Foundations, grants and services


Special report:
 Seeking best
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Are aid efforts backfiring?

July 22, 2016
Matt Hanlon thinks Grand Rapids can do better. Read More

Bethany expands refugee services

Resettlement and outreach programs spread in Kalamazoo, Pennsylvania.

July 22, 2016
Bethany Christian Services’ mission to help refugees knows no state bounds. Read More

Fair receives $2.5M grant for new fairgrounds

July 22, 2016
An annual fair in the area has received a $2.5-million grant from the state that will support its efforts to relocate. Read More

Downtown welcomes statue of pioneering businesswoman

July 22, 2016
A historic businesswoman has been honored with a seven-foot statue in her image. Read More

Economic development nonprofit names interim president and CEO

July 21, 2016
There’s a new leader at an economic development nonprofit in the region. Read More

West Michigan hospitals rate among 'most wired' in US

July 20, 2016
Seven West Michigan hospitals are considered to be among the “most-wired” hospitals in the country. Read More

Marketing firm earns B Corp status

July 19, 2016
A local marketing firm has become a certified B Corp. Read More

Publisher offers nonprofit grants

July 18, 2016
Nonprofits in the area have the opportunity to apply for a grant from a publisher. Read More

Special report: Seeking unity on Division

Retailers, nonprofits have different visions for the corridor’s future.

July 15, 2016
Propaganda Doughnuts’ decision to close — and in part to blame the area’s homeless population for its troubles — is prompting discussion about the future of the South Division Avenue retail corridor. Read More

Nonprofit expands into new space

July 15, 2016
A nonprofit focused on local businesses has moved into a new home across town that’s triple the size of its first space. Read More