Orgranizational Endowment Funds - Named
An individual can help support a local charitable organization of their choice by establishing an organizational fund that is managed by the Battle Creek Community Foundation. This type of fund will support the long-term objectives of the organization and allows the donor’s name to be attached to the name of the fund. This is a great way to memorialize a person’s name in honor of the organization they loved!
A. Robert Briere Fund for the Food Bank of South Central Michigan
The A. Robert Briere Fund for the Food Bank of South Central Michigan was established in 2017 in memorial tribute to the tireless work and support exhibited by Robert "Rob" Briere over the years. Its goal, to continually strengthen the work of the Food Bank of South Central Michigan.
A. Robert Briere Fund for the Haven of Rest Ministries
The A. Robert Briere Fund for The Haven of Rest Ministries was established in 2017 in memorial tribute to the tireless work and support exhibited by Robert "Rob" Briere over the years to continually strengthen the work of The Haven of Rest Ministries as it carries out its mission/vision.
American Red Cross-Calhoun County Chapter/Bernice Sackrider Volunteer Forum Fund
American Red Cross-Calhoun County Chapter/Betty Beese Safety Service Training Fund
American Red Cross-Calhoun County Chapter/Charlie Hines-Don Thomason Executive Director Fund
American Red Cross-Calhoun County Chapter/Mjr. Helen B. Hollins Volunteer Nurses Fund
Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools/Bauman Family Memorial Fund
The BCACS/Bauman Family Memorial Fund was established by William (Bill) Bauman in memory of his father and his eight siblings: Joseph F. Bauman, Mary Agnes (Bauman) Kopplin, Justin A. Bauman, Theresa (Bauman) Hogan, Sister Marianelle (Margaret) Bauman I.H.M., Vincent Bauman, Paul L. Bauman, Helen (Bauman) Schoder, and JoAnn (Bauman) Smith. This endowment fund provides operational support to the St. Philip Catholic Central High School.
Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools/Dr. Gordon E. and Elizabeth S. Peckham Fund
Battle Creek Area Mathematics and Science Center/Harold Greene Fund
Battle Creek Family YMCA/McPherson Fund
Battle Creek Family YMCA/Robert B. Miller Fund
Battle Creek Symphony/Binda Fund
Battle Creek Symphony/Ethel C. Sterling Fund
Battle Creek Symphony/Lonning Fund
Battle Creek Symphony/Robert B. Miller Fund
Battle Creek Symphony/Slagle Fund
Betty J. Christ Endowment Fund for Sexual Assault Services
During the 20th anniversary year of Sexual Assault Services (SAS), an endowment fund was established in honor of its founding champion, Betty J. Christ. Since the inception of SAS in 1996, Betty has been a steadfast leader, advocate and supporter for survivors of sexual assault. Her continuous strong support for the work done at SAS has helped the SAS staff reach thousands of people who need help after sexual violence.
Binder Park Zoological Society, Inc./Gretchen B. and Paul A. Humiston, Jr. Fund
Binder Park Zoological Society, Inc./Keith M. and Mary L. Schroder Fund
Binder Park Zoological Society, Inc./Lonning Fund
Binder Park Zoological Society, Inc./Robert B. Miller Fund
Brass Band of Battle Creek Endowed Chair Fund/Dr. Waldo E. Frankenstein
Brass Band of Battle Creek Endowed Chair Fund/Marilyn Frankenstein
Burnham Brook Community Center/Angela Wiseley Memorial Fund
Calhoun County Arts Council/Richard G. and Clara D. Phelps Fund
Calhoun County Medical Care Facility/Fern F. Robinson Memorial Fund
Christine A. Lanning Endowment Fund
Christine A. Lanning Endowment Fund for S.A.F.E. Place An endowment fund has been established in honor and memory of S.A.F.E. Place Board Officer Christine Lanning. Christine was a steadfast leader, advocate and supporter for survivors of domestic violence and their families. Her tireless support for the work done through S.A.F.E. Place and with the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi has helped to touch thousands of lives impacted by domestic violence. This endowment will ensure that Christine's legacy is never forgotten.
Donald R. & Barbara H. Wilson Fund for Leila Arboretum Society
The Donald R. & Barbara H. Wilson Fund for Leila Arboretum Society was established in memory of Don and Bobbie Wilson who expressed a desire to create an endowment to provide income and long term protection for the operations of the Leila Arboretum Society.
Donald R. & Barbara H. Wilson Fund for St. Mark Lutheran Church
The Donald R. & Barbara H. Wilson Fund for St. Mark Lutheran Church was established in memory of Don and Bobbie Wilson who expressed a desire to create an endowment to provide income and long term protection for the operations of the St. Mark Lutheran Church.
First Congregational Church Fund/Robert B. Miller Fund
First Congregational Church/ The McKay Fund
First Congregational Church/James H. and Betty J. Siemers Endowment Fund
Jim and Betty Siemers established this endowment fund to support and sustain the First Congregational Church.
First Congregational Church/Leonard W. Dott and Dorotha C. Dott Memorial Fund
First Presbyterian Church/Robert L. Coriell Memorial Fund
Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan/McPherson Fund
Goodwill Industries of Central Michigan's Heartland/Richard G. and Clara D. Phelps Fund
HandsOn Battle Creek/Doris B. Laimbeer Fund
Heritage Battle Creek/Pioneer Homestead Endowment Fund
Heritage Battle Creek/Robert B. Miller Fund
Humane Society of South Central Michigan/Olivia Caroline Rayl Fund
Humane Society of South Central Michigan/Robert B. Miller Fund
Humane Society of South Central Michigan/Robert L. Coriell Memorial Fund
International Youth Foundation/Arnold G. Langbo Fund
Jack and Lillian Traut Youth Fund for the Sherman Lake YMCA
Junior Achievement of Southwest Michigan/Thomas F. and Gloria J. Olin and Peter and Susan Ordway Fund
Kellogg Community College/Leonard W. Dott and Dorotha C. Dott Memorial Fund
Kellogg Community College/McPherson Fund
Kool Family Community Center/Preston and Marge Kool Scholarship Fund
Leila Arboretum Society/Donald and Evelyn Pope Fund
LifeCare Ambulance Service/Anderson Fund
Rotary Club of Battle Creek/McPherson Fund
This endowment fund is provided by the McPherson Trust and provides an annual distribution to the spendable side of the Rotary Club of Battle Creek Educational Fund.
Salvation Army/Melvin H., Doris A., and Fovette E. Dush Fund
Shriner's Children Hospital/Melvin H., Doris A., and Fovette E. Dush Fund
Southwest Michigan Council-Boy Scouts of America/Cathy Heinonen Fund
Southwest Michigan Council-Boy Scouts of America/McPherson Fund
Spiritual Care Consultants of West Michigan/Bill Knapp Memorial Fund
This fund was established to support ongoing education and awareness programs and initiatives in the areas of education and health. Some focus areas include Alzheimer's awareness and education & youth health and wellness.