EIN 38-6057160

Berrien Community Foundation

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The mission of the Berrien Community Foundation is to promote philanthropy, to build a spirit of Community, and to enhance the quality of life in Berrien county through its stewardship of permanently endowed and other funds. To connect the power of the people who care with causes and organizations that strengthen our communities. Community preservation.
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Program areas at Berrien Community Foundation

To take and hold, by gifts, bequest or money for the preservation of objects of historical interest or for religious, eleemosynary, philanthropic or benevolent purposes for public welfare.

Grants made by Berrien Community Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Lakeshore Excellence FoundationGeneral Support, Lancer Leader Donation, Professional Development, 1 To 1 Tech Program$310,000
United Way of Southwest MichiganGeneral Support, Dolly Parton's "imagination Library" Support, Boys & Girsl Club Benton Harbor Support, Capital Campaign$277,545
Mosaic CcdaFresh Start Campaign, Job Training, General Support, Jobs for Life Program, Emerge Innovative Hub Support$195,476
...and 108 more grants made totalling $4,261,208

Who funds Berrien Community Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Hanson Family FoundationGift$2,800,000
Frederick S Upton FoundationProgram Support$2,460,646
The Indianapolis FoundationAlamar Fund Grant Year 3$152,000
...and 15 more grants received

Personnel at Berrien Community Foundation

Susan MathenyProgram Manager
Lisa Cripps-DowneyPresident$132,000
Ray LipscombSecretary$0
Christina HardyTreasurer$0
Phil MakiChair$0
...and 4 more key personnel

Financials for Berrien Community Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,020,292
Program services$600
Investment income and dividends$1,570,052
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$515,465
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$209,199
Total revenues$11,315,608

Form 990s for Berrien Community Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-04-04990View PDF
2021-122022-05-19990View PDF
2020-122021-05-21990View PDF
2019-122021-01-21990View PDF
2018-122019-07-23990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
June 22, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
June 16, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
May 14, 2023
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $1,257,504 from Frederick S Upton Foundation
July 28, 2022
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from Frederick S. Upton Foundation
June 13, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
Community improvement
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
2900 South State St 2e
St Joseph, MI 49085
Metro area
Niles, MI
Website URL
(269) 983-3304
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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