A new Kalamazoo event aims to encourage people in Southwest Michigan to set aside political differences and start a conversation about building quality of life and a sustainable future.
The cars people drive, the buildings they work in and the furniture and appliances they have in their homes are all manifestations of the creativity of Michigan residents.
A “boutique” new nonprofit organization aims to draw more attention to one small but growing agribusiness sector in Michigan.
Derik Lolli has developed an app designed to make it easier to participate in nonprofit fundraising and tuition reimbursement programs at private and parochial schools.
Baby boomers may be ready to step down from their everyday jobs, but many of them aren’t prepared to walk away completely from their roles in the community.
The financial squeeze being felt by nonprofits on the eastern seaboard is being closely monitored by nonprofit executives in Michigan.
The aging of the Grand Rapids Symphony’s core audience members and supporters has led to a new program designed to attract and retain the next generation of symphony-goers.
The leaders in Michigan’s nonprofit sector say they must identify novel approaches to help their organizations meet an increased demand for services related to the lingering aftermath of the economic downturn.
BATTLE CREEK — When La June Montgomery Tabron takes over as president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation on Jan. 1, she joins a small but exclusive group of black CEOs in West Michigan and nationally.
Habitat for Humanity of Kent County created a new initiative to help both low-income families who don’t have the means to buy their own homes and folks who can’t afford to pay for improvements.
KALAMAZOO — At the age of 30, Laura Boulding found herself a single mother with two children and no way to support them.
Two cats each named Sissy had been “Mary’s” steadfast companions through abusive relationships that finally led her to seek help at the YWCA of Kalamazoo’s Domestic Assault Shelter.
KALAMAZOO — June Cotton’s earliest memories of the Douglass Community Association include dances and numerous visits to a soda fountain there.
Philanthropic families throughout Western and Northern Michigan are putting their faith into action with their money.
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts can finally put a close to what’s been a rocky chapter in the nonprofit’s history.
KALAMAZOO — The Kalamazoo Community Foundation will finally have its own building 88 years after its founding.