Riveridge Produce Marketing opens orchards to Food Bank

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

It’s a boom year for Michigan apple growers, and one apple seller in Sparta is sharing that bounty with hungry families. On October 26 and 30, Riveridge Produce Marketing, Inc. will welcome volunteers from Feeding America West Michigan Food...

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Story Matters: Preston LaRay Holman shares about his family-friendly neighborhood, work with In The Image

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-14-2013 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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Serving the nonprofit that serves nonprofits

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 07-22-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The truth is that it’s not easy to run a nonprofit. There are many administrative difficulties that the outside observer might not realize. Tera Qualls, project manager at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University,...

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Local professor to tell story of philanthropy in upcoming film

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 07-18-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

What is philanthropy? It's a deceptively complicated question, but one that Salvatore Alaimo, a Grand Valley professor of public, nonprofit and health administration, sets out to answer. His upcoming documentary “What is Philanthropy...

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On 5x5 Night

by (thedaac)

Submitted 01-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

A lot of people have asked us recently about our thoughts on the newly announced 5x5 Night, and some of the similarities it shares with Sunday Soup. We are not sure how much of 5x5 Night is directly inspired by Sunday Soup, but - really - it doesn'...

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GRCF Presents Philanthropy Award to Allan and Claudia Carlson

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 10-29-2009 under NONPROFITS

Each year Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards the Jack Chaille Community Philanthropy Award to a Community Foundation donor(s) who exemplifies the spirit of community philanthropy. The award was established as tribute to William Jackson “Jack”...

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