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  • Posted on March 14, 2020

    COVID-19: Community Response
    We've launched a new page on our website: COVID-19 Recovery. Click here for the most up to date information about our response. During this unprecedented time of COVID-19, Grand Rapids Community Foundation´s staff is working [...]
  • Scholarships offer opportunity to all students

    Posted on February 13, 2020

    Scholarships offer opportunity to all students
    In a community where every person can thrive, access to opportunities aren’t one-size-fits-all. Instead, people can pursue the paths that best fit their goals at the time that is right for them. Grand Rapids Community [...]
  • Jan Heerspink: A Legacy of Love and Family

    Posted on January 29, 2020

    Jan Heerspink: A Legacy of Love and Family
    Born Grand Rapidians, Jan and John Heerspink graduated from Calvin University (formerly Calvin College) before heading off to Ann Arbor. “We were married in 1966 and said we were never moving back to this provincial [...]
  • Why I Partner with Grand Rapids Community Foundation

    Posted on December 31, 2019

    Why I Partner with Grand Rapids Community Foundation
    This winter we asked a few partners to share why they choose to volunteer with Grand Rapids Community Foundation. They share their knowledge and experiences on some of our committees. Community voice and input is [...]
  • PARTNERS in community, Winter 2019

    Posted on December 19, 2019

    PARTNERS in community, Winter 2019
    Grand Rapids Community Foundation's recent issue of PARTNERS in community is ready for you to read and enjoy! This winter we are excited to bring you stories of the various ways our partners are engaged [...]
  • 2018-2019 Annual Report

    Posted on December 09, 2019

    2018-2019 Annual Report
    Among the greatest gifts we receive at Grand Rapids Community Foundation are stories from partners like you. Stories of how your experiences have shaped your life. Stories of why you give of your time, [...]
  • The Spirit of Giving: One-Time vs. Recurring Gifts

    Posted on November 20, 2019

    The Spirit of Giving: One-Time vs. Recurring Gifts
    The end of the year is filled with the spirit of giving and Giving Tuesday is the unofficial start to the giving season. During this time, giving can take many forms. Grand Rapids Community Foundation [...]
  • Creating a Legacy of Service

    Posted on October 21, 2019

    Creating a Legacy of Service
    Selma Tucker wants his gifts of time, talent and treasure to help people build better lives Selma Tucker arrived in Grand Rapids by way of Grand Valley State University. As a young man living in [...]
  • Gift in Partnership with Professional Advisors

    Posted on October 01, 2019

    Gift in Partnership with Professional Advisors
    The end of the year is a great time for reflection. Did I spend enough time enjoying the Michigan outdoors? Were old and new relationships made stronger as the busy event season descends upon us? [...]
  • 40 Years (and Counting) of Faith and Love

    Posted on August 13, 2019

    40 Years (and Counting) of Faith and Love
    Karen Kania and Peg McClure plan to create a fund to focused on addressing basic needs Karen Kania and Peg McClure both grew up in the Grand Rapids area. They come from similar backgrounds and [...]