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  • Partners in Community, winter 2024
    Partners in Community, winter 2024
    Discover the latest issue of PARTNERS in community! Welcoming LaSandra Gaddy as Grand Rapids Community Foundation's new president and CEO, our winter edition features inspiring stories on wellness investments, insights from Our Mental Health Collective, [...]
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  • Posted on April 29, 2011

    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

    (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 [...]
  • Posted on April 07, 2011

    Have I got a question for you!
    At a recent board meeting a trustee asked me a question that has had me intrigued since then. We were presenting key aspects of our impact measurement system called Novah to demonstrate its ability to [...]
  • Posted on March 16, 2011

    Community Foundation Receives Pillar Award
    Women’s Resource Center honored Grand Rapids Community Foundation at its 2011 Pillar Awards luncheon on Wednesday, March 16. The Pillar Award recognizes employers who make significant efforts to empower women in the workplace. The [...]
  • Posted on March 06, 2011

    Is inclusion dangerous?
    Got your attention right? This is a tough topic and some think that talking about inclusion and diversity is dangerous territory. I am convinced that moving this community from great to even greater rests with [...]
  • Posted on March 06, 2011

    The Sizzle of Stability
    A former staff member was opposed to any reference in our printed materials about our staff. She thought it would draw too much attention away from our message and give a negative impression if the [...]