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Displaying items tagged: Mel Trotter Ministries

Wednesday, 31 August 2022 09:30

GR nonprofits to redevelop former industrial site with housing, offices, ‘tiny home’ community

GRAND RAPIDS — A pair of Grand Rapids nonprofits plan to redevelop a vacant furniture manufacturing building on the city’s south side into housing and office space and also construct an onsite tiny home community.

Sunday, 10 April 2022 18:18

People in the news: April, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for April 11, 2022 

Published in Talent
Friday, 14 May 2021 12:18

Mel Trotter Ministries raises $9.8 million so far in capital campaign

GRAND RAPIDS — Faith-based homeless shelter Mel Trotter Ministries has raised $9.8 million so far as part of a nearly $15 million capital campaign to upgrade and expand housing resources and bolster its workforce development program.

Published in Nonprofits

Sunday, 14 February 2021 16:00

Mel Trotter’s recent mergers signal a coming shift in philanthropy

Mel Trotter Ministries’ acquisitions of two other Grand Rapids nonprofits in 2020 marked the start of a significant, long-term shift for the nonprofit that executives say will fundamentally change the organization.

Published in Nonprofits
Wednesday, 03 February 2021 10:29

Grand Rapids nonprofit considers housing development after recent property acquisition

GRAND RAPIDS — After acquiring two other Grand Rapids nonprofits over the last year, Mel Trotter Ministries is considering plans for a housing development after purchasing an abandoned property on the city’s south side.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 03 January 2021 15:06

Kids Count report highlights toll of COVID-19 pandemic on Michigan families

The coronavirus pandemic is taking a toll on children and families who are struggling to meet basic needs while stretching nonprofits that provide essential services around food, shelter and mental health, according to a new report.

Published in Nonprofits

Sunday, 13 September 2020 12:37

‘Well-intentioned’ eviction moratoriums will likely cause homelessness bottleneck, nonprofit leaders say

Housing nonprofit leaders say the temporary halting of residential evictions issued recently by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a positive short-term move, but could cause a large wave of evictions at the end of the year.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 12 April 2020 18:32

Federal stimulus funding available as nonprofits face unique business challenges

As the economic effects of the coronavirus deepen, the nonprofit sector faces unique organizational and financial challenges as it seeks relief and recovery.

Published in Nonprofits
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 05:00

Shelters face fundraising challenges but stay open, step up safety precautions

While most Americans can self-quarantine against the coronavirus from the comforts of home, the area’s homeless population and domestic violence victims rely on shelters to keep them safe. Many guests and clients have complex needs, compromised immune systems, and chronic mental or physical health issues, making essential services even more critical.  

Published in Nonprofits

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 05:00

Arts and nonprofit organizations close, reschedule events in wake of coronavirus crisis

During a time when people may need some escapism and laughs the most, the stage is silent. The music has stopped. The curtain has dropped.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 02 February 2020 16:05

More West Michigan nonprofits consolidate to drive efficiencies

A flood of mergers has hit the West Michigan nonprofit sector in recent months and the trend is expected to continue as more organizations of all sizes seek efficiencies through consolidation. 

Published in Nonprofits
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 13:36

Heartside Ministry, Mel Trotter Ministries announce merger

GRAND RAPIDS — Heartside Ministry and Mel Trotter Ministries, two nonprofits with missions concerning housing and homelessness, formally merged as of Jan. 1. 

Published in Nonprofits

Sunday, 10 December 2017 12:57

A ‘healthy’ market: Brokers reflect on West Michigan commercial real estate deals in 2017

While inventory remains constrained, the value of commercial real estate transactions continues to gather momentum in West Michigan.