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The Foundations Endowments and Family Offices (FEFO) is a collaboration between the Grand Valley State University, the Brooks Capital Management, The Council of Michigan Foundations, and the FEFO Steering committee members. FEFO supports family offices and foundation endowments in West Michigan by bringing together investment managers and advisors to share best practices on investing, learn about the unique challenges of managing family wealth, plan for optimal family legacy for future generations, and help develop asset management talent in the region.

Mission Statement

  • Sharing best practices to preserve and build the financial legacy assets of foundation, endowments, family offices

Guiding Principles

  • Access to thought leaders
  • Build networks
  • Develop talent
  • Serve as resource to foundation, endowments, family offices
  • Capitalize on collective strength as a group