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


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

A scholarship promise for students citywide
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Neal said the Promise Zone Authority will collaborate with the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, which is providing Challenge...more

Inside Track: Harkema lives as 'her authentic self'
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Business/Community Involvement: Board member of Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Our LGBT Fund and volunteer for numerous...more

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

Geographic Focus

Kent County, MI

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Ten Years After Katrina, A New Startup Sector Takes Hold In New Orleans


Ten Years After Katrina, A New Startup Sector Takes Hold In New Orleans

“I think, by 2018, there’s an opportunity for New Orleans to be viewed around the country, around the world, as a hub of entrepreneurship for the South,” says Tim Williamson, the CEO and cofounder of incubator The Idea Village, referring to the year the city will celebrate its 300th anniversary.


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