This article was first published by Bridge Magazine as “Community crisis responses need to lead with equity.”
The impact of COVID-19 is harrowing. As the pandemic spreads through Michigan, it has highlighted existing disparities, making them [...]
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Communities around the world are facing severe challenges in light of COVID-19. Each unique, but all unexpected and urgent. At Grand [...]
Life has changed. The COVID-19 pandemic has many of us working from home under the “stay home, stay safe” order. During this difficult time, many in our community are struggling. Grand Rapids Community Foundation is [...]
We've launched a new page on our website: COVID-19 Recovery. Click here for the most up to date information about our response.
During this unprecedented time of COVID-19, Grand Rapids Community Foundation´s staff is working hard to [...]
In a community where every person can thrive, access to opportunities aren’t one-size-fits-all. Instead, people can pursue the paths that best fit their goals at the time that is right for them.
Grand Rapids Community Foundation [...]
The end of the year is filled with the spirit of giving and Giving Tuesday is the unofficial start to the giving season. During this time, giving can take many forms. Grand Rapids Community Foundation [...]
When you hear the term "estate planning" do you feel slightly intimidated? You're not alone! Many people feel that it is only for those with complicated assets or law degrees. The truth is, estate planning is something that [...]
Planning what will happen to your assets after your lifetime is important. Getting started is the hardest part. Here are three easy steps to help you get started on your plans today:
Get organized. Create a [...]
For over a decade, 3,500 local campers have had the opportunity to attend summer camps each year through Access Camp grants. These grants provide funding to local camps so that they can offer scholarships to [...]
The spring issue of Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s magazine, PARTNERS in community, focuses on growth. Below you will find a few links to featured stories, but click here to read the entire magazine! You will [...]
What’s in a dream? A dream is like a seed of something beautiful. Something necessary and beneficial. But it needs the right conditions to grow. It needs to germinate by means of fertile soil, adequate [...]