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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

Civic association taps crowdfunding for sports complex

May 28, 2015
A nonprofit is using a Michigan-based crowdfunding platform to help hit its fundraising goal out of the park for a roughly 35-acre youth sports complex. Read More

Health systems win national Practice Greenhealth awards

May 28, 2015
Several health care systems and their facilities have won Environmental Excellence awards from a national health care nonprofit promoting eco-friendly practices. Read More

GRCC names executive director of foundation

May 26, 2015
An experienced education administrator is the new leader of the $30-million Grand Rapids Community College Foundation. Read More

Foundation produces Grand Rapids Kidney Walk

May 26, 2015
The home of the West Michigan Whitecaps will soon become a battleground in the fight against kidney disease. Read More

Grand Rapids receives $103K grant for low-income jobs initiative

May 25, 2015
The city of Grand Rapids has been awarded a $103,963 research and planning grant from a foundation for its Jobs Initiative. Read More

EPIC finalists earn distinction, honors

When representatives from 20 businesses gather to celebrate West Michigan’s entrepreneurial, progressive, innovative and collaborative efforts, the results should be EPIC. Read More

Guild publishes annual beer magazine

May 22, 2015
Keeping track of the growing number of Michigan breweries is much easier this week. Read More

Nonprofits compete in Charity Challenge

May 22, 2015
Nine West Michigan nonprofits are competing in a Midwest charity competition produced by a furniture retailer. Read More