Grand Rapids Community Foundation (MI)



Grand Rapids Community Foundation leads the community in making positive, sustainable change. Through its grantmaking and leadership initiatives it helps to foster academic achievement, build economic prosperity, achieve healthy ecosystems, encourage healthy people, support social enrichment, and create vibrant neighborhoods.

Web Address

www.grfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @GRCommFound

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Recent News from Grand Rapids Community Foundation


A new kind of community garden
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

Thanks to the support of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Urban Roots is thrilled to be hosting a full day of training for individuals, community organizations, schools, and nonprofits to learn...more

East Grand Rapids sets fundraising deadline for artwork installation
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

-Neither the city nor Community Foundation are responsible for collecting pledges. Installation of the drawing will begin when the $50,000 in cash has been received. The East Grand Rapids City...more

$1 Million in Scholarships for Kent Co. Students
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – There are hundreds of scholarships for students in Kent County, and applying for them has never been easier. Thanks to the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, by...more

GR Public Museum recreates downtown with Legos
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Builders with the West Michigan Lego Users Group created the display, complete with operating trams, the Grand Rapids Community Foundation Building, a section of the Grand River, and a few other...more

Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for Jan. 8
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Several builders with the West Michigan Lego Users group created this display, complete with operating trams, the Grand Rapids Community Foundation Building, a section of the Grand River, and a few...more

Start Garden's 100 Days of Ideas, $100K project tackles income inequality
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The Grand Rapids Community Foundation is providing a $100,000 grant to help cover the administrative project costs, including a staff position to manage the project. Gloria Lara, CEO of the Michigan...more

Grand Rapids seeking Promise Zone designation to offer youth free college
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The initiative is a partnership with the Grand Rapids Community Foundation launched in 2013. The foundation has raised more than $33 million toward this effort, plus contributes $500,000 annually...more

Museum's annual Snowflake Break will keep kids entertained over vacation
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The display, complete with operating trams, showcases what Grand Rapids looked like during the early 20th century, including a section of the Grand River, the Morton Hotel, and the Grand Rapids...more

From the front row: David Marty announces resignation as President of Reif Arts Council
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

We have established a modest endowment with the Grand Rapids Community Foundation of just over $125,000. In addition, we have established capital and operating reserves approaching $500,000....more

Social entrepreneur wears many hats
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

With “Subatomic,” Krishnan wanted to find a way to keep autistic kids interested in scientific systems instead of impaired by social and sensory overload. “We talked about doing sensory...more

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