Holly Cole serves as the Vice President of Grants and Program at the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation and leads the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Foundation’s comprehensive competitive grants program. In addition, Holly supports the grantmaking initiatives of the committee-advised funds and affiliate foundations. Holly also has the privilege of overseeing the Foundation’s educational initiatives, including the Tri-Cities College Access Network (TCAN) and their competitive scholarship program.
Holly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Social Relations from Kalamazoo College and a Master of Public Administration, with a focus on non-profit management, from Grand Valley State University. Throughout the last decade, she’s had the opportunity to work and lead within a variety of nonprofit settings focused on everything from education to hunger and homelessness, but they’ve all had one thing in common – strategy and impact.