Items Tagged with 'W.K. Kellogg Foundation'


Foundation wins $350K grant

November 13, 2019
A local foundation has received a $350,000 grant to focus on communities of color. Read More

Foundation awards $2M to economic development agency

July 2, 2019
A foundation has given an economic development agency $2 million to help spur growth in the region. Read More

$15.5M grant increasing school district's 'access to higher education'

May 14, 2019
A foundation has given a university a $15.5-million grant to expand higher education options for a public school district’s students and teachers. Read More

Talent pipeline flows through second year

New cohort continues work of identifying training needs and providers, building partnerships.

April 5, 2019
A second group of West Michigan workforce developers is about to graduate from the Talent Pipeline Management Academy. Read More

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