Community at Work, 2022-2023 Annual Report

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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 information were recently released in the organization’s 2022-2023 annual report, sharing how the Community Foundation has used the tools of philanthropy to respond to community needs.

“For more than a century, the Community Foundation has engaged those who love Kent County and our region,” said Diana Sieger, president. “Together we’ve built our resources and positioned ourselves to continue pushing toward our North Star. We aim to create a West Michigan where opportunity, prosperity and belonging are the right of everyone who calls this region home, today and into the future.”

The report includes conversations about growth, philanthropy and the future. Throughout the web experience, users will see videos of compelling conversations with partners, articles describing a year of impact and a message from leadership about what it means to activate our North Star today and into the future.

Explore the articles data and more:

  • Watch a leadership conversation discussing the Community Foundation today and our plans for the future.
  • Experience conversations among staff, volunteers, donor and grant partners as they discuss how the Community Foundation is growing and adapting.
  • Learn more about our financial position and how the Community Foundation is carefully stewarding our resources.
  • See highlights from the $17 million awarded in grants to nonprofit organizations and scholarships to students.
  • Support the work of Grand Rapids Community Foundation through a donation.

You can fully experience the annual report at