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


Foundation wins $350K grant
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

The Grand Rapids Community Foundation is among the international grant partners selected for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's new...more

Grand Rapids Community Foundation Awarded $350000 to Expand Locally Driven Philanthropy ...
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Grand Rapids Community Foundation is among the international grant partners selected for W. K....more

Lender receives $500K to help small businesses
Foundation: Community Foundation for Muskegon County, Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Northern Initiatives has a variety of loan funds West Michigan small businesses can access through Grand Rapids Community Foundation,...more

Eva Aguirre Cooper receives 2019 Jack Chaille Community Philanthropy Award
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Congratulations are in order for our very own Eva Aguirre Cooper. Eva was the recipient of the 2019 Jack...more

The Faces of Philanthropy – Grand Rapids Community Foundation
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

As Kent County's philanthropic leader, Grand Rapids Community Foundation has the privilege of partnering with a diverse group of...more

The Faces of Philanthropy – Grand Rapids Community Foundation
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Known for their giving spirit, West Michigan philanthropists have many faces. As Kent County's philanthropic leader, Grand Rapids...more

630 college students awarded Grand Rapids Community Foundation scholarships
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

The newly established Grand Rapids Chamber ATHENA Eileen DeVries Scholarship Fund awarded five, $1,000 inaugural scholarships this year...more

Panel to govern Grand Rapids tuition-free college program appointed
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Diana Sieger is president of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation. GRCF awards more than $1 million annually in higher education...more

Grand Rapids Community Media Center Announces New Board Members
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

... IT Manager at Grand Rapids Community Foundation; Mark Smith, attorney at Rhoades McKee; Michael Van Denend, executive director of...more

GRCF is creating a legacy that will last
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Grand Rapids Community Foundation wants others to live their lives and leave a legacy behind that shows their loved...more

Geographic Focus

Kent County, MI

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Cornwall as First-Ever Rural Social Enterprise Zone


Cornwall as First-Ever Rural Social Enterprise Zone

Cornwall, England has been christened as the first-ever rural social enterprise zone. Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd remarked that what was happening in Cornwall was an example to the rest of the United Kingdom.




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