Welcome to Keweenaw Community Foundation

Your Keweenaw Community Foundation is a non-profit, community corporation created by and for the people of Houghton and Keweenaw counties. Our mission is to inspire giving that invests in our community’s quality of life. We’re here to help our donors For good. For ever.

Established in 1994, the Keweenaw Community Foundation is one of more than 700 community foundations in the United States today. We have developed endowments of over $6,600,000 with 90 funds meeting diverse community needs:

KCF provides financial support to qualified tax-exempt organizations for projects aimed at solving community problems and enhancing life in our community. The Community Foundation plays a selected leadership role through service as: a catalyst for change, an innovator to solve problems, a partner with other community organizations, and as a resource for solutions to emerging community needs.

Areas of focus include:

  • Community Development
  • Arts and Culture
  • Health and Human Services
  • Education
  • Youth
  • Natural Resources
  • Economic Development

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PUBLIC DOCUMENTS: Our annual audit, IRS Form 990, IRS Form 990-T, and our annual application for the State of Michigan License to Solicit Donations are available at our office during business hours.