Village Gives Village Gives Back Foundation
Village Gives Back Foundation (VGBF) is a non‐profit certified development company whose mission is to help fund community development in Minnesota. In 2011, The Village Gives Back Foundation (VGBF) started a corporate donor advised fund and is committed to annual grant‐making that supports economic development programs throughout the state of Minnesota.

 To determine if a project fits VGBF guidelines and interests, applicants must submit an online application of inquiry describing the proposed project. Grant making meetings are held throughout the year. To be considered for the current year, your application must be received on or before September 30. Online applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis, and will be submitted to VGBF upon receipt.

Please Visit: http://www.villageautomotivegroup.com/gives/ for more information.

Employee Well-Being

 The Village Automotive Group Wellbeing Committee is the primary entity that drives programs to sustain long-term health promotion within our dealerships. The Wellbeing committee helps plan and implement workplace policies, drive health promotions and events that encourage ongoing engagement, and increased productivity which leads to reduced risk of chronic diseases. Below is the model “Six Elements to Well-Being” our committee follows and uses in the recognition of our employee wellbeing accomplishments. 
Success Stories from our Employees:

Kevin Kriegshauser

Jim Guettler

Josh Essig
Well-Being
Community Events Community Events

Village Automotive Group dealerships participate and support numerous events and programs throughout the year in their local communities. As an example these are some of the efforts we have participated in, but are not inclusive.

Be Pink, BEAR’ly Open Community Dance, Boat-In Theatre on Lake Minnetonka, Cities 97: Oake on the Water, Customer Events, Ducks Unlimited, Dunwoody, Get Your Rear In Gear, Hennepin County: Wellness by Design, Lexus Hybrid Program, Luck O’ the Lake, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Twins, Minnetonka High School, Suburban Corvettes of MN, Taste of Stillwater, Toys for Tots, Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce, Wayzata High School, Wish Ball, Youth Baseball and Hockey

To view some examples of community efforts by our stores, click the links below.

http://www.lexusofwayzata.com/Community
http://www.lexusofmaplewood.com/Community
http://www.villagechev.com/Community
Ideas or Suggestions



Do you have a great idea for an event or a wellness suggestion?
Village Automotive Group would like to hear from you!

Please email: ideas@villageautomotivegroup.com