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.


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 University
This scholarship is given annually by the firm to a student in their second, third or fourth year. Eligible students have demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in architecture or are pursuing a major in engineering with a civil and environmental concentration. 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 Architects Diversity Scholarship Fund at Hope College
In support of advancing the mission of Hope College, this scholarship is awarded to deserving, underrepresented students with financial need. Preference is given to students with demonstrated experience in or commitment to working with the Hispanic community.

AMDG Architects Endowed Scholarship at Rehoboth Christian School
This endowed scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to families and students demonstrating financial need so that they can have access to and benefit from an education at Rehoboth Christian School. Our intent is to support Native American students and to provide greater access to Rehoboth Christian education.

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.

AMDG Architects Scholarship Fund - St. Paul the Apostle School
This AMDG Architects Scholarship Fund was developed to assist students from families demonstrating financial need – providing access to the benefits of a great Catholic education at St. Paul the Apostle School.

Illiana Christian High School Endowed Scholarship for Adaptive learning
As part of the Illiana Christian High School capital campaign fund, this endowed scholarship provides opportunities for adaptive learning that aligns with their Christian faith both inside and outside of the classroom.

South Christian High School Endowed Scholarship for tuition assistance
This endowed scholarship provides tuition assistance to South Christian High School students with financial need, providing them the opportunity to benefit from a faith-based education.

AMDG Architects Scholarship Fund at Catholic Central High School
The AMDG scholarship fund at Catholic Central High School provides needs-based tuition support to students of Hispanic / Latino heritage who have actively engaged in their community through service.

AMDG Architects Endowed Scholarship at West Catholic High School
The AMDG scholarship fund at Catholic Central High School provides needs-based tuition support to students of Hispanic / Latino heritage who have actively engaged in their community through service.

Deacon Kenneth Baldwin Memorial Fund for Seminarian Formation
In memory of Deacon Kenneth Baldwin, this endowed fund provides support for seminarian education and formation for the Diocese of Grand Rapids.

AMDG Architects Endowed Scholarship Fund at Bethany Christian School
Students in need of financial assistance entering 9th grade at Bethany Christian School are eligible to benefit from this fund in the form of an annual scholarship award. The AMDG endowed fund allows recipients the possibility to receive the scholarship award each year throughout their 4 years of high school. Priority will be given to Latino/Hispanic students of families in need of financial assistance.

AMDG Architects Endowed Scholarship Fund at Wheaton Academy
AMDG established this Endowed Scholarship Fund to provide a worthy student demonstrating financial need the opportunity to benefit from an education at Wheaton Academy.


  • 20 Liters
  • Alger Park CRC
  • All Belong
  • Association for A More Just Society
  • AYA Youth Collective
  • Barnabas Ministries, Inc.
  • Benjamin’s Hope
  • Bethany Christian Schools
  • BE WELL Center
  • Catholic Information Center
  • 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
  • Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church
  • Flat River Outreach Ministries
  • Foundation for Catholic Secondary Education – West Catholic
  • Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
  • Friendship CRC – GEMS
  • Georgetown Harmony Homes
  • Grand Rapids Center for Community Transformation
  • Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
  • Grand Rapids Symphony
  • Grandville Christian Schools
  • Guiding Light
  • Hand2Hand Ministries
  • Heart of West MI United Way
  • Heart of West MI United Way – Family Stability Program
  • Heart of West MI United Way – Youth Education Program
  • HELP Pregnancy Aid
  • Holland Christian Schools
  • Holland Community Aquatics Center
  • Home Repair Services
  • Hope Academy
  • Hope College
  • Hospice Visions
  • Humane Society of West Michigan
  • Jackson Hole Classical Academy
  • Jenison Christian Schools
  • Kids Food Basket
  • Mel Trotter Ministries
  • Michigan Architectural Foundation
  • Neland Ave. CRC Building Fund
  • Noordeloos Christian Reformed Missions
  • Northwest Indiana Food Bank
  • Our Shepherds – Our Future, Inc.
  • Pregnancy Resource Center
  • Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary
  • Ravenna Baptist Church
  • Reclaim13
  • Rehoboth Christian Schools
  • Rock Steady Boxing
  • Rockford Rotary Foundation
  • Safe Haven Ministries
  • Shrine of St. Francis Xavier & Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • South Christian High School
  • St. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church
  • St. John Paul II Parish
  • St. Joseph the Worker Parish
  • St. Paul Center
  • St. Robert Catholic School
  • Starlight Ministries
  • The Luke Society
  • Timothy Christian Schools
  • Tom Hofmann Baseball Scholarship
  • Treetops collective
  • Trinitarians of Mary
  • Trinity Christian College
  • Urban Roots
  • Westra Bye Memorial Art Foundation
  • Wheaton Academy
  • Women’s Resource Center
  • WORLD movers
  • World Renew
  • Zuni Christian Mission School

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

Past Speakers
  • Charles Burke, President & CEO of Meijer Gardens

    In-Person Event at AMDG  |  Thursday, May 11, 2023

    A Remarkable Moment


    Charles Burke, recently appointed President & CEO of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, previously served as President and CEO of The War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms, a waterfront cultural campus that curates experiences focusing on arts, culture, film, patriotism, community connectivity, and leadership. The Washington, D.C., metropolitan region native is passionate about providing unfettered accessibility to the arts for all, spent a significant portion of his career as both an executive and orchestral conductor for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and is recognized for his leadership and commitment toward healthy, connected communities.

    Charles holds degrees from George Mason University and West Virginia University, received executive leadership training at Harvard Business School and Columbia College, is a Leadership Detroit XXXV graduate, and enjoys many volunteer roles. He began his service-based career as a public school music teacher in Fairfax County, Virginia, and was nominated for the National Sallie Mae First Class Teaching Award. A later International Network of Schools Community Partnership Award nomination lauded his collaborative work between the DSO and Detroit School of Arts.