- Strengthening Philanthropy
- Encouraging Civic Progress
- Protecting the Environment
- Nurturing Community Arts
- Community Capital Projects
- Enhancing the Lives of Children and Their Families
The Frey Foundation provides grants in four areas of focus and primarily for projects that are based in or serving the residents of Kent, Emmet or Charlevoix counties. The areas of the Foundation's strategic grantmaking include:
Each program area page provides further explanation of the Foundation’s priorities as well as lists of current year grants, descriptions of recent grant awards that have great promise, and three years of grant award archives.