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Public input needed for survey of Grand Rapids life



Partners include:

  • Grand Rapids Community Foundation
  • Kent County Parks Developement
  • Local First
  • Kent District Library
  • Literacy Center of West Michigan
  • Grand Rapids Public Library
  • Early Learning Neigborhood Collaberative
  • First Steps Kent
  • Good Will Industries of Greater Grand Rapids
  • Vocal Music Workshop
  • Kent ISG
  • Degage Ministries
  • Young Non Profit Professionals of Grand Rapids
  • Davenport University
  • Cambridge Partners


Pubic input is being sought by VoiceGR, an iniatiative through the Johnson Center for Philanthropy. Residents are encouraged to take the survey.

/Courtesy of Johnson Center for Philanthropy

 /Courtesy of Johnson Center for Philanthropy

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VoiceGR, an initiative of Grand Valley State University through the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy is running an online survey in an effort to gather information about living and working in Grand Rapids.

The survey takes approximately 15 minutes and is open to the public. It is designed to engage in topics such as employment, living, safety, racial issues and other civic interests.

The information gleaned from the survey will be used to aide local organizations, community programs and shape public policy. Efforts are geared towards imporving the quality of life for Grand Rapids residents.

 As an incentive, VoiceGR is also offering the chance to win a free iPad to participants.


Eric Tank lives with his lovely wife and daughter in the East Hills area. He is a photography enthusiast and supports local art, food, and entertainment.

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