Grand Rapids Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization that connects people, passion and resources—building and managing Kent County's permanent endowment and helping philanthropists accomplish their unique goals. The Community Foundation provides grants to nonprofits, scholarships to students and other supports to eliminate barriers to opportunity, prosperity and belonging.

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Our President and CEO

The Community Foundation is excited to welcome LaSandra "Sandra" Gaddy as our next president and CEO. With more than 25 years of nonprofit and corporate leadership experience in West Michigan, LaSandra brings extensive expertise in team development, strategic planning, forming collaborative partnerships and fundraising. Read the full announcement.

Philanthropists Among Us

Both of us get a great sense of pride by giving back to and supporting the causes that have impacted us and the community in which we live. We both feel that we give so other people have opportunities and that helping other people succeed is one of the greatest rewards.

Colin Chelovich and Molly Tupper Chelovich
Learn About Our 100 New Philanthropists

Recent news and publications

2022-2023 Annual Report

Join Grand Rapids Community Foundation as we explore conversations about growth, philanthropy and the future. Find videos of compelling conversations with partners, articles describing a year of impact and a message from leadership about what it means to activate our North Star today and into the future.

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