Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Community 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

Grant fuels effort to find museum new home

October 24, 2019
A $150,000 grant will help a local museum find a new home. Read More

Leaders developing immigrant integration plan

Gateways for Growth task force launches survey to gauge experiences of 'new Americans.'

April 12, 2019
Local community leaders are working to develop a strategic plan to improve the experiences of immigrants and refugees in Kent County. Read More

New tax law changes charitable giving strategies

Financial advisers and nonprofit fundraisers share approach to tax-efficient donation.

October 19, 2018
Since last year’s tax law changes, financial advisers and nonprofits have been working to educate donors on the most efficient ways to give. Read More

City of Grand Rapids’ economic ‘help’ for ‘business’ is confounding

July 27, 2018
The city of Grand Rapids’ Economic Development Corporation “approved two agreements to help boost minority business development” in the “greater Grand Rapids area.” Read More

Equality-focused organizations win $300K grant

July 20, 2018
A group of local organizations focused on equality for communities of color has received a $300,000 grant. Read More

Former Kellogg fellows launch racial equity lending firm

Rende Progress Capital gets rolling with $300K from Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

June 1, 2018
There likely will be a new community development financial institution on the block. Read More

RPC’s minority inclusion goal a welcomed sight

June 1, 2018
The Business Journal is reporting on the creation of a venture capital group seeking certification as a U.S. Department of Treasury Community Development Financial Institution. Read More

Do it for the kids

May 30, 2018
It’s that time of year. Charities are calling on us to remember the kids. One of the most compelling cries is, “Do it for the kids!” Too many of us respond mindlessly in a knee-jerk way. Read More

Significance of early education cannot be overstated

May 18, 2018
Regional business leaders have long recognized the importance of their support and voice in early education. Read More