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Discover the rich tapestry of West Michigan's non-profit sector highlighted in The Rapidian's Nonprofit Dispatch. Gain insight directly from local organizations actively engaged in the realms of arts, culture, service, faith, and collaboration. These compelling narratives are graciously shared by a diverse array of non-profit entities in Grand Rapids.

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Filmmaker Spotlight: Erik Howard (Open Projector Night)

Submitted 06-02-2023 under NONPROFITS

Erik Howard talks about process and inspiration behind his film 'Farewell Tour' that won the audience vote at Open Projector Night.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Presents Message from Our Planet: Digital Art from the Thoma Collection

Submitted 05-24-2023 under NONPROFITS

Exhibition features 22 artists working at the forefront of digital and electronic art

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Legendary Leo Kottke will perform at St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids on Tuesday May 16, 2023

Submitted 05-07-2023 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) is proud to bring back legendary 6- and 12-string guitarist Leo Kottke on Tuesday, May 16. Leo is known for his amazing fingerpicking style that draws on blues, jazz, and folk music, and for possessing a unique whimsical banter with his audience.

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City Connection: Kelsey Perdue, Third Ward Commissioner, to Join Phil Tower in the GRTV Studio

Submitted 05-01-2023 under NONPROFITS

Watch live on GRTV's Facebook page and YouTube channel beginning at 4:00pm on Monday, May 1

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Helping Grand Rapids Non-Profits Transition to Clean Energy

Submitted 04-25-2023 under NONPROFITS

The initial costs for installing solar power can be prohibitive to houses of worship and non-profits. And yet, these local institutions can also lead the way in inspiring others in the community to embrace clean energy.

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7 Green Spaces You Should Know in East Hills GR

Submitted 04-24-2023 under NONPROFITS

East Hills Greenspaces are a valued part of our neighborhood and the heart of our community.

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Clean Your Heart(side) Out!

Submitted 04-20-2023 under NONPROFITS

As Spring weather swings around, the neighborhood association and other community stakeholders seek volunteers for the annual clean-up

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings Nashville-based The Lone Bellow to Grand Rapids with Special Guest Lindsay Lou on Thursday, May 4, 2023

Submitted 04-19-2023 under NONPROFITS

Making their latest U.S. tour across the country, The Lone Bellow is highly charged with a new album “Love Songs for Losers” beautifully composed and powerfully performed live on stage. Special Guest Lindsay Lou will open for The Lone Bellow.

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Building Collective Power and Going Upstream: Quality of Life in the Heartside/Downtown Neighborhood

Submitted 04-06-2023 under NONPROFITS

Community leaders provide perspectives on the importance of neighborhood-level organizing

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings Folk Singer-Songwriter Joshua Davis & Band with Special Guest Singer-Songwriter Ralston Bowles to the St. Cecilia Music Center Stage on Thursday, April 27, 2023

Submitted 04-06-2023 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) will bring back two shining Michigan-based renowned folk musicians to the Royce Auditorium Stage on Thursday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. - Singer, songwriter and guitarist Joshua Davis & his band, along with Guest Artist award-winning singer-songwriter Ralston Bowles.

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