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The rapidly growing cryptocurrency phenomenon is emerging as a key fundraising tool for nonprofits that can sustain giving in new ways while also bringing in a younger demographic to philanthropy.
Forming a new foundation creates greater structure for Mercantile Bank of Michigan’s corporate philanthropy.
The corporate foundations of the state’s two major energy utilities have distributed nearly $26.5 million in direct relief funds to meet basic needs such as food, shelter and personal protective equipment since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will use a $100,000 grant from Bank of America to help businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic.
ZEELAND — Gentex Corp. has pledged annual $60,000 donations to Kids’ Food Basket over the next five years to support the nonprofit’s programs, a new Holland facility and a matching fund for additional gifts.
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GRAND RAPIDS — Former Second Lady Jill Biden and congressional candidate Hillary Scholten visited the Kids’ Food Basket headquarters on Tuesday in Grand Rapids to highlight the growing issue of food insecurity.
MUSKEGON — Despite initially struggling to access COVID-19 relief funding, Ana Olson has kept Los Amigos Mexican Bar & Grill open with takeout orders throughout the entire pandemic.
GRAND RAPIDS — A Colorado firm plans officially to open a 35,000-square-foot medical marijuana production facility next week in Oak Industrial Park, where it is in the process of harvesting its first batch of product.
One week before schools throughout Michigan were ordered to shut down, leaders with Kids’ Food Basket had already begun to put a plan in place to meet the needs of the children they serve on a daily basis.
This is the growth report for Feb. 2, 2020.
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As someone born and raised in Holland, Trent Ramos noticed a divide among fellow residents.
In Michigan, the second most diverse agricultural state in America, one in six children goes to bed hungry. That was among the findings in Map the Meal Gap 2019, the latest report from Feeding America on food insecurity and the cost of food at the local level.
Human-centered design is changing the way nonprofits across Grand Rapids approach complex problems.
International food processor and marketer Tyson Foods, Inc. has contributed $80,000 to the Sack Supper program at Kids’ Food Basket.
As one of the youngest sectors around, nonprofits are still learning how to balance competition and collaboration on all fronts.