Posts by: Nicole Winter

  • Posted on August 26, 2016 – Posted by: Nicole Winter

    Involve Me and I Learn

    “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” What Benjamin Franklin was describing is what we now call experiential learning. Today marks my last day as Grand [...]
  • Posted on August 24, 2016 – Posted by: Nicole Winter

    Protecting against Tobacco Peer Pressure

    Recently, we awarded a $30,000 grant to Spectrum Health Foundation for continuation of the Spectrum Health Healthier Communities Youth Tobacco Prevention program. This grant helps Spectrum Health continue the all-important work of equipping Grant Rapids’ [...]
  • Posted on August 15, 2016 – Posted by: Nicole Winter

    Kicking Off the College Experience

    Three years ago, Grand Rapids Community Foundation staff members developed an idea for a three-day camp session solely for students in the Challenge Scholars program. They hoped camp would unite students from both Harrison Park [...]
  • Posted on July 22, 2016 – Posted by: Nicole Winter

    Honoring a Pioneering Businesswoman

    At Grand Rapids Community Foundation, we are well aware that our donors lead inspiring lives within our community. Recently donor Anna Bissell was honored with the unveiling of her statue, the newest in the Community [...]
  • Posted on June 21, 2016 – Posted by: Nicole Winter

    Affordable Options for Summer Fun

    I never went to sleepaway camp. To ensure I still enjoyed an active summer, my parents encouraged me to be physically and mentally active during those three months outside the classroom. My parents, both teachers [...]