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recent course of events shows how the politics of Washington, D.C. can have a serious, direct impact on the work of local immigrant service providers.

Human-centered design is changing the way nonprofits across Grand Rapids approach complex problems.

Regardless of size or resources, nonprofits must keep cybersecurity top of mind. 

There was a time when the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center only had access to its own data.

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.

Galas and golf outings may find themselves on the way out as nonprofits test the waters with more experiential activities to engage a larger audience.

Volunteers are becoming more valuable every year as fewer people offer their time and a growing share of the workforce brings otherwise costly skillsets to the nonprofits they serve.

Zoos and nature centers across West Michigan are constructing new facilities this year thanks to strong support from individual donors and contributions from foundations. 

When it comes to communicating with donors, Marcie Hillary stresses the importance of simply staying silent.

Bolstered by stable growth and strong support from government agencies, Michigan nonprofits look ahead to forging new partnerships to address the state’s unique set of challenges.

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

When it comes to statewide budgeting, arts and cultural organizations often are considered a luxury and not a necessity.

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. 

Lifting what essentially proved to be a chokehold on charitable giving remains one of the primary policy issues that statewide nonprofit executives will focus on in 2016.

KALAMAZOO — When a violent tragedy struck downtown Kalamazoo in late February, local nonprofits reacted swiftly to channel corporate and individual donations to the appropriate needs. 

Last month, the fund announced that it had awarded $8.5 million, disbursed via 29 community foundations across Michigan. Of that money, just shy of $2 million landed in West Michigan, earmarked for initiatives that were outlined in each respective foundation’s grant proposal.

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