Over the years, I have either participated in or witnessed the "great debate" around why people give to causes and various nonprofit organizations. Recently, I had a lively conversation on Facebook with a woman [...]
This past Monday we hosted our annual Metz Legacy Society Luncheon at the Prince Conference Center at Calvin College. In a word, it was fabulous! Metz members are those generous donors who have indicated [...]
Trustees of Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $269,500 in grants aiming to promote social enrichment, civic engagement and healthy ecosystems.
John Ball Zoological Society was awarded $150,000 toward its $12 million fundraising effort to expand [...]
that can adequately express our sorrow and concern six days after the horrific tragedy where 7 people were killed in the Grand Rapids community at the hand of a very troubled person. I cannot simply [...]
When a family’s annual income is $30,000 or less, the cost for a year of post-secondary education can be staggering. Grand Rapids Community Foundation believes education beyond high school is a key element to a [...]
Grand Rapids Community Foundation is helping local youth gain valuable work experience this summer with the help of a $400,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The Community Foundation was awarded this grant to redistribute [...]
For those who follow Twitter you know that the hash tag connected to a phrase or word is an identifier for collecting like "tweets" for a particular topic. For those who haven't experienced Twitter, well [...]
$4.5m expected to be poured into GRPS schools over next ten years for college pathways coordinator, math/literacy coaches
Additional $3m annually expected to be granted for college scholarships
June 15, 2011--Signifying the beginning of a long-term [...]
Trustees of Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently approved $454,500 in grants to nonprofits in Kent County that will have impact on people in all corners of the community.
American Civil Liberties Union Fund of Michigan was [...]