Items Tagged with 'W.K. Kellogg Foundation'


Foundation committing $10M to small business loans

June 8, 2018
A city in the region now has a small business loan fund that's backed by a major foundation. Read More

Foundation awards $2.4M grant to racial equity initiative

March 5, 2018
| By AP
DETROIT — An initiative promoting racial equity and justice in the Detroit area is boosting its work with a $2.4-million grant from a West Michigan foundation. Read More

College wins $1M grant for career training

February 6, 2018
A local college has received a $1-million grant for a project that connects vulnerable populations with careers in public works and health care. Read More

Partners hosting downtown event on jobs and immigration

September 20, 2017
An international delegation will host an event downtown tomorrow night to connect employers and immigrants and discuss complex issues in the labor market. Read More

Foundation awarding $24M to fight racism in US

June 28, 2017
| By AP
A foundation in the region is awarding about $24 million total in grants to organizations in Michigan and across the country to help fight racism. Read More

Racial equity issues most rooted in education

June 16, 2017
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss is providing sustained city leadership in the quest for racial equity in the community, last year winning Grand Rapids a selection as one of five cities in the country to become part of the Racial Equity Here effort. Read More

Foundation awards $51M grant to school district

May 5, 2017
A West Michigan school district has received a $51-million grant to implement a series of initiatives focused on improving equity and quality. Read More

Foundation giving $3.5M to Detroit Promise

May 5, 2017
| By AP
A foundation in the region is giving $3.5 million to the Detroit Promise scholarship program to help high school graduates pay their college tuition. Read More

Project examines barriers for women of color

Kellogg Foundation fellows conclude year of qualitative study on race, gender and leadership.

February 24, 2017
Shannon Cohen and Pat Sosa VerDuin want women of color in the West Michigan business community to been seen and heard. Read More

Health system partnering on family medicine residency program

January 30, 2017
A health system is partnering with a medical school and community health center to create a new residency training program in family medicine. Read More