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  • Remembering Rená Guttrich

    Posted on November 07, 2022 – Posted by:

    Remembering Rená Guttrich

    With heavy hearts we mourn the loss of Rená Guttrich. The memory of her warmth and light will be cherished deeply by her friends and colleagues. “We will miss her smile, positive attitude and fun…
  • Partners in Community, fall 2022

    Posted on September 26, 2022 – Posted by:

    Partners in Community, fall 2022

    The third installment in the Centennial Collection of the PARTNERS in community, Grand Rapids Community Foundation's quarterly magazine, focuses on collaboration. Partners are at the core of what we do. We know that we cannot…
  • Planning Ahead for Year-End Giving

    Posted on September 24, 2022 – Posted by: Shaun Shira

    Planning Ahead for Year-End Giving

    As the seasons change and 2023 draws near, you may be searching for a way to help people and organizations in our community through charitable giving. Don’t wait until December to begin your year-end giving…
  • Remembering Tom Fox

    Posted on September 07, 2022 – Posted by:

    Remembering Tom Fox

    We mourn the loss of Tom Fox, a truly generous philanthropist and enthusiastic friend of Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Alongside his wife Mickie, who survives, Tom had a long partnership with the Community Foundation. He…
  • Posted on September 06, 2022 – Posted by:

    Community Foundation Celebrates Chaille Award Winners

    Honoring 100 New Philanthropists In its centennial year, Grand Rapids Community Foundation has met a decade-long goal—completing the 100 New Philanthropists cohort of donor partners. The Community Foundation established the effort in 2012. These partners…
  • PARTNERS in community, summer 2022

    Posted on July 19, 2022 – Posted by:

    PARTNERS in community, summer 2022

    As we near the halfway point of our centennial year, we are eager to share the new issue of PARTNERS in community with you! This second installment in the Centennial Collection of the magazine…
  • Meeting (and Exceeding!) a Decade-long Goal

    Posted on May 25, 2022 – Posted by:

    Meeting (and Exceeding!) a Decade-long Goal

    100 New Philanthropist partners commit to financial support, community engagement and future giving as the Community Foundation looks to our second century A decade ago, Grand Rapids Community Foundation set out to usher in our…
  • PARTNERS in community, spring 2022

    Posted on March 15, 2022 – Posted by:

    PARTNERS in community, spring 2022

    Centennial year is here! Grand Rapids Community Foundation is celebrating 100 years of service and impact alongside partners like you. During this year, there will be four specially curated Centennial Collection issues of PARTNERS…
  • Newly Established Somos Comunidad Fund Makes First Grants

    Posted on February 22, 2022 – Posted by:

    Newly Established Somos Comunidad Fund Makes First Grants

    After years of planning, a fund has been created by and for Latinos at Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Somos Comunidad Fund was created by community members who participated in committees and listening sessions. Committee members…
  • Remembering Lena Meijer

    Posted on January 16, 2022 – Posted by:

    Remembering Lena Meijer

    We honor the memory of Lena Meijer, whose gifts were compassion, love and caring. Our community has benefitted greatly from generosity of the Meijer family. In 2006, Grand Rapids Community Foundation awarded Fred and Lena…
  • A New Century of Service and Impact

    Posted on January 04, 2022 – Posted by:

    A New Century of Service and Impact

    A message from Diana Sieger, president. Happy New Year! This year, Grand Rapids Community Foundation will celebrate our 100th anniversary; a century of responding to the everchanging needs of Greater Grand Rapids. This milestone year…
  • PARTNERS in community, winter 2021

    Posted on December 14, 2021 – Posted by:

    PARTNERS in community, winter 2021

    As we approach our centennial year, Grand Rapids Community Foundation is renewing our commitment to this community using the power of collaboration with our partners to ensure all voices are heard. In the winter…