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


LGBT fund awards grants
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Our LGBT Fund at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $47,500 to four West Michigan nonprofits that...more

Our LGBT Fund raises $520000 to support services in West Michigan
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

That's according to Carol Sarosik, who along with wife Shelley Padnos founded the Our LGBT Fund through the Grand Rapids Community...more

Neal: 'Stay with Me, Stay with These Children'
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Grand Rapids Community Foundation President Diana Sieger, right, says Neal has worked effectively with “This is where I say, we do not turn...more

Steal her secrets series: Philanthropy Director answers 25 career questions
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

She's the Director of Philanthropic Services for the Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Read our interview with the fabulous Johngerlyn...more

'The Rapidian to me is about learning and having a voice'
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Grand Rapids Community Foundation will always be proud of the start-up matching grant it awarded to the Grand Rapids Community Media center...more

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

Geographic Focus

Kent County, MI

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