The Guido A. and Elizabeth H. Binda Foundation is a private foundation that provides
philanthropic support to nonprofit organizations headquartered in Calhoun County, Michigan,
and to those which, although headquartered elsewhere, have permanent facilities and ongoing
programming commitments in Calhoun County. The Foundation, with assets in excess of $20 million,
makes grants totaling approximately $1 million per year benefitting the residents of Calhoun
County. In order to improve the outcomes and maximize the impact of our grantmaking, the
Foundation has identified specific areas of strategic emphasis for its work. Although the
Foundation may accept proposals for other legitimate charitable purposes, the vast majority
of its attention and resources will be invested within the following areas of strategic
emphasis: Education, Arts and Culture, Healthcare and Social Services.
Education is the common thread throughout the majority of all Binda grants.