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


Do More Good announces new board members
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... Association for Corporate Growth, the advisory council at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, and the deacon board for Blythfield Hills...more

Dunes Resort donates $25K to LGBTQ fund
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

... the largest single charitable donation since the resort's opening, and will support Our LGBTQ Fund, a fund of Grand Rapids Community...more

Class of 2020 could get Grand Rapids Promise Zone college scholarships
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Diana Sieger, executive director of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, said she voted in opposition primarily due to timing. “While I...more

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

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Kent County, MI

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