GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Financial Information

Total Assets: $324,684,144 Total Giving: $9,831,021

Area of Service:

Michigan

Areas of Interest:

Not Available

Programs

Access Camps, Fund for Community Good, Grants to Individuals Program, Program-Related Investment, Scholarships

Grants

The following grants were awarded in 2017: First United Methodist Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan – $30,000
Sudanese Grace Episcopal Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan – $20,000
Camp Henry-Westminster Presbyterian Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan – $9,000
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Charlotte, North Carolina – $3,300
Camp Henry, Newaygo, Michigan – $1,000

Limitations

Giving limited to Greater Grand Rapids, MI area.
No support for religious programs, hospitals, child care centers, or nursing homes/retirement facilities.
No grants to individuals (except for scholarships), or for continued operating support, annual campaigns, travel expenses, medical or scholarly research, deficit financing, endowment funds, computers, vehicles, films, videos, or conferences; no student loans; no venture capital for competitive profit-making activities.

Summary

The Community Foundation seeks to build and manage the community’s permanent endowment and lead the community to strengthen the lives of its people. Grants are awarded to expand impact in Grand Rapids and surrounding communities. Leadership goals areas are academic achievement, economic prosperity, healthy ecosystems, healthy people, social enrichment and vibrant neighborhoods.

Additional

Established in 1922 in MI by resolution and declaration of trust; Incorporated 1989 – The governance of the foundation rests with twelve trustees who serve voluntarily without compensation for a term of four years. Trustees are limited in tenure to two consecutive four-year terms. Appointments are made by the Board of Trustees

Quick Facts Sheet
URL:

www.grfoundation.org

Located in:

Grand Rapids ,

Michigan

United States

Contact Information / Process

Telephone: (616) 454-1751
Fax: (616) 454-6455
E-mail: [email protected]
Location:
185 Oakes Street SW Grand Rapids, MI United States 49503-4219
Initial Approach: Submit online pre-application (reviewed every 2 weeks) for Fund for Community Good

Donors & Leadership

Officers and Trustees:
Diana R. Sieger Pres.
Christina Keller Vice-Chair.
Carlos Sanchez Chair.
Paul Keep
Roberta F. King V.P., Public Rels. and Mktg.
Marcia Rapp V.P., Progs.
Laurie F. Beard
Stan M. VanderRoest C.F.O.
Michael Rosloniec
Marilyn Zack V.P., Devel.
E. Miles Wilson
Thomas Kyros
Emily Loeks
Amy Ruis

EIN:

382877959