Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Community Foundation'


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

City recognizes those with perfect past

Chew marks made by firehouse horses bring cultural history to life.

May 9, 2014
Historic preservation allows people today to see what homes and buildings looked like 120 years ago, sometimes with clues to what happened there. Read More

Chamber names Diversity Visionary

January 21, 2014
A local foundation’s work to inspire diversity in Grand Rapids is getting a moment to shine. Read More

GR Community Foundation enjoys financial bump

Solid giving and good investments prompt larger-than-expected return.

October 11, 2013
One of the area’s top foundations saw some investments pay off in 2012. Read More

GR Community Foundation supports land bank

Officials provide funding to support purchase of tax-foreclosed properties.

June 21, 2013
The Grand Rapids Community Foundation stepped up its financial commitment last week to the Kent County Land Bank Authority by providing the organization with a program-related investment totaling $600,000. Read More