Serving Every Aspect Of The Community: AAACF Prepares For Annual Meeting

Apr 30, 2019

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation Logo
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The community is invited to the annual meeting of the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation annual meeting coming up Monday, May 6th.

89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry talked to foundation CEO Neel Hajra about the organization's impact on the Washtenaw County community and a big announcement they plan to make at the upcoming meeting.

Ann Arbor Area Foundation CEO Neel Hajra
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Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation CEO Neel Hajra says they have over a dozen different grant programs serving every aspect of the community.

The foundation's annual community meeting is coming up on Monday, May 6, which is open to the public starting at 5:30 at the Morris Lawrence building on the Washtenaw Community College campus.  You can RSVP on the foundation's website, but that is not necessary to attend. 

Hajra says hundreds of people who really care about the community typically attend.  The event includes a community conversation that begins around 7 PM, including what’s going on and what they’re trying to do about it. 

The foundation is planning to make a big community announcement at the meeting.  After 55 years, the foundation will be introducing an entirely new way for them to use the capital that they steward to make a positive difference in the lives of the people in the community.

(From L to R) Neel Hajra and Lisa Barry
Credit Lisa Barry / 89.1 WEMU

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