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Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Community Foundation'
An affordable housing campaign on the city’s west side is getting a boost from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Read More
Grand Rapids Community Foundation is starting 2016 with a new board chair and vice chair and a new trustee. Read More
Grand Rapids Business Journal made a point last week of the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce advancements in planning and programs for increasingly large Hispanic-owned businesses, and spending less time in discussions that result only in checking off (someone else’s) box on a form labeled “diversity effort.” Read More
The $20K will be used to address suicide and homelessness among LGBT youth.
The Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently announced its Our LGBT Fund has awarded its first grant — worth $20,000 — to benefit Safe and Supported, a project co-created by Arbor Circle and the Lesbian Gay Community Network of Western Michigan, also known as The Network. Read More
In the field of philanthropy, ROI means more than a number.
Community foundations are catalytic engines in West Michigan, seeking to create lasting positive change through charitable giving, and evaluating their return on investment can be difficult to quantify in terms of social impact. Read More
Foundations keep a close eye on federal and state charitable giving laws.
In an effort to encourage individuals and businesses to build community foundations’ permanent endowments, Michigan became one of the first states to sign a tax credit policy into law, on Dec. 29, 1988. Read More
Students from city’s west side now have a clearer path toward college.
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