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  • Remembering Tom Fox

    Posted on September 07, 2022

    Remembering Tom Fox
    We mourn the loss of Tom Fox, a truly generous philanthropist and enthusiastic friend of Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Alongside his wife Mickie, who survives, Tom had a long partnership with the Community Foundation. He [...]
  • Posted on September 06, 2022

    Community Foundation Celebrates Chaille Award Winners
    Honoring 100 New Philanthropists In its centennial year, Grand Rapids Community Foundation has met a decade-long goal—completing the 100 New Philanthropists cohort of donor partners. The Community Foundation established the effort in 2012. These partners [...]
  • PARTNERS in community, summer 2022

    Posted on July 19, 2022

    PARTNERS in community, summer 2022
    As we near the halfway point of our centennial year, we are eager to share the new issue of PARTNERS in community with you! This second installment in the Centennial Collection of the magazine [...]
  • Meeting (and Exceeding!) a Decade-long Goal

    Posted on May 25, 2022

    Meeting (and Exceeding!) a Decade-long Goal
    100 New Philanthropist partners commit to financial support, community engagement and future giving as the Community Foundation looks to our second century A decade ago, Grand Rapids Community Foundation set out to usher in our [...]
  • PARTNERS in community, spring 2022

    Posted on March 15, 2022

    PARTNERS in community, spring 2022
    Centennial year is here! Grand Rapids Community Foundation is celebrating 100 years of service and impact alongside partners like you. During this year, there will be four specially curated Centennial Collection issues of PARTNERS [...]
  • Remembering Lena Meijer

    Posted on January 16, 2022

    Remembering Lena Meijer
    We honor the memory of Lena Meijer, whose gifts were compassion, love and caring. Our community has benefitted greatly from generosity of the Meijer family. In 2006, Grand Rapids Community Foundation awarded Fred and Lena [...]
  • A New Century of Service and Impact

    Posted on January 04, 2022

    A New Century of Service and Impact
    A message from Diana Sieger, president. Happy New Year! This year, Grand Rapids Community Foundation will celebrate our 100th anniversary; a century of responding to the everchanging needs of Greater Grand Rapids. This milestone year [...]
  • PARTNERS in community, winter 2021

    Posted on December 14, 2021

    PARTNERS in community, winter 2021
    As we approach our centennial year, Grand Rapids Community Foundation is renewing our commitment to this community using the power of collaboration with our partners to ensure all voices are heard. In the winter [...]
  • Planning personal and impactful gifts

    Posted on October 21, 2021

    Planning personal and impactful gifts
    Donor partners give in ways that are personal to them and impactful for our community. In 1929, Grand Rapids Community Foundation received its first major bequest from the estate of Mary Metz. Since then, [...]
  • PARTNERS in community, fall 2021

    Posted on September 16, 2021

    PARTNERS in community, fall 2021
    The fall issue of PARTNERS in community explores the ways Grand Rapids Community Foundation and our partners are adapting, using our collective power and resources to overcome the most pressing issues of the day. [...]