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.


David G. Frey

Mary E. Frey Bennett
Vice Chairwoman

Edward J. Frey, Jr

Campbell W. Frey
Assistant Treasurer

David G. Frey Jr.

Eleonora H. Frey Zagel

Laura D. Frey

Sarah R. Frey Rose

William O. Frey

John M. Frey
Trustee Emeritus

Mary Caroline “Twink” Frey
Trustee Emeritus

Next Generation

Katrine E. Frey
Next Generation Member

Cynthia A. Frey
Next Generation Member


Steven M. Wilson
(616) 451-0303

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

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

Leslee A. Rohs
Office Coordinator
(616) 451-4533

Randy A. VanAntwerp
Director of Financial Operations
(616) 451-4543

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

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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