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  • Posted on December 15, 2008 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Great Giving at Year End

    As 2008 comes to a close, you, like many other people might be breathing a sigh of relief and hoping that 2009 brings a more stable market and greater economic prosperity for all people. [...]
  • Posted on November 21, 2008 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Community Foundation Dedicates Its New Home

    On November 21, 2008, Grand Rapids Community Foundation dedicated its new home. With 125 donors, Trustees, staff and the media in attendance, Mayor George Heartwell dedicated the building and Rabbi Al Lewis gave it a [...]
  • Posted on October 06, 2008 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Economic Rescue Package Includes Help for Charities

    Provision Permits Tax-free Charitable Transfers from IRAs As part of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a two-year extension of Charitable IRA legislation, making it easier for [...]
  • Posted on August 25, 2008 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Community Foundation Welcomes Controller

    Grand Rapids Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Kevin Harmelink as controller. In this new role Kevin is responsible for the Community Foundation’s accounting activities and oversees facilities management and human resources. “I am really [...]
  • Posted on August 13, 2008 – Posted by: Roberta King

    Community Foundation Awards $530,000 in Grants

    Over $300,000 awarded to support youth programs in Kent County This week, Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees awarded grants totaling $530,000 to nonprofit organizations in Kent County. Camp Newaygo will use a $100,000 grant to [...]