Post Written By Jacquelyn Zeman, PR Intern
When East Kentwood native Sekayi Bracey was just 8 years old, her elementary gym teacher encouraged her to pursue running.
“We had a field day,” Sekayi said. “(My [...]
If you're home this week with the kids, you might be getting a little anxious about summer break and how to make those months away from school productive. There's always summer camp! If you've thought about [...]
From time to time, we receive unexpected bequests from kind strangers. A few years ago, Grand Rapids Community Foundation was named beneficiary of a life insurance policy held by Joy Brown Baker. It was a [...]
The spring issue of Current with new philanthropists, a great story about Linda and Jim Payne's CGA, our grant to make new greenspace in the City of Grand Rapids and more. Click for the PDF.Spring [...]
by Lauretta Murphy, attorney, Miller Johnson
Benjamin Franklin famously said: "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Two types of taxes may apply to your property after you die—state [...]
This year marks 15 years for the Nonprofit Technical Assistance (NPTA) Fund. This Fund represents a broad collaboration that has included 14 Grand Rapids-area funders.
Since its inception, the NPTA Fund has awarded [...]
It isn’t often that there is an opportunity to create a significant green space in a growing community. And as Grand Rapids continues to the lead the state in population and housing growth, there remains [...]
Earlier this week it was Giving Tuesday and Grand Rapids social media was all a buzz with giving promotion and nonprofit endorsements. Even if you don’t “do” Facebook, you might have received an email or [...]