EIN 38-6087967

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
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The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation enriches the quality of life in their region through its knowledgeable leadership, engaged grantmaking, and creative partnerships with donors to make philanthropic investments and build endowment.
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Program areas at Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Aaacf fulfills its exempt purpose by granting funds to a variety of tax-exempt organizations, primarily in the washtenaw county Area, through a competitive process determined by staff and Community leaders. Since its founding more than a half century ago, over $90 million has been distributed through 16,800+ grants and scholarships. Signature programs include a Community scholarship program to incentivize college degree attainment by local students; the empowerment fund, which supports young black men in attaining educational success; advancement of healthy & fulfilling aging for all; a deep commitment to health and human services, funding both programs and systems change; and an allocation of 5% of our endowment to local impact investments.

Grants made by Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Veterans ConnectedHuman Services - Other / Mutlipurpose$1,025,000
Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV)Animals$425,485
Regents of the University of MichiganEducation / Health - Physical & General Health Care / Arts, Culture, Humanities / Human Services - Other / Multipurpose$345,914
...and 183 more grants made totalling $8,296,831

Who funds Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Buhr FoundationTermination of the Buhr Foundation Into Nine Charitable Funds at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation.$6,532,166
Washtenaw Housing AllianceAffordable Housing$500,000
Council of Michigan FoundationsState Equity Fund Pilot Grant and Other$226,698
...and 19 more grants received totalling $7,994,670

Personnel at Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Dorcas PattersonDirector of Human Relations and Operations and Executive Assistant To Chief Executive Officer
Shannon PolkPresident and Chief Executive Officer$196,417
James HunterChief Financial Officer$128,775
Jamie HunterChief Financial Officer and Vice President for Operations
Jillian RosenVice President for Community Investment$101,182
...and 11 more key personnel

Financials for Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,260,327
Program services$9,850
Investment income and dividends$3,466,089
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$15,545,666
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$23,281,932

Form 990s for Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-09990View PDF
2021-122022-11-10990View PDF
2020-122021-10-29990View PDF
2019-122021-02-26990View PDF
2018-122020-01-22990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Chester County Community Foundation (CCCF)West Chester, PA$21,195,715
Oshkosh Area Community Foundation Corporation (OACF)Oshkosh, WI$17,534,681
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Data update history
January 20, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
January 14, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
December 31, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
December 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 16 new grant, including a grant for $6,532,166 from The Buhr Foundation
July 15, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
EducationCommunity improvement
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsOperates internationallyState / local levelEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
301 N Main St 300
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Metro area
Ann Arbor, MI
Website URL
(734) 663-0401
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IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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