Our Partners


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Coordinated Funding

The Washtenaw Coordinated Funders are a collaboration of the Office of Community Development (representing the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, and Washtenaw Urban County), the United Way of Washtenaw County, the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, and the RNR Foundation.

The Washtenaw Coordinated Funders seek to better coordinate our funding of human service programs in Washtenaw County around shared priorities. This effort involves better sharing of information among us, closer work with local nonprofits to establish common community goals, and increased cooperation in our funding decisions.

Washtenaw Literacy

Washtenaw Literacy’s mission is to provide free literacy instruction customized to the needs of adults throughout Washtenaw County, utilizing a trained network of volunteer tutors.

Washtenaw Literacy is currently working with Foundations Preschool on the Self-Determined Parent Project. Read more here.

Food Gatherers

Food Gatherers exists to alleviate hunger and eliminate its causes in our community.

With over 70,000 meals served each year at Foundations Preschool, we rely on the healthy food we get from Food Gathers for our children.

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church has helps Foundations Preschool School in a number of ways:

  • Growing fresh produce during the summer months and bringing them to Foundations Preschool for distribution
  • Providing gift cards during the holidays to help parents purchase gifts for their children (a part of our Parent Empowerment Program)
  • Donating Thanksgiving dinner fixings for families to take home
  • Hosting a Christmas party at the church for our families to attend – visit with Santa included!
  • Other volunteer activities as needed

United Way of Washtenaw County

The United Way of Washtenaw County has been working to improve the lives of families in our community since 1922.

Professional Volunteer Corps

Professional Volunteer Corps is a membership based volunteer and social organization for single people over 25 that has something for everyone. We lend a helping hand on community projects for local non-profits – and offer social activities such as restaurant club, movies, theater, festivals, game nights, a walking group and more!