Benefiting residents with disabilities and charitable needs throughout Newaygo County.

The Amazing X Charitable Trust exists to support residents with disabilities and address general charitable needs in our community. It was established in 1978 by members of the Gerber family.

Grant requests are accepted for projects or programs that:

  • Serve people with disabilities
  • Address general charitable needs
  • Are innovative, collaborative, and have a significant, measurable impact


Application deadline* July 15
Grant notifications September/October

*If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, grant applications will be due on the next business day.

Board of Trustees:

  • Nate Kooistra, President
  • Kathy Misak, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Dawn Anderson
  • Ada Linderman
  • Mary Ethel Lobrigas
  • Randy McDonald
  • Peggy Rossler
  • Helen Taube
  • Susan Wente
  • Susan Zeerip