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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.

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www.grfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @GRCommFound

Recent News from Grand Rapids Community Foundation


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

West Michigan professionals rank among 'Top Next-Gen Advisors'
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... serves on the Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Professional Advisory Committee, is a member of Grand Rapids Community...more

Samaritas wins grant for senior housing project
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Samaritas recently received a $100,000 grant from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation to help fund the development of a 53-unit...more

Local philanthropic leaders unite to raise $2 million during coronavirus
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Monday morning, United Way announced that some of West Michigan's most well known philanthropists have...more

Challenge Scholars near the finish line
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Leslie is among the first class of Union students who will qualify for the awards from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, earning their way...more



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Rwanda as Social Entrepreneur Fund Beneficiary


The Republic of Rwanda has been picked as one of the six African countries as beneficiaries for a new fellowship fund program designed at supporting social entrepreneurs in tackling issues on food security.




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