Foundations, grants and services


Whitecaps foundation donates books to schools

March 22, 2017
Baseball won’t start until next month, so the Whitecaps Community Foundation is encouraging students to engage in other forms of leisure. Read More

Legal nonprofit launches online intake interview

March 20, 2017
Low-income individuals and seniors who are seeking legal services now have another way to make an initial connection with a local nonprofit. Read More

Youth shelters growing to meet demand

Covenant House Michigan to break ground on new 15,000-square-foot building this summer.

March 17, 2017
Over the past few years, Grand Rapids has seen an increase in efforts to help an often over-looked homeless population: youth. Read More

Survey finds CEOs exude confidence

More than 60 percent believe state’s economy will improve over next six months.

March 17, 2017
Optimism among Michigan’s executives continues to be high in the wake of the 2016 election. Read More

Organization aims to help older foster kids

Grant Me Hope produces video segments for TV to find families looking to adopt children 10 and older.

March 17, 2017
There are 600,000 kids in need of families across the United States. Read More

Fraternity shuts down chapter

March 17, 2017
| By AP
A national fraternity has shut down a chapter at a local college. Read More

Nonprofit hires CEO

March 15, 2017
A nonprofit focused on improving women’s economic opportunities has named a new CEO. Read More

Nonprofit names Hidden Heroines

March 14, 2017
A local nonprofit concluded its week-long Women & the Environment Symposium by naming its three Hidden Heroine award recipients. Read More

Hospitality association elects board

March 14, 2017
The Kent County Hospitality Association has elected its new board of directors. Read More

Inside Track: Giving people a reason to smile

Growing up, LaughFest Director Joanne Roehm knew she was destined for a leadership position in the arts.

March 10, 2017
As she discusses Gilda’s LaughFest, Joanne Roehm adopts a serious tone. Read More