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

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Grand Rapids Community Foundation


Dissolving antiracism nonprofit grants assets to WMCAT
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

“PRFC gave us the kick in the pants we needed,” said Diana Sieger, president of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, which participated in...more

West Michigan professionals rank among 'Top Next-Gen Advisors'
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... serves on the Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Professional Advisory Committee, is a member of Grand Rapids Community...more

Samaritas wins grant for senior housing project
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Samaritas recently received a $100,000 grant from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation to help fund the development of a 53-unit...more

Local philanthropic leaders unite to raise $2 million during coronavirus
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Monday morning, United Way announced that some of West Michigan's most well known philanthropists have...more

Challenge Scholars near the finish line
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Leslie is among the first class of Union students who will qualify for the awards from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, earning their way...more

A scholarship promise for students citywide
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Neal said the Promise Zone Authority will collaborate with the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, which is providing Challenge...more

Inside Track: Harkema lives as 'her authentic self'
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Business/Community Involvement: Board member of Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Our LGBT Fund and volunteer for numerous...more

Do More Good announces new board members
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... Association for Corporate Growth, the advisory council at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, and the deacon board for Blythfield Hills...more

Dunes Resort donates $25K to LGBTQ fund
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... the largest single charitable donation since the resort's opening, and will support Our LGBTQ Fund, a fund of Grand Rapids Community...more

Class of 2020 could get Grand Rapids Promise Zone college scholarships
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Diana Sieger, executive director of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, said she voted in opposition primarily due to timing. “While I...more

Geographic Focus

Kent County, MI

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