Community Support

It takes a community to impact a community. As an independent 501(c)(3) organization, we could not do what we do without the generous financial support of numerous individuals, foundations, and corporations.

We owe tremendous thanks to the following foundations and corporate donors who have made financial commitments to Growing Hope.

Foundation Supporters

  • Americana Foundation
  • Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
  • Ann Arbor Farm & Garden
  • Big Green DAO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
  • Carls Foundation
  • DTE Energy Foundation
  • Fruit Guys Community Fund
  • James A. & Faith Knight Foundation
  • Joseph & Vera Dresner Foundation
  • Key Bank Foundation
  • Michigan Fitness Foundation
  • Michigan Health Endowment Fund
  • Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation
  • Trinity Health Foundation
  • Toyota Motors North America
  • United Way of Southeast Michigan
  • Washtenaw County Health Department
  • Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development
  • Washtenaw County Racial Equity Office

Corporate & Organization Supporters

Cultivator Sponsors


POP Club Sponsor

Planter & Seed Starter Sponsors

Community Partners

Growing Hope maintains partnerships with numerous community agencies and nonprofits in Washtenaw County. These partnerships allow us to deepen our impact and gain greater efficiency and effectiveness in our programming.


  • Argus Farm Stop
  • Bright Futures of EMU in Ypsilanti
  • Center for Regional Food Systems at MSU
  • Eastern Michigan University Community Engagement Council
  • Fair Food Network
  • FedUp Ministries
  • Food Gatherers
  • The Greenbelt Commission
  • Hope Clinic
  • MI FarmLink
  • Michigan Incubator Kitchen Network
  • Michigan Flower Growers Cooperative
  • Michigan Good Food Charter
  • Michigan ICC on Food Policy
  • Michigan Farmers Market Association
  • Michigan Local Food Policy Council Network
  • Michigan Integrated Food and Farming Systems
  • Project Grow
  • The Farm at Trinity Health
  • Washtenaw County Black Farmers Fund
  • Washtenaw County Food Policy Council
  • Washtenaw County Public Health
  • Washtenaw County Office of Community & Economic Development
  • Willow Run Acres
  • Ypsi Peace House
  • Ypsilanti Farm to School Committee
  • Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels
  • Ypsilanti Community Schools Coordinated School Health Team