"Rolling Party" for a good cause: MSU's Gran Fondo rides out this Saturday

by (gcnewsman)

Submitted 06-25-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

In a short three years, the Michigan State University Gran Fondo cycling event has exploded into one of Grand Rapids’ most popular summer activities. This Saturday, June 27, as many as 1,800 cyclists are expected to take part in Gran Fondo (...

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Community yoga class raises funds for Nepal, funds matched by Lululemon

by (Marjorie Steele)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under NEWS

AM Yoga has been teaching classes at locations all over town, but Lululemon in Breton Village hasn’t been one of them - until a Sunday night earlier this month. When Lululemon approached AM Yoga co-founder Ashley Yost about teaching a donation...

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Fight homelessness in West Michigan; donate to Well House

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-30-2014 under NEWS

Well House is in its final week of fundraising for the 19:1 campaign and donors are encouraged to give towards meeting a goal of $50,000. So far $28,476 has been raised, just over half the anticipated goal.  Donations from individuals and...

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Small Business Class: Grantseeking Basics

by (grpl)

Submitted 09-26-2014 under

Designed for beginner fundraisers, this brief course shows how your organization can identify potential funders and prepare to seek grants. Using the Foundation Directory Online Professional database, students will compile a list of foundation...

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Johnson Center to host storytelling workshop with professional writing coach

by (kendravanderlip)

Submitted 07-11-2014 under NEWS

The Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley is hosting a workshop for nonprofit organizations on July 13 from 1 to 4 p.m.. The workshop is called Storytelling for Fundraising/Marketing Success and will be run by author Dayla Massachi....

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Planned Parenthood Capital Campaign Shatters Goal

by (PPMI)

Submitted 04-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) announces the successful completion of its capital campaign, Standing Tall, with over $4 million raised! Planning for the campaign began in 2011 and the quiet phase kicked off in July 2012....

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Dance On! 2013 plans to provide day of fun for great cause

by (ArtsInMotionStudios)

Submitted 02-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

At last year's Dance On! event, you might have walked into the Wege Ballroom on the Aquinas College campus and found yourself greeted by live music on the stage and hula hoops, beach balls and balloons flying through the air. Had you joined in...

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Rapidian still reaching for 250-donor goal

by (Holly)

Submitted 04-26-2012 under OPINION

Someone asked me this morning: What's your goal with this fund drive? Why are you doing it? What are you going to do with the money? Why should I invest my money? So I thought I'd give you the "short version" answer to those questions: Our goal is...

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River Bank Run volunteers can help a nonprofit earn $350!

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 12-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization can earn a $350 donation from the Fifth Third River Bank Run by providing a minimum of 35 volunteers as volunteer support on Saturday, May 12. Corporate teams can designate a nonprofit to recieve the donation your...

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Special Events Internship

by (cysticfibrosisf...)

Submitted 07-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES• Assist with planning and logistics of events as assigned• Attend events as required• Help plan new events• Carry out all accounting and financial responsibilities in compliance with audit...

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