Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Community Foundation Announces $207,000 in Education Grants

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 05-05-2010 under NONPROFITS

Three Grand Rapids Public elementary schools are receiving $91,000 in total grants from the Meijer Good Schools for Grand Rapids Program, which recognizes area elementary schools demonstrating measurable success. In addition, 67 teachers and...

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The Rapidian, ArtPrize, GVSU among top honorees at 25th Annual WMPRSA Awards

by (George)

Submitted 04-30-2010 under NEWS

The Rapidian, Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Grand Valley State University, and ArtPrize were among the top honorees at the West Michigan Public Relations Society of America’s (WMPRSA) 25th annual PRoof Awards held Thursday night. More than...

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The Rapidian voted Best in Show by West Michigan Public Relations Society

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 04-30-2010 under NONPROFITS

The launch campaign for The Rapidian was honored last night by the West Michigan Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America at the 25th annual PRoof awards. The Rapidian received a gold award in the Public Service category and then went on...

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Grand Rapids Community Foundation and CMC volunteers recognized

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 04-28-2010 under NONPROFITS

  On Monday, April 19th, the Grand Rapids Community Foundation was recognized with the Media Access Leadership Award. The award, presented by the Community Media Center, is intended to spotlight groups or organizations who, through their...

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What's YOUR Art? People in GR Tell All.

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 03-12-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

To launch its new arts portal Web site, the Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids hosted an arts sampler party on March 11. The open-to-all event at the McKay Tower downtown, featured short performances and/or presentations by Opera Grand Rapids,...

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Ed Wong-Ligda Mural Nears Completion

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 01-22-2010 under NONPROFITS

Even before Grand Rapids Community Foundation moved into its new home at the corner of Grandville Avenue and Oakes Street, a mural by Ed Wong-Ligda was in the plans. Next month, the commissioned painting will be installed in the Community Foundation...

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$150,000 in Grants for Economic and Workforce Development

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 01-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

  Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees recently approved $150,000 in grants that will support local economic and workforce development in 2010. Nonprofits receiving these grant awards include:    Grand Valley...

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Opinion: Taking a Look at Expectations for Rapidian Content

by (drewsa9)

Submitted 09-29-2009 under OPINION

For every person shot by a gun in this city, there are hundreds who challenge their own belief system, learn something about themselves and reach a new level of awareness. For every person involved in a car accident, there are hundreds of parents,...

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