Nonprofits

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Bonnie Nawara grows women-owned businesses

October 21, 2014
Bonnie Nawara readily concedes she has been given an incredible opportunity to develop and expand the entrepreneurial resources available for women-owned businesses — one that dovetails nicely with her skill set and community connections, setting her up to have a direct impact on the economic vitality of the Grand Rapids community. Read More

Chamber produces Minority Business Showcase

October 20, 2014
In a community striving to diversify its talent landscape, an upcoming event is seeking to amplify the voices of West Michigan’s diverse talent. Read More

Cancer consortium names Kent County supervisor to board

October 20, 2014
A Kent County Health Department supervisor with a diverse public health background is joining the board of the Michigan Cancer Consortium. Read More

Subcontractors name Michigan Contractor of the Year

October 16, 2014
A contractor with a long local history is the new Michigan Contractor of the Year. Read More

Commission wins bid for State Games of America

October 14, 2014
A regional nonprofit sports commission has reached one of its goals. Read More

ArtPrize awards $540K to winners

October 13, 2014
Several artists are much richer after ArtPrize 2014 named its winners — including an artist who awed both the jury and public. Read More

Kellogg Foundation names chief strategy officer

October 13, 2014
A West Michigan foundation is adding to its senior leadership. Read More

616 Development practices philanthropic culture

Real estate developer and tenants annually select list of holiday charities.

October 10, 2014
It’s October, which means philanthropic buildups leading up to the holiday season — now only weeks away — have already begun. Read More

Golden era ahead for funding nonprofits

Foundations can help find and manage baby boomers’ charitable contributions.

October 10, 2014
What accountants know about baby boomers’ wealth is also known by those who run nonprofit charitable organizations: There is a lot of money bound to become available to charity and other types of nonprofit groups in the years ahead. Read More

Guiding Light's Back to Work empowers men to re-enter workforce

Organization trains men to be good workers and employment agencies are taking notice.

October 10, 2014
An interdenominational faith-based organization is lighting the path for those who hit a bump in the economic road to re-engage with the community through new employment and permanent housing. Read More