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  • Posted on June 06, 2011 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Michigan Tax Credit Sunsets in 2012

    In early May, the Michigan Legislature passed the governor's tax reform package in a close vote, with Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley casting the tie-breaking vote in the Senate. This bill eliminates Michigan’s three charitable…
  • Posted on June 06, 2011 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Street Work Around GRCF

    Expect Delays. As road construction season begins in Michigan, Grand Rapids Community Foundation will also be experiencing its own street improvements. Overall, new water mains, storm sewers, street lighting, brick pavers, landscaping, bike loops…
  • Posted on May 25, 2011 – Posted by: Roberta King

    May is Leave a Legacy Month

    Governor Rick Snyder proclaimed May 2011 as Leave A Legacy Month in the State of Michigan. “Leave A Legacy” is a public awareness campaign that encourages citizens to make a charitable contribution to make…
  • Posted on May 06, 2011 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Encore Team Grants Available Again

    Grand Rapids Community Foundation is seeking proposals from Kent County organizations interested in launching Encore Project Teams – cadres of volunteers age 50+ who come together to address an important organizational need – and…
  • Posted on May 05, 2011 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Foundation is Named Best and Brightest Elite Winner

    For the eighth consecutive year, Grand Rapids Community Foundation has been named one of “West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA). This annual…
  • Posted on April 29, 2011 – Posted by: Diana Sieger

    Standing Tall Against Racism!

    Today our staff is standing tall against racism. Joining forces with the local and national YWCA and many others, we are making this day an important day for all of us to take a stand!At…
  • Posted on April 08, 2011 – Posted by: Roberta King

    (Re-)Engaging Boomers for Community Good

    10 Nonprofits Awarded $5,000 Each to Create Encore Teams People 50+ want to make a meaningful difference in the community, but lack the platform to do good work.Nonprofits make a meaningful difference, but lack…