© 2019 The Guido A. & Elizabeth H. Binda Foundation

"An education foundation designed to promote learning throughout the lifespan and to encourage people to improve the quality of life in their community"

 

Guido A. & Elizabeth H. Binda Foundation

The Guido A. and Elizabeth H. Binda Foundation is a private foundation that provides philanthropic support to nonprofit organizations headquartered in Calhoun County, Michigan, and to those which, although headquartered elsewhere, have programming commitments in Calhoun County. The Foundation, with assets in excess of $20 million, makes grants totaling approximately $1 million per year benefiting the residents of Calhoun County.

 

In order to improve the outcomes and maximize the impact of our grant-making, the Foundation has identified specific areas of strategic emphasis for its work. Although the Foundation reserves the flexibility to accept proposals for other legitimate charitable purposes, the vast majority of its attention and resources will be invested within the following areas of strategic emphasis:

EDUCATION

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

ARTS & CULTURE

 

Education / Lifelong

Learning

 

Health & Human Services

 

Arts & Culture

  • Literacy through the lifespan
  • Kindergarten readiness
  • Quality schools & learning experiences
  • High school graduation or High School Equivalence
  • Post-secondary career-readiness aligned with industry-specific credentials

 

 

  • Quality health & human service programs
  • Quality health education, including maternal and child health

 

 

  • Robust arts & culture organizations through capacity building
  • Local community arts & culture events

 

 

"An education foundation designed to promote learning throughout the lifespan and to encourage people to improve the quality of life in their community"
Guido A. & Elizabeth H. Binda Foundation