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Displaying items by tag: Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Sunday, 26 June 2016 10:49

Charitable dollars ebb and flow as total giving reaches record high

While a recent report shows that charitable giving is on the rise nationwide, the trend is far more complex on the local level in West Michigan.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 01 May 2016 11:54

Downtown Grand Rapids theater project requires developers to think bigger

GRAND RAPIDS — Realizing that a movie theater would not work as a standalone project in downtown Grand Rapids, J.D. Loeks knew that he needed to broaden the scope of his long-planned development.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 10:01

Grand Rapids Community Foundation expands Challenge Scholars program to reach more students

Grand Rapids Community Foundation is expanding its Challenge Scholars program to include every graduating student at Union High School.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 17 April 2016 16:17

Nonprofit leaders focused on engaging new generation, diversifying workforce

As one of the youngest sectors around, nonprofits are still learning how to balance competition and collaboration on all fronts.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 17 April 2016 15:51

Companies report positive early results in parking cash-out strategy

GRAND RAPIDS — A lack of on-site parking at Spectrum Health’s newest downtown office hasn’t created much in the way of headaches for the health care organization’s information technology department. 

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 20 March 2016 17:34

Habitat for Humanity gets $500K grant to preserve affordable housing

GRAND RAPIDS — With development transforming the west side of Grand Rapids, organizations across the city are working together to combat the displacement of existing residents and protect affordable housing. 

Published in Nonprofits

Sunday, 07 February 2016 23:36

GRCF’s Encore program connects retirement-age workforce with roles in the community

The Grand Rapids Community Foundation is fortifying an effort that allows nonprofit and for-profit organizations to tap into the institutional knowledge of retirement-age individuals.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 24 January 2016 22:12

Local LGBT funds dedicate dollars to pressing issues of the community

Our LGBT Fund hit a milestone to close out 2015 when it announced its first grant of $20,000 to a collaborative program involving Arbor Circle and the Lesbian Gay Community Network of West Michigan (The Network).

Published in Nonprofits
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