PARTNERS in community, Winter 2019

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Grand Rapids Community Foundation's recent issue of PARTNERS in community is ready for you to read and enjoy! This winter we are excited to bring you stories of the various ways our partners are engaged in giving. View the Winter 2019 PARTNERS in community by clicking here.

Our donor, nonprofit and community partners pool knowledge, passion, influence and resources for the betterment of our community, now and in the future. In this issue you will read stories of the ways partners like you are making an impact.

Community Connector: Eva Aguirre Cooper“I would challenge everyone to find that one thing that really inspires you, that's part of who you are, that connects with others, to make things happen for the better of all our community,” Eva Aguirre Cooper says. Learn more about the many ways she is involved in community and gives back by clicking here.10 Ways to Give and Impact CommunityOur collective impact is meaningful and capable of meeting our shared vision for a better future. No matter your background, age or financial situation, you have something to contribute to that promise. Click here to consider ten ways to partner with the Community Foundation for your giving.
A Legacy of Love and ServiceThrough hard work and determination, Selma Tucker is creating a lasting legacy of love and service in Kent County. He is passionate about safe and affordable housing and decided to partner with the Community Foundation as a 100 New Philanthropist. Click here to read about more of Selma's story.

Expanding Locally Driven Philanthropy by and for Communities of ColorW. K. Kellogg Foundation has selected the Community Foundation as a Catalyzing Community Giving grantee! Click here to read more about how this grant will expand our ability to partner with communities of color in using philanthropy to become agents of their own change.
PARTNERS in ProgressGrand Rapids Community Foundation has the pleasure of working closely with our generous partners and donors to create a flourishing community for many generations to come.Click here to read about the $1.2 million in grants approved by our Board of Trustees in October 2019.