In early September, Hurricane Florence caused severe damage to the Carolinas and Virginia. In parts of South Carolina, water floods the streets, in some areas as high as 10 feet, causing many residents to evacuate [...]
June 13, we were honored to have Linsey Gleason, partner in the
Estate Planning Practice Team at Varnum, join us for a Facebook live
session on estate planning. Like many things in life, the video did not go
Last year in a special edition of Current we featured a story from Lisa Rose, a friend of Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Her story below reminds all of us that estate planning and planned giving is an [...]
Posted on January 26, 2018 – Posted by: Ashley Lee
We are saddened by the recent passing of John Canepa. He was a dear friend to many in our community, and is especially loved by Grand Rapids Community Foundation.
Grand Rapids and West Michigan’s growth is [...]
In early December, massive wildfires began tearing through Southern California. They have destroyed homes and forced hundreds of thousands residents to evacuate. As of December 15, the fire is the third-largest in California history.
The California [...]
Posted on December 13, 2017 – Posted by: Ashley Lee
The uncertainty surrounding potential changes to tax law, particularly as it relates to charitable giving, has our attention. As we move closer to a decision, we feel it is important to share how the possible [...]