• Posted on March 26, 2012 – Posted by: Roberta King

    John Arnold's Passing

    We were deeply saddened to learn of John Arnold's passing over the weekend. He was truly a visionary leader in his work to end hunger in West Michigan and he undoubtedly leaves our community a [...]
  • Posted on March 20, 2012 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Partners for a Racism Free Community Designation

    Recently, Grand Rapids Community Foundation received a Full Partner Designation from Partners for a Racism-Free Community. For this designation, the Community Foundation had to demonstrate that it met six standards that contribute to a racism-free [...]
  • Posted on January 18, 2012 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Gift Boosts Meijer Scholarship

    In 1975, Meijer established a scholarship at Grand Rapids Community Foundation. The fund would help the hundreds of children of Meijer employees attend college. The awards of $500 were appropriate for the time. In 2010 [...]
  • Posted on January 11, 2012 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Christina Keller Joins Board

    Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently named Christina Keller to its Board of Trustees. She will serve two-four year terms. Keller is the Business Unit Leaders of Triple Quest, a joint venture between Cascade Engineering and [...]
  • Posted on November 17, 2011 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Charitable Tax Deduction in Jeopardy

    Grand Rapids Community Foundation and Heart of West Michigan United WayJoint Statement Regarding Charitable Tax Deduction Reduction For the fourth time in three years, President Obama is proposing a change on the charitable tax deduction for [...]
  • Posted on November 16, 2011 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Job Posting: Grants Management Assistant

      Position Title: Grants Management Assistant Full-time, compensation: $15 - $18 per hour Reports to: Vice President of Programs To be considered, a cover letter and resume must be received by Monday, December 5, 2011   GENERAL SUMMARY: Administer the efficient operation [...]
  • Posted on November 16, 2011 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Three Elementary Schools Honored as Meijer Good Schools

    Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Meijer Recognize Successful Local Schools with $120,000 Cash Awards Three elementary schools are receiving $120,000 in grants from Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Meijer Good Schools for Grand Rapids Program. This program recognizes [...]