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Mike Goorhouse

Philanthropy Executive
Secondary Education - Math and Spanish
Class of 2008
Alma Mater:

http://calvin.edu

Independent Alum of the Day

Mike Goorhouse is president and CEO of the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area (CFHZ). Mike’s involvement with CFHZ goes back 13 years when he joined the Youth Advisory Committee. He has since spent his entire career in philanthropy including working with private foundations, community foundations and youth grantmakers at the Council of Michigan Foundations, before joining the CFHZ staff in 2012. Mike has been named one of Grand Rapids Business Journal’s top 40 business leaders under the age of 40 and one of the nation’s top 30 Civic Leaders under the age of 30 by the National Conference on Citizenship.

Mike holds a Master of Public Administration in Nonprofit Management from Grand Valley State University as well as a bachelor's degree in secondary education from Calvin College.  He is a Certified Gift Planning Associate and a Certified Fund Raising Manager. Mike has served on numerous nonprofit boards including Kids Food Basket, Learning to Give and the Association for a More Just Society.


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