About Us

Who We Are

The Whitecaps Community Foundation was founded in 2012 and now oversees all philanthropic activity for the West Michigan Whitecaps. With a growing number of exciting programs and an annual community impact of over 1.4 million dollars, the Whitecaps Community Foundation has become a vital piece of the West Michigan charitable community. With children and their families in the West Michigan area as our main focus, the Whitecaps Community Foundation is working to make sure that families have access to social, educational, and recreational programs.

Our Mission

The Whitecaps Community Foundation, the nonprofit extension of the West Michigan Whitecaps, organization dedicated to enriching the lives of youth and their families by providing them with access to fun, baseball, team-dynamics, and other recreational opportunities. With the help and generosity of West Michigan residents and community partners, the Whitecaps Community Foundation continues to make the West Michigan area a better place for fun, community, and experiences.

Our History

Since the West Michigan Whitecaps inaugural season in 1994, the Whitecaps have always placed an emphasis on having a strong philanthropic presence in the the West Michigan communities we serve. Over the last twenty-plus years, our charitable endeavors have taken on a variety of forms, culminating with the creation of the Whitecaps Community Foundation in 2012. The Whitecaps Community Foundation and its board members are committed to building upon the rich tradition the Whitecaps have created of giving back to the West Michigan community that has sustained us over the past two decades. With a growing number of exciting programs and an annual community impact of over 1.4 million the Whitecaps Community Foundation has become a vital piece of the West Michigan charitable community.

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