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  • Remembering David Frey

    Posted on June 20, 2023

    Remembering David Frey
    We honor the memory of David Frey, a committed philanthropist whose legacy will endure for generations. David’s passion for Grand Rapids was evident in his volunteerism and leadership. In 2005, Grand Rapids Community Foundation awarded [...]
  • New reasons to give from your IRA

    Posted on May 02, 2023

    New reasons to give from your IRA
    Transfer up to $100,000 from your individual retirement account annually — tax-free! Are you looking for a way to make a meaningful impact, maximize your tax benefits and leave a legacy for your loved ones? [...]
  • Remembering Ken Betz

    Posted on April 18, 2023

    Remembering Ken Betz
    We celebrate the life and mourn the loss of Ken Betz, a beloved partner and friend of Grand Rapids Community Foundation. For many years, Ken Betz put his heart into giving back. A humble and [...]
  • Partners in Community, spring 2023

    Posted on March 30, 2023

    Partners in Community, spring 2023
    As we enter a new era of innovation and service, it is more important than ever to recognize the power of partnership and collaboration. In this issue of PARTNERS in community, we explore new ways [...]
  • Remembering Rená Guttrich

    Posted on November 07, 2022

    Remembering Rená Guttrich
    With heavy hearts we mourn the loss of Rená Guttrich. The memory of her warmth and light will be cherished deeply by her friends and colleagues. “We will miss her smile, positive attitude and fun [...]
  • Partners in Community, fall 2022

    Posted on September 26, 2022

    Partners in Community, fall 2022
    The third installment in the Centennial Collection of the PARTNERS in community, Grand Rapids Community Foundation's quarterly magazine, focuses on collaboration. Partners are at the core of what we do. We know that we cannot [...]
  • Planning Ahead for Year-End Giving

    Posted on September 24, 2022

    Planning Ahead for Year-End Giving
    As the seasons change and 2023 draws near, you may be searching for a way to help people and organizations in our community through charitable giving. Don’t wait until December to begin your year-end giving [...]