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

Recent News from Grand Rapids Community Foundation


New fund aims to help affordable housing need in Grand Rapids - FOX 17
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... two resolutions that would create the "Grand Rapids Affordable Housing Fund" and list the Grand Rapids Community Foundation as its...more

What's the Grand River's water quality? Electronic signs at major access points would let you know
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The Grand Rapids Community Foundation is putting forward $32,500 to the project, and the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority...more

Heart of West Michigan United Way receives $100K toward rent relief
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

“We are so grateful to the Community Foundation and eager to bring relief to renters who have struggled to afford stable housing during the...more

Mural project aims to reclaim southside Grand Rapids neighborhoods
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... Frey Foundation, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Wege Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts and...more

Anti-racism project to bring large murals to the Southeast Side of Grand Rapids
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Southtown Corridor Improvement Authority, Wege Foundation, Garfield Park Neighborhoods...more

Benjamin Gibson, first Black judge in US Western District of Michigan, dies at 89
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Gibson also served on boards with the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids, Spectrum Butterworth Hospital and the Grand Rapids Community...more

Nonprofit converts historic seminary into senior living space
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Samaritas also won a $100,000 grant in early summer from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation to help fund the development, the...more

City of Grand Rapids funding housing assistance via La Lucha Fund
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... for rent and mortgage assistance to Grand Rapids residents meeting Grand Rapids Community Foundation's La Lucha Fund eligibility...more

GR officials consider $250000 in pandemic relief for undocumented immigrants
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The Grand Rapids Community Foundation is the fund's fiscal sponsor. GRCF program officer Erika VanDyke says the fund has collected...more

Dissolving antiracism nonprofit grants assets to WMCAT
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

“PRFC gave us the kick in the pants we needed,” said Diana Sieger, president of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, which participated in...more



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Pedagogy of the Oppressed, a 1970s book by author Paulo Freire, envisions a world not as a given reality, but as “a problem to be worked on and solved.” That mentality is often applied to the greatest social entrepreneurs.




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