an affiliate of the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation

We Can Help You Make A Lasting Difference

Gather Gifts. Grow Funds. Give Back. 

The Allendale Community Foundation is a local nonprofit that helps people support Allendale today and in the future. Gifts to the Foundation do good work within the community, forever.

Personalized Service. We make giving easy and effective. We offer a number of great giving options, and we accept a wide variety of gifts. You can contribute cash, stocks, bonds, property, or make a planned gift. You may establish a fund in your name or in the name of a loved one. All gifts to the community foundation are tax deductible. Please contact your tax professional for further information.

Local Expertise. Our in-depth understanding of the issues, opportunities and resources that shape our community is at your service. We monitor all areas of community need—including arts & culture, economic & community betterment, education, the environment, and health & human services. We can help you learn more about local organizations and programs that make a difference in areas you care about most.

Community Leadership. We bring diverse people and organizations together to address local issues and opportunities. We invest in the long term. Our business is building a strong community.

Our Impact

For Good. For All. For Ever.

In 2016, the community foundation granted $16,658.26 to area nonprofit organizations. These gifts benefit many areas of community life, including:


Allendale Christian School – Outdoor Classroom


Allendale Public Schools – 5th Annual Allendale Community Field Day “Things That Cycle”


Grand Valley State University – Fall Arts Celebration


Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department – Bike Helmets for the Back to School Night


Allendale Community Foundation Advisory Board

Ben Meyer


Kristi Roelofs

Vice Chair

Jim Beelen


Rob Bristow


Mark Allen

Kellen Brusveen

Rebecca Casler

Gwen Luban

Hilda Wittengen

Gwen VanTimmeren

Allendale Community Foundation   |   P. O. Box 365, Allendale, MI 49401   |   616-895-4777