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Displaying items by tag: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

GRAND RAPIDS — The city of Grand Rapids is partnering with the Grand Rapids Community Foundation on what has been a years-long process of creating a fund to increase the amount of affordable housing.

Published in Nonprofits

Opening a cannabis dispensary comes with significant barriers, but West Michigan entrepreneurs are looking at opportunities other than retail storefronts to get their foot in the door of the burgeoning industry.

Published in Small Business

Some nonprofits survived the first nine months of the pandemic relatively unscathed while others are hanging on in hopes that a widely distributed vaccine lifts capacity restrictions and renews confidence in gathering indoors.

Published in Nonprofits

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand River has historically divided the city of Grand Rapids in multiple ways, but as redevelopments have ramped up in recent years, leaders of a restoration plan are stressing the importance of making the river accessible to all residents. 

Published in Nonprofits
Monday, 31 August 2020 11:22

MiBiz Growth Report: August 31, 2020

Here is the MiBiz growth report for August 31, 2020.

Published in Economic Development

The Grand Rapids City Commission is considering a $250,000 contribution to an emergency pandemic relief fund for undocumented immigrants and mixed status families who reside in the city and need housing assistance.

Published in Economic Development

Mike Goorhouse isn’t a banker, but the coronavirus pandemic has him thinking like one.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 26 April 2020 11:33

MiBiz Growth Report: April 26, 2020

MiBiz growth report for April 26, 2020.

Published in Economic Development

Eight organizations united to create an emergency relief fund for undocumented workers and mixed status families in Kent County who are ineligible for unemployment or other relief.

Published in Economic Development

The amount of money area foundations are able to give away this year won’t change much, if at all, but 2021 could see some level of decreases depending on what happens with the stock market in subsequent quarters.

Published in Nonprofits
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