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


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

#GRgives brings the Grand Rapids community together on day of global giving
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Stephanie Adams, founder of #GRgives, joined the My West Michigan crew to share how you can give locally. In its second year, #GRgives is a collaboration between the Johnson Center for Philanthropy,...more

Sharing the knowledge: Encore, SCORE programs pass on real-world experience to new ...
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

That has organizations such as the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and the Grand Rapids Chapter of SCORE — the Service Corps of...more

Foundations award $300K to Grand Rapids for eviction prevention
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... Steelcase Foundation and $150,000 from Grand Rapids Community Foundation to support an eviction prevention program in the 61st District...more

Local First producing workshops on 'impact investing'
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Two “impact investing” experts from Boston will lead two free workshops in Grand Rapids on Monday. Deborah Frieze and Aaron Tanaka of...more

Grand Rapids court aims to prevent evictions through new partnership
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... Salvation Army is a result of a $150,000 grant from the Steelcase Foundation and a $150,000 grant from the Grand Rapids Community...more

Grand Rapids Community Foundation Seeking Philanthropists
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – The Grand Rapids Community Foundation is searching for a new generation of philanthropists as they...more

Grand Awards celebrated the bonds created by theater
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

“Not just tonight, you can send a check anytime to the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and put on there 'combined theatre scholarship' and it...more

Veteran PR exec launches marijuana-focused business
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The long-time vice president of public relations and marketing at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation ultimately decided the niche market...more

'Be brave for cannabis,' asks medical marijuana social media campaign
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

She had previously served in communications roles at Mercy General Health Partners, Grand Rapids Community Foundation and the Grand...more

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Kent County, MI

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