The Rapidian


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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