Supporting worthy causes

You can learn a lot about people by how they give of their time and resources. A company is no different. At AMDG, our investment in a variety of causes makes us who we are. We are privileged to be able to do it.

Scholarships

AMDG Scholarship Assistance Fund at San Juan Diego Academy
The AMDG Architects endowment Fund at San Juan Diego Academy provides scholarship money for San Juan Diego Academy students that aids in nurturing the future of Hispanic Catholic Leaders.

AMDG Scholarship at Calvin College
This scholarship is given annually by the firm to a student in their second, third or fourth year in the pre-architecture program demonstrating interest in pursuing a career in architecture. The scholarship is given based on financial need with preference to ethnic minority or international students, women and/ or non-Christian Reformed members. AMDG has sponsored this scholarship since 2000.

AMDG Architects, Inc Educational Support Services Endowment Fund at Grand Rapids Christian Schools
This endowment fund supports the Grand Rapids Christian Schools (GRCS) by ensuring they possess the resources needed to support and celebrate the gifts and abilities of each student. GRCS offers Educational Support Services (ESS) for those who may need assistance beyond the traditional classroom, serving over 350 children among all Grand Rapids Christian Schools with a wide variety of individualized services.
AMDG Daniel Visser Applied Technology Fund at Grand Rapids Christian Schools
AMDG Architects established this fund at the Grand Rapids Christian Schools Foundation in honor of Daniel Visser, a former teacher at Grand Rapids Christian High School. This fund ensures that the Applied Technology program possesses the resources needed to provide excellent educational programs to train students in the areas of construction, manufacturing, engineering, and architecture.
Illiana Christian High School Endowed Scholarship for Adaptive learning
South Christian High School Endowed Scholarship for tuition assistance
AMDG Architects Scholarship Fund at Catholic Central High School

Donations

  • 3:11 Youth Housing
  • All Belong
  • Association for A More Just Society
  • BE WELL Center
  • Benjamin’s Hope
  • Charity Global, Inc: Water
  • Cherry Health Services
  • Children’s Healing Center
  • Christian Reformed Conference Grounds
  • Cutlerville East CRC
  • D.A. Blodgett / St. Johns
  • Deos Contemporary Ballet LLC
  • Down Syndrome Assoc. of Michigan
  • Foundation for Catholic Secondary Education – West Catholic
  • Friendship CRC – GEMS
  • Georgetown Harmony Homes
  • Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
  • Grand Rapids Symphony
  • Hand 2 Hand Ministries
  • Harbor Humane Society – West Olive, MI
  • Heart of West MI United Way
  • Holland Christian Schools
  • Hope Academy
  • Hope College
  • Humane Society of West Michigan
  • Mel Trotter Ministries
  • Neland Ave. CRC Building Fund
  • Our Shepherds – Our Future, Inc.
  • Pregnancy Resource Center
  • Rock Steady Boxing
  • Rockford Rotary Foundation
  • Shrine of St. Francis Xavier & Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • St. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church
  • St. John Paul II Parish
  • St. Robert Catholic School
  • The Luke Society
  • Treetops collective
  • Trinity Christian College
  • Women’s Resource Center

Speaker Series

Wise words

It’s important to hear what people in our community have to say, especially those who are well informed. We are honored to be able to host leaders on topics ranging from creativity and design to globalization, faith, and technology.

Upcoming Speakers

AMDG June Speaker Series feat. Kevin Stotts – Online Event

Speaker Series Topic: Knowing yourself and building effective teams

Friday, June 5th, 2020 


Speaker Bio

Kevin Stotts is President of Talent 2025, a CEO-led effort in western Michigan to improve the quality of the region’s talent development, attraction, and retention efforts. As President, he works with business, education, workforce, and economic development leaders, as well as policy makers, to ensure West Michigan is a top-20 region for talent.

Prior to joining Talent 2025, Kevin served as Vice President of Community Programs for the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce where he launched Hello West Michigan, an employer-led effort to attract talent to the region.

Prior to joining Talent 2025, Kevin has led several non-profit organizations related to education, workforce, and community development.

Kevin serves on several statewide, regional, and local boards and commissions related to education and workforce and was a member of Governor Rick Snyder’s 21st Century Education Commission and an American Enterprise Institute Fellow.

Originally from the Detroit area, Kevin earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Michigan State University. Kevin now resides in Grand Rapids with his wife Stephanie and their three children: Katie, Matt, and Ben.

To attend this virtual event RSVP on Eventbrite and a digital invitation link to the Zoom meeting will be sent by email.
We look forward to connecting with you!
-thank you

Past Speakers
  • Sean Nolan

    AMDG May Speaker Series feat. Sean Nolan – Online Event

    Speaker Series Topic: The Beauty of Work


    Friday, May 15th, 2020 

    Work is an ordinary part of our lives: it organizes our days, shapes our culture, and directs much of our energies. In this series, we will explore the dignity, goodness, and meaning of work, putting focus on the idea that work has the potential for beauty and deep human excellence.

    Speaker Bio

    Sean's passion for culture, values, and mission started with studying physics in his first year in college. From physics, he turned to the human person and how we learn, grow, work, and live well. Along the way, he also earned degrees in theology, history, and philosophy, continuing to think about big questions and their consequences.

    Sean teaches Theology, Latin, and Philosophy at the secondary and post-secondary levels and has experience building culture and learning paths at the primary, secondary, and post-secondary levels. Sean also direct the Households System for West Catholic, a building-wide small group mentoring program for students. He helps organizations transform their culture in relation to their mission and values. But, most of all, Sean inspires individuals and the organizations for which they work to live well and work well in an increasingly networked, changing, and diverse world.

    Outside the office, he is happily married and has five wonderful, funny and different, children. He loves spending time playing, being absolutely silly, and growing with them. Running occasional duathlons - like a triathlon, but without the drowning - helps him stay healthy and energetic.