The HYP Fund

The HYP Fund is an endowed Donor Advised Fund held at the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area.

To support organizations that provide and encourage leadership development throughout the greater Holland area.


  • To encourage philanthropy from Holland’s young professionals in order to perpetuate the philanthropic tradition that makes our community unique.
  • To create a lasting legacy of HYP.
  • To give HYP a focused community involvement/philanthropic goal, while still allowing for diverse avenues of giving.

Some of the organizations that have benefited recently from HYP Fund grants include:


  • Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year Award
  • Step Up Summer Camp
  • West Coast Leadership Scholarship 


  • Culture Works Youth Advisory Council 
  • Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance Calling All Colors
  • West Coast Leadership Scholarship


  • Good Samaritan Industries' Circles program - Circles National Conference Attendance (2016)
  • Holland Rescue Mission's Gateway Center - Gateway Academy (2016)
  • Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway - Internship Program (2016)
  • Wet Feet/ACTS - technology upgrades for student job applications/GED completion (2015)
  • West Coast Leadership Scholarship

  • Kids' Food Basket - Internship Program (2015)
  • Hope College's Center for Faithful Leadership - Leadership Apprentice program (2015)
  • Latin Americans United for Progress - Adelante! Youth Leadership Development program - college visits (2015)
  • West Coast Leadership Scholarship

The primary way that HYP fundraises for the HYP Fund each year is through annual sponsorships from local businesses.

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