Brinkerhoff
  • Paul Brown *
  • Richard Chang
  • David Corcoran
  • Jason Corso
  • Adrian Fortino *
  • Joseph Gracia
  • Matthew Johnson-Roberson
  • Bhushan Kulkarni *
  • Brandon McNaughton
  • Brian Moore
  • Doug Neal *
  • Jeff Rinvelt *
  • Lindsay Snider
  • Dug Song *
  • Guy Suter

* Denotes A2EF Steering Committee

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