Program Resources



CFED Expanding Economic Opportunity

New America Foundation

National Council of Churches Poverty Initiative

Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Poverty USA


Anti-Poverty Initiatives

Anti-Poverty Initiatives
Spotlight on Poverty

Washington, DC

Move the Mountain Leadership Center


New York City, Center for Economic Opportunity

Bridges out of Poverty

Communication across Barriers


Michigan Resources

Michigan’s Campaign to End Homelessness

Michigan’s Children

Michigan League for Human Services

Michigan Earned Income Tax Credit

Great Start Early Childhood Investment Corporation

Children’s Trust Fund

Michigan Community Action Agency Association

Asset Building

Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity

Alleviating Poverty in Michigan  (Report, 2009)

Kalamazoo Poverty Reduction Initiative

Traverse Bay PRI

Mecosta-Osceola Poverty Reduction Initiative


Selected Funding Resources

Many foundations, including local community foundations, fund programs and initiatives that address poverty. The following are foundations with a major focus on poverty reduction.

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Pathways Out of Poverty

The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Baltimore, MD



Lewis Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations
Western Michigan University
1104 Welborn Hall
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 387-2141