Foundations, grants and services


Researchers digging through Michigan trash bags

They hope to get a better handle on the composition of waste and how to recycle it.

June 26, 2015
A group of researchers has been digging through trash bags across Michigan this summer in an effort to gather information about what is being thrown away. Read More

Catholic Charities names director of philanthropy and communications

June 25, 2015
A long-time journalist in the region and state with board-level nonprofit experience is the new director of philanthropy and communications at Catholic Charities of West Michigan. Read More

Microwaveable bowl wins 5x5 Night

June 25, 2015
An experienced pitch competitor won the first re-booted 5x5 Night. Read More

ArtPrize reveals entries and venues

June 23, 2015
Grand Rapids’ international art competition has announced its entries and venues for 2015. Read More

Michigan Summer Games maps venues

June 22, 2015
Venues across West Michigan will host events as part of the Michigan Summer Games. Read More

Nonprofit launches Grand Rapids bike-share program

June 19, 2015
Grand Rapids will see its first bike-share program in July when a nonprofit launches a pilot bike-sharing program downtown. Read More

DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy moves to GVSU

June 19, 2015
A bi-annual medical and ethics forum is under new direction and leadership after GVSU received a gift from the Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation. Read More

Nonprofit wins $475K grant from foundation

June 17, 2015
A nonprofit has just received its largest donation ever. Read More

W.K. Kellogg Foundation releases 'Business Case for Racial Equity in Michigan'

June 15, 2015
Racial inequality in Michigan has a multi-billion-dollar impact on the state, according to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Altarum Institute. Read More

Guiding Light Mission launches The Job Post

Heartside program will function as a normal employment agency.

June 12, 2015
A Grand Rapids nonprofit providing individuals with shelter, resources and re-engagement into the community has launched a new initiative to reduce barriers for those seeking employment. Read More