Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Community Foundation'


Estate gives $2M to foundation fund

August 5, 2015
An estate has bequeathed more than $2 million to a fund managed by a local foundation. Read More

Nonprofit wins grant for incarcerated women

July 9, 2015
A nonprofit has won a grant to help give incarcerated women at Kent County Jail an opportunity to succeed. Read More

Campaign raises $33.6M for Challenge Scholars program

Students from city’s west side now have a clearer path toward college.

May 29, 2015
Funding for an innovative program developed by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and Grand Rapids Public Schools has surpassed the $32 million goal. Read More

Nonprofit wins $100K social enterprise grant

May 29, 2015
A downtown nonprofit has won a $100,000 grant to help fund a business-to-business entrepreneurial training program for teens and young adults. Read More

Colleges share grant for civic engagement

December 22, 2014
A trio of local colleges will share a grant from a foundation to help students and their schools partner with the community. Read More

Diana Sieger stewards community endowment

December 2, 2014
For nearly 27 years, Diana Sieger has led, served and fostered philanthropic and community initiatives in Kent County as president of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Read More

Foundation reaches LGBT donation goal

Funds will be used to help with challenges faced by youth.

October 10, 2014
Grand Rapids’ lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents have found a supportive and generous friend in the Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Read More

Foundation awards $354K for summer youth employment programs

July 8, 2014
A foundation is helping West Michigan's youth have a more productive summer. Read More

Grand Rapids chamber names ATHENA Award winner

June 30, 2014
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has named the 2014 ATHENA Award winner from a group of nine finalists. Read More

Foundation passes $1M in scholarships

June 23, 2014
A local foundation has broken the $1-million mark for annual scholarships. Read More