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


Honoring Andy Lubbers
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The Grand Rapids Community Foundation accepted a gift from the Lubbers' to establish the memorial fund. Christy Buck, executive director of...more

Scholarships available to Meijer team members
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship is a private scholarship fund that was established at Grand Rapids Community Foundation in 1975 originally...more

Retailer offers scholarships of up to $10K for employees, their children
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship Program, started in 1975 and run by Grand Rapids Community Foundation, awards scholarships for Meijer...more

Partners buy golf course
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... The Wege Foundation and Cook Foundation, as well as a $400,000 grant from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Charles Evenson...more

REACHING ACROSS THE AISLE: Nonprofits need to engage, share data more than ever ...
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Luckily, nearly every community in the state of Michigan has established a community foundation to work to democratize philanthropy, Caldwell...more

Grand Rapids Community Foundation program for 'encore' positions adds another fellow
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The Grand Rapids Community Foundation is building on its "Encore" movement, which was designed to inspire individuals in their 50s and beyond...more

Encore! A national movement expands locally
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

They joined up with the Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Encore Innovation Fellowship program to grow the initiative here in the...more

It's not too late to give on Giving Tuesday
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The Grand Rapids Community Foundation is partnering with #GRGives to encourage giving on #GivingTuesday. #GRGives acts as one place to...more

Science Day brings hands-on learning to Grand Rapids community
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The event started with the engaged department initiative grant from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, which dedicates money to...more

New movement focuses on philanthropy throughout West Michigan
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

“We are such a philanthropic community and I wanted to see if we could do this movement in West Michigan,” Adams said. “Reaching out into...more

Geographic Focus

Kent County, MI

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