Grand Rapids Community Foundation (MI)



Grand Rapids Community Foundation leads the community in making positive, sustainable change. Through its grantmaking and leadership initiatives it helps to foster academic achievement, build economic prosperity, achieve healthy ecosystems, encourage healthy people, support social enrichment, and create vibrant neighborhoods.

Web Address

www.grfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @GRCommFound

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Recent News from Grand Rapids Community Foundation


Community Foundations Move Millions to Support Community Investments
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Philadelphia Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

More unusual, however, was the decision of the Fresno-based Central Valley Community Foundation to deposit $2.6 million, “making the...more

East Grand Rapids to have fireworks, 5K, more for Fourth of July
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... July 4, starting at 8:30 a.m. with the Reeds Lake Trail Blazer, a 5K walk/run that benefits projects of the East Grand Rapids Community...more

Nonprofit opens fundraising campaign for 121-acre nature area
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... Community Foundation, Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Third Coast Development, Wege Foundation and Wolverine Worldwide...more

Catholic Central High School top grads
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Activities and awards: Valedictorian, varsity swim, National Merit Scholarship recipient, Grand Rapids Community Foundation Youth Grant...more

RPC's minority inclusion goal a welcomed sight
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

It also is notable that Grand Rapids Community Foundation's priority in participation is assessing the social impact of its partnership with RPC...more

Significance of early education cannot be overstated
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Frey Foundation and others have provided funding support to those programs, numbering approximately...more

'Golden age of giving'
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

That's according to research by Michael Moody, Frey Foundation chair for Family Philanthropy at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. He said the next generation of...more

Initiatives support minority entrepreneurial initiatives in West Michigan
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

“Grand Rapids Community Foundation is committed to working with community partners like Ferris State University to build an inclusive economy to grow a thriving community,” Foundation President...more

Philanthropy's Seven Deadly Sins
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation, McGregor Fund

How can the impulse to help others, which led to $390 billion in philanthropic giving in 2016 according to GivingUSA, be coupled with the concept of sin? Many people are familiar with the sins of the...more

A new kind of community garden
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

Thanks to the support of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Urban Roots is thrilled to be hosting a full day of training for individuals, community organizations, schools, and nonprofits to learn...more

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Kent County, MI

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