October 24, 2019

The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation provides the community with the most professional services possible. Staff stay up-to-date with the best industry standards by being active members of professional associations and using state-of-the-art tec...

October 14, 2019

If you submitted a grant application for the Community Foundation’s Annual Grant Cycle, hang in there. We are still working on final evaluations, finding the best fit with your need and the criteria of our funds. We hope to have results ready for you...

October 7, 2019

Last week we talked about planning and preparation. If you’re anything like me, you didn’t get all your preparation work for spring completed last week. Let’s just hope it doesn’t become too cold before Halloween arrives.

All work and no play is not c...

September 30, 2019

If it weren’t for the sun setting at 7pm, I might be able to internally rationalize that winter is still months away. The calendar, however, does not choose to accompany me on this fantasy ride. So, prepare I must, for winter is coming.

As I consider...

September 24, 2019

The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation’s Annual Grant Cycle deadline to submit applications was last Sunday. “It’s funny,” remarks Sarah Copeland, Director of Grants and Programs at the Community Foundation. She continues, “We get the same reacti...

September 16, 2019

Last week I wrote about Bob Barker and Oprah and deadlines. That’s funny, because this week, I am talking about Bob Hope and Oprah, and deadlines, and you could receive $25,000 for school next year.

Apply – But Not On Our Website

The Horatio Alger Asso...

September 9, 2019

The deadline to submit an application for the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation’s 2019 Annual Grant Cycle is September 15.

Bob Barker and Oprah

“Every weekday, Bob Barker would say, ‘Come on down! You’re the next contestant on The Price is Right!’...

September 3, 2019

The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation held a Summer Celebration Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Sugar Lake Lodge. It was the perfect time to celebrate together. Both the Community Foundation and Sugar Lake Lodge are celebrating their 25th Anniversa...

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