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Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation (MN)



The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation is a trust, a collection of endowment funds that are contributed by individuals, corporations and community service organizations to benefit the geographical area of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

The Community Foundation is one of 700 community foundations in the United States. As a community foundation, it is a public charity whose purpose is to enhance giving, or philanthropy, in all sectors of the community. This means a partnering in philanthropy - giving to nonprofit community service agencies and charities and giving to develop and enhance new ideas and projects needed in the area.

The Community Foundation started in 1994 is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who live and work in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area, who are knowledgeable about their community, and who are committed to ensuring that the spirit and the intent of each gift is honored.

Web Address

www.gracf.org

Recent News from Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation


Remembering Forrest Willey, a true hero, through Memorial Scholarship | News | grandrapidsmn.com
Foundation: Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

... 1966 established a scholarship in Mr. Willey's honor, the Forrest Willey Memorial Scholarship, at the Grand Rapids Area Community...more

GRACF awards 43 grants in 2021 annual grant cycle | News | grandrapidsmn.com
Foundation: Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation (GRACF) provides an open, annual grant cycle for non-profit organizations that runs from July...more

Donating to local community funds is a great idea for year-end giving | News | grandrapidsmn.com
Foundation: Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

The McGregor Lakes Area Community Foundation covers territory that is geographically similar to the McGregor School...more

GRACF grant cycle deadline is Aug. 15
Foundation: Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation's Annual Grant Cycle opened July 15, 2021 and will end on Aug. 15, 2021. If you are a...more

Giving is more impactful than ever
Foundation: Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

... when Noah Wilcox called me to give me the news of this generous Wilcox Family donation through the Grand Rapids Area Community...more

United Way and GRACF open 3rd round of response fund applications
Foundation: Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

Check donations can be made to United Way of 1000 Lakes (Suite A) or Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation (Suite E) and mailed to 350 NW...more

Grand Rapids Area Friends of the Library receives $2500 from GRACF
Foundation: Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

From left, Brianna Spry, Program Administrator at the Community Foundation presents grants to the Friends of the Grand Rapids Library to...more

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation awards funding to GRACE House
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Cathy Sayward, left, Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation presents Ron Oleheiser, Executive Director of GRACE House with grants for...more

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation 2019 Annual Grant Cycle awards funding to the City of ...
Foundation: Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation provides an open, Annual Grant Cycle that runs from July 15 – September 15. This past Annual...more

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation awards 72 grants in 2019 Annual Grant Cycle
Foundation: Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation provides an open, Annual Grant Cycle that runs from July 15 – Sept. 15. This past Annual Grant...more



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