Items Tagged with 'W.K. Kellogg Foundation'


Q&A: Faye Alexander Nelson

September 18, 2018
As director of Michigan programs for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Faye Alexander Nelson leads and oversees the foundation’s investments in Michigan to create conditions that ensure children have opportunities to thrive in equitable communities. Read More

Foundation launches website on dental therapy

September 5, 2018
A foundation in the region has launched an online resource to educate the community about dental therapy. Read More

Foundation hires director of Michigan programs

August 9, 2018
A foundation in the region has named its new director of Michigan programs. Read More

GRCC program addresses public works shortage

Seven-week training course covers positions such as building specialist, engineering technician, equipment operator.

July 13, 2018
The first students of Grand Rapids Community College’s Public Works Academy have earned certifications and are interviewing for jobs. Read More

Foundation committing $10M to small business loans

June 8, 2018
A city in the region now has a small business loan fund that's backed by a major foundation. Read More

Foundation awards $2.4M grant to racial equity initiative

March 5, 2018
| By AP
DETROIT — An initiative promoting racial equity and justice in the Detroit area is boosting its work with a $2.4-million grant from a West Michigan foundation. Read More

College wins $1M grant for career training

February 6, 2018
A local college has received a $1-million grant for a project that connects vulnerable populations with careers in public works and health care. Read More

Partners hosting downtown event on jobs and immigration

September 20, 2017
An international delegation will host an event downtown tomorrow night to connect employers and immigrants and discuss complex issues in the labor market. Read More

Foundation awarding $24M to fight racism in US

June 28, 2017
| By AP
A foundation in the region is awarding about $24 million total in grants to organizations in Michigan and across the country to help fight racism. Read More

Racial equity issues most rooted in education

June 16, 2017
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss is providing sustained city leadership in the quest for racial equity in the community, last year winning Grand Rapids a selection as one of five cities in the country to become part of the Racial Equity Here effort. Read More