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

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Grand Rapids Community Foundation


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

40 employers join Thursday hiring event tied to racial equity initiative
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... Michigan Works! the Associated Builders and Contractors Western Michigan Chapter, Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Rockford...more

GRCF has priorities!
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Grand Rapids Community Foundation is focusing its funding on these priorities. Watch to see how you can partner with...more

Students, alumni unite to host third annual TEDxGVSU event
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... Rhoda Klomega, Grandville High School English teacher Jen Ward and President of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation Diana...more

Geographic Focus

Kent County, MI

Community Vital Signs for Kent, MI






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Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Social Entrepreneurs Support Young Women In Kosovo Through Scholarships


Social Entrepreneurs Support Young Women In Kosovo Through Scholarships

Flora Stationery, a company that sells journal notebooks donning original artwork painted by a Kosovo art student, is helping young women in Kosovo by having 45 percent of its profits pay for scholarships.


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