Post Written By Jacquelyn Zeman, PR Intern
When East Kentwood native Sekayi Bracey was just 8 years old, her elementary gym teacher encouraged her to pursue running.
“We had a field day,” Sekayi said. “(My [...]
If you're home this week with the kids, you might be getting a little anxious about summer break and how to make those months away from school productive. There's always summer camp! If you've thought about [...]
From time to time, we receive unexpected bequests from kind strangers. A few years ago, Grand Rapids Community Foundation was named beneficiary of a life insurance policy held by Joy Brown Baker. It was a [...]
by Lauretta Murphy, attorney, Miller Johnson
Benjamin Franklin famously said: "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Two types of taxes may apply to your property after you die—state [...]
This year marks 15 years for the Nonprofit Technical Assistance (NPTA) Fund. This Fund represents a broad collaboration that has included 14 Grand Rapids-area funders.
Since its inception, the NPTA Fund has awarded [...]
It isn’t often that there is an opportunity to create a significant green space in a growing community. And as Grand Rapids continues to the lead the state in population and housing growth, there remains [...]
Earlier this week it was Giving Tuesday and Grand Rapids social media was all a buzz with giving promotion and nonprofit endorsements. Even if you don’t “do” Facebook, you might have received an email or [...]
Insight by Jessica Ledesma, Challenge Scholars Assistant
I could never describe what it felt like to “not belong” until my junior year of high school when I was invited to attend a Rotary luncheon featuring a State [...]
In her State of the City address, Mayor Rosalyn Bliss called attention to a citywide goal of achieving 40 percent tree canopy as core to our city’s environmental sustainability and her work as mayor. In full [...]