Publications

  • Posted on November 11, 2010 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Area Elementary Schools Honored as Meijer Good Schools

    Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Meijer Recognize Successful Area Schools with Cash Award Three Grand Rapids elementary schools received $91,000 in grants from the Meijer Good Schools for Grand Rapids Program, which recognizes area elementary schools demonstrating [...]
  • Posted on October 01, 2010 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Foundation Staff Named Thought Leaders in Education

    Ruth Bishop, education program officer and Cris Kooyer, education and youth program officer are featured as "Thought Leaders in Education" in Business Review West Michigan.   Each year Ruth and Cris are responsible for overseeing [...]
  • Posted on August 11, 2010 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Newest Community Foundation Grants Total $213,150

    This week, Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees voted to approve $213,150 in new grants.  The grants address two main areas of need in Kent County including economic growth and health. Grants to Encourage Healthy [...]
  • Posted on July 20, 2010 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Charitable Gift Annuity Rates Increase

    If you’re looking for secure, stable income that provides a higher than average rate of return, now may be the time to consider a charitable gift annuity.  On July 1, gift annuity rates increased for [...]
  • Posted on July 07, 2010 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Youth Grant Committee Seeks New Members

    Grand Rapids, Michigan. July 2, 2010 – Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Youth Grant Committee (YGC) is hosting an Open House Tuesday, August 3, 6:30-8:00 pm, at Grand Rapids Community Foundation, 185 Oakes SW. Current youth [...]
  • Posted on June 15, 2010 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Newest Community Foundation Grants Total $1.5 Million

    For Immediate Use This week, Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees voted to approve $1.5 million in grants.  The grants address four areas of need in Kent County including economic growth, health, arts and culture [...]
  • Posted on June 02, 2010 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Former Trustee Casey Wondergem Passes

     Former Grand Rapids Community Foundation Trustee and Board Chair (1998-1999) Casey Wondergem died June 1.  “Casey was a good-hearted and forthright individual. He loved Grand Rapids and was devoted to doing work that made the [...]
  • Posted on May 19, 2010 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Diana Sieger Elected to National Board

    Diana R. Sieger, president, Grand Rapids Community Foundation was recently elected to serve a three year term on the Board of Directors of the Council on Foundations. Sieger has held the position of president at the [...]