Foundations, grants and services


Downtown hosts conference on retail real estate

February 23, 2017
West Michigan real estate professionals will discuss retail topics and network at a conference downtown next month. Read More

Nonprofit finds new home

February 22, 2017
A nonprofit in town has relocated, thanks to the help of local businesses — including a donated space. Read More

Brewery donates check and food to nonprofit

February 22, 2017
A local brewery has donated thousands of dollars and pallets of food to a nonprofit. Read More

Association produces conference for real estate investors

February 20, 2017
A conference for real estate investors will hit downtown Grand Rapids this week. Read More

Nonprofit produces Women & the Environment Symposium

February 20, 2017
The West Michigan Environmental Action Council will begin its Women & the Environment Symposium this week. Read More

Local First updates 'impact' assessment tool

February 20, 2017
Local First has helped redevelop an online tool to help businesses measure their social and environmental impacts. Read More

What will you be making at age 34?

National report reveals students who went to four-year college are earning more at 34 than those who attended two-year college, for-profit college.

February 17, 2017
Lou Glazer said a common refrain he hears from employers, parents and politicians is high school graduates would make higher wages by pursuing two-year degrees or occupational certificates instead of a traditional four-year education. Read More

GR nonprofit adds psychoeducational assessment

Wedgwood Christian Services’ program helps children, teens struggling in school.

February 17, 2017
Children and teens facing challenges at school can turn to a new testing service for help understanding why and for recommendations to overcome their struggles. Read More

Advertising industry names ADDY winners

February 17, 2017
The West Michigan advertising industry has doled out a number of ADDY awards. Read More

Senior living partners rolling out home care nonprofit

February 16, 2017
A trio of senior care providers have formed a joint venture to provide home care to seniors and their families throughout West Michigan. Read More