Items Tagged with 'Wege Foundation'


Library foundation receives diversity grant

December 14, 2018
A local foundation has received a grant to benefit its diversity programs and events. Read More

Local First takes program statewide

Good for Michigan will aim to help more businesses measure impact, commit to triple bottom line.

October 5, 2018
Local First is taking its year-old Good for Grand Rapids program statewide to help more businesses measure and improve their social, environmental and economic impact. Read More

Nonprofit receives grant for refugee program

July 10, 2018
A nonprofit has received a grant to create a Refugee Health Navigation and Education Program for recently resettled refugees in Grand Rapids. Read More

Hispanic chamber launches Transformando West Michigan

First phase of Latino entrepreneur coaching program targets restaurant owners.

June 8, 2018
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce launched an ambitious plan to transform the region’s economy by giving Latino entrepreneurs the tools they need to grow. Read More

Foundation names new CEO

September 9, 2015
A local foundation didn’t waste any time finding a successor for its retiring CEO. Read More

Kent eyes farmland PDR

December 19, 2014
Kent County commissioners will decide Jan. 6 whether to add another 64 acres to the 3,000 acres of farmland already protected from future development. Read More

Multi-college student collaboration will attack ‘wicked problems’

Wege Foundation funds competition that addresses economic issues.

February 7, 2014
When the world has a problem, who you gonna call? Read More