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  • Completing your Scholarship Application

    Posted on February 06, 2024

    Completing your Scholarship Application
    Through our annual scholarship program, Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards more than $1 million to local students, fueling their education journeys and personal goals. Scholarship Coordinator Angela Reyna Perez shares updates to the application this [...]
  • Making a Difference Through Year-End Giving

    Posted on November 15, 2023

    Making a Difference Through Year-End Giving
    Throughout Kent County, individuals and families are demonstrating their generosity through giving. Generations of partners have built Grand Rapids Community Foundation and prepared us to meet current demands–those resources are being activated across our county [...]
  • Community at Work, 2022-2023 Annual Report

    Posted on November 01, 2023

    Community at Work, 2022-2023 Annual Report
    Community at work, 2022-2023 Annual Report In its latest year of operations, which ended June 30, 2023, Grand Rapids Community Foundation awarded $17,013,523 in grants to nonprofit organizations and scholarships to students. This and other [...]
  • Update on the Search for our Next President and CEO

    Posted on October 26, 2023

    Update on the Search for our Next President and CEO
    Grand Rapids Community Foundation received significant interest in the President and CEO role, for which active recruitment began in August. The Search Committee, made up of current and former Community Foundation Trustees and volunteers, met [...]
  • Artwork Tribute Honoring Diana R. Sieger

    Posted on October 25, 2023

    Artwork Tribute Honoring Diana R. Sieger
    Grand Rapids Community Foundation has recently unveiled a new piece of artwork in the office’s upper lobby. “Flowers for Diana” is a mixed media piece on canvas created by artist Michael Pfleghaar in 2023. This [...]
  • Partners in Community, fall 2023

    Posted on September 30, 2023

    Partners in Community, fall 2023
    The latest issue of PARTNERS in community, Grand Rapids Community Foundation's magazine, features a highlight on Diana R. Sieger, president, announcements about recent grant and scholarship awards, an overview of the Community Foundation's support for [...]
  • Introducing Our Newest Youth Trustee: Alexandria Smith

    Posted on July 18, 2023

    Introducing Our Newest Youth Trustee: Alexandria Smith
    Grand Rapids Community Foundation and its Board of Trustees benefit greatly from youth trustees who share their knowledge and insights. These local high school students, selected from the Youth Grant Committee, not only contribute their [...]
  • Applications Open for our Next President and CEO

    Posted on July 17, 2023

    Applications Open for our Next President and CEO
    Kittleman & Associates, the firm contracted to support the hiring of Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s next president and CEO, is now accepting applications for the position. The position guide, which outlines the responsibilities of the [...]
  • Lessons for Supporting Community-Led Change

    Posted on July 08, 2023

    Lessons for Supporting Community-Led Change
    Local philanthropy has the power to support community-led change. To make this a reality, many of our partners are eager to learn how to advance equity through their giving. This is especially true for many [...]
  • Partners in Community, summer 2023

    Posted on June 22, 2023

    Partners in Community, summer 2023
    Relationships are the driving force behind the impact we have and will continue to make together. In this issue of PARTNERS in community, Grand Rapids Community Foundation explores various kinds of partnerships that make our [...]