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Jason England

Development Administrative Assistant

jengland@grfoundation.org

616.454.1751 x113

Joined the Community Foundation:
2013

Inspirational Quote:

The task ahead of us is never as great as the power behind us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What Jason does:

Jason serves as assistant to the Development and Philanthropic Services teams. He also supports the Community Foundation's Community Leadership Initiatives. 

What he did before:

Previously, Jason worked as the receptionist for Grand Rapids Community Foundation where he fielded calls, welcomed guests and served as the voice for the Community Foundation. Before that, he worked at Grand Rapids Ophthalmology in patient relations, scheduling all appointments and triaging all emergency calls. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Cornerstone University. 

When Jason’s not working:

Most of his free time involves running, biking and staying healthy. He can also be found enjoying great conversation with a friend or two at the many breweries or fine establishments throughout the city of Grand Rapids. 

A few of Jason's favorite things…

Nonprofit:
The HQ
Place to send out-of-towners:
Oval Beach
Place to eat or drink:
Butcher's Union, Eastern Kille Distillery
Part of his job:
Interacting with the many visitors who grace the Community Foundation every day