The Living Legacy of
Edward and Frances Frey

Who We Are

Edward and Frances Frey established their foundation in 1974 out of a deep love of community and their commitment to philanthropy. Since that time, two generations of Frey Family have come along to continue their legacy, working to enhance the lives of children and families, protect natural resources, promote the arts, and build community.

Edward J. Frey

Frances T. Frey

Our Mission:

Investing collaboratively in West Michigan to create a better place to live by strengthening its communities, protecting its natural environment, enhancing the arts, and transforming the lives of individuals and families.

Our Values:

We encourage creativity while expecting excellence and accountability in ourselves and others.


Mary Frey Bennett

Ellie Frey Zagel

Edward J. Frey, Jr

Sarah Frey Rose 

David G. Frey Jr.

Campbell W. Frey 

Laura D. Frey

Katrine E. Frey

David G. Frey

John M. Frey
Trustee Emeritus

Mary Caroline “Twink” Frey
Trustee Emeritus

Next Generation

William O. Frey
Next Generation Member

Cynthia A. Frey
Next Generation Member


Steven M. Wilson
(616) 451-0303

Bryana L. Hopkins
Program Assistant
(616) 451-4552

Lynnette J. Ferrell
Senior Program Officer
(616) 451-4522

Leslee A. Rohs
Program Associate
(616) 451-4533

Randy A. VanAntwerp
Chief Financial Officer
(616) 451-4543

Christina B. Gill
Accounting & Office Assistant
(616) 451-4525

Teresa J. Crawford
Grants Manager
(616) 451-4565

Giving by the Numbers

Supporting transparency in grantmaking.

The Frey Foundation publishes its grant investments to the community on an annual basis and also shares the powerful stories and leaders behind them.    We invite you to explore our 2015 annual report highlighting some of our recent grantee partners and the communities they serve.

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