Foundations, grants and services


The ROI of small business philanthropy

July 31, 2014
The concept of corporate philanthropy is nothing new. Companies from around the world have long been partnering with charitable organizations to engage employees in corporate giving campaigns. Read More

Convention lights up $919K impact

July 29, 2014
Experience Grand Rapids has booked a national convention that will bring its own aerial entertainment when it comes to town. Read More

Leslie King saves women from streets

July 29, 2014
Leslie King is a true unsung hero and a survivor of what she calls “modern-day slavery.” Read More

Jennifer Jurgens shares passionate message

July 29, 2014
Jennifer Jurgens combines her professional experience and personal passion in her position as the leader of Susan G. Komen West Michigan, the local affiliate covering Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo and Ottawa counties. Read More

NBA passes basketballs to nonprofit

July 28, 2014
Grand Rapids youth at a nonprofit have plenty of new basketballs thanks to a donation from the NBA. Read More

LaughFest spreads $3.2M economic impact

July 25, 2014
This year's LaughFest generated more than laughs. Read More

Foundation awards $4.1M in grants

July 25, 2014
Millions of grant dollars are being put back into the community, thanks to a West Michigan foundation. Read More

Nonprofit awards $3.3M in basic-needs grants

July 23, 2014
A nonprofit has distributed millions in grant dollars to support the basic needs of 39 organizations in the region. Read More

Inside Track: Munger gives men a chance to leave their past behind

The founder of the five-year-old Exodus Place strives to help residents find their purpose in life.

July 18, 2014
Robb Munger was nearly killed when a mortar shell knocked him off of his feet in Honduras, but he was rattled even more when the final payment of a property tax bill came knocking on his door. Read More

Cooks for the Cure serves dinner parties

July 18, 2014
What do KitchenAid, Susan G. Komen, celebrity chefs and you have in common? Read More