During this unprecedented time of COVID-19, Grand Rapids Community Foundation is committed to maintaining our near 100-year legacy of responding to the community’s most pressing needs. Our primary focus is to address the deep and historic racial, social and economic inequities that exist in our community and are intensified in times of crisis.
The Kent County COVID-19 Recovery Fund is a fund of Grand Rapids Community Foundation established to respond to the near and long-term impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the most marginalized in our community, especially communities of color. This fund will be a vehicle for the Community Foundation and its donor partners to pool resources to collectively support the recovery of nonprofits and small businesses serving those disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kent County COVID-19 Recovery Fund will be non-endowed to ensure dollars will be used to rapidly respond to the evolving crisis and long-term plans for recovery.