Friends of Grand Rapids Parks

Community Foundation Awards $375,000 in New Grants

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 04-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

In 1940, Grand Rapids Community Foundation made its first grant to a fledgling art school in Grand Rapids. It was followed by subsequent grants of $100 each in 1941 for the Kendall Memorial School and in 1942 for the David Wolcott Kendall School. In...

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WinterWest kicks off at Richmond Park

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 01-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

West Grand Neighborhood Organization, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, and the City of Grand Rapids are teaming up to bring winter fun to the west side of Grand Rapids. The organizations have constructed an ice rink and are holding winter-themed...

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In studio: Friends of Grand Rapids Parks

by (WYCE)

Submitted 06-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

Joining us in studio this week is Heather Kaweck of Friends of Grand Rapids Park. In a recent 10-day campaign, Friends successfully raised $175,000 to finance three public pools' operations over the summer. One of Friends' upcoming project is...

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