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Paul Sapp

Events Project Manager

psapp@grfoundation.org

616.454.1751 x131

Joined the Community Foundation:
2021

Inspirational Quote:

Life reveals itself, if at all, slowly — and often through patterns discovered in retrospect.

John Rechy

What Paul Does: 

Paul is responsible for the leadership, project management and execution of highly engaging and inclusive in-person and virtual events, meetings and experiences that advance the Community Foundation’s mission and vision. 

What he did before: 

Paul was previously the operations manager at ArtPrize. Prior to ArtPrize, he served in roles at both the Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center at Grand Valley State University and the Family Business Alliance. He received a master's degree in nonprofit management and leadership from Grand Valley State University and holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and music performance.

When Paul isn’t working: 

Paul has been a member of the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus since 2009. He also enjoys traveling, watching a good documentary, exploring a new city, summers in Northern Michigan and spending time with friends.

A few of Paul's favorite things…

Nonprofit:
The Rose Kennedy Conservancy & Barnes Foundation
Place to send out-of-towners:
Tour of the Women’s Way murals across Grand Rapids
Place to eat or drink:
The Littlebird
Part of his job:
Seeing an event go from brainstorm to execution