Kalamazoo College Fund

Impact Report

Total contributions from July 2016 through June 2017 amounted to over $2.3 million. Thank you for helping K deliver a remarkably rich liberal arts education to students who will provide enlightened leadership in a richly diverse and increasingly complex world. Your continued generosity is tremendously appreciated.

Your Gifts Make a Difference.

The Kalamazoo College Fund provided financial resources to the following areas:



Thanks in part to your contributions, 98 percent of students receive need-based and/or merit-based financial aid. Keeping Kalamazoo College’s world-class education affordable for talented students is a priority.



Your gifts make it possible for K to retain, attract and support an outstanding group of professors who are committed to academic excellence.
Among full-time faculty, 96 percent hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree.


Student Services and Support

Contributions help provide experiential learning opportunities for all students. Gifts make it possible for K students to take advantage of internships, externships, career treks, civic engagement, student leadership opportunities and more.


Campus Renewal

Kalamazoo College is committed to improving the function and beauty of K. For example, LED lighting was installed throughout campus under an energy rebate program coordinated by a student intern.


K Community Support

K supports students in many ways, including counseling services, creating spaces for spiritual gatherings and promoting equity among students of all races and genders. The Counseling Center offers individual and group counseling, as well as outreach programming.

The K-Plan


Kalamazoo College students bring extraordinary depth and passion to their fields of interest as they develop critical and analytical thinking skills.


Participants in this key component of the K-Plan will remember this experience as a defining time in their lives.


Students gain hands-on learning experience by participating in a variety of programs.


K students undertake Senior Individualized Projects (SIPs), which provide opportunities to explore topics of their choosing.

K-Plan Outcomes

Ninety percent of 2017 graduates seeking employment had secured it within six months of graduation.

Seventy-one percent of students engage with the Center for Career and Professional Development through programs and services such as career workshops, internships, externships, career treks and more.

Seventy percent of graduates had an immersive international and intercultural experience.

About two-thirds of students participate in community-based courses and student-led co-curricular programs through community engagement and service-learning projects.

All graduates complete a Senior Individualized Project.

Support Excellence and Opportunity

Gifts to the Kalamazoo College Fund are essential to the growth and support of exceptional programs, scholarships and a strong campus community.

• Visit kzoo.edu/onlinegiving
• Call 269.337.7236
• Email kcf@kzoo.edu
• Mail: Kalamazoo College Fund
1200 Academy Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49006