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GRCF's $600,000 low-interest loan helps Kent County Land Bank acquire 180 foreclosed properties

Grand Rapids Community Foundation has made a $600,000 program-related investment to the Kent County Land Bank Authority to help it acquire 180 foreclosed properties in the City of Grand Rapids.

Disability Advocates and AES help advance ZeroStepô universal residential design

The ZeroStep certification takes an approach to creating environments and products that are usable by all people to the greatest extent possible.

Landlord group teams with local youth to clean up neighborhoods

On June 20, 10 teens cleaned the yard at 1025 Chatham on Grand Rapids' West Side. The goal is twofold: to provide summer jobs for teens and to improve the appearance of Grand Rapids neighborhoods.

Lights, camera... $1,000!

Currently enrolled high school and college students are invited to use their creative skills to create a video highlighting a nonprofit or exemplary business that inspires them.

Lucky dog! Exciting, new changes happening for Wishbone Pet Rescue Alliance

Sara Decker has been named executive director of Wishbone, the nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing animals in West Michigan, and the organization has updated its identity and website.

LMCU raises funds to help TFCU rebuild tornado-flattened credit union

Over the course of just three days, $2,700 was raised to aid TFCU’s employees. LMCU Corporate contributed another $500, and a check for $3,200 was sent to TFCU.

Face to face: KCAD students team up with DeVos Children's Hospital to create patient portraits

KCAD students worked with young patients at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital to help them create self-portraits, and then created portraits of the patients.

'Grand History Lesson' pilot project celebrates one year at GRPM; IMMER5E Program launches this fall

Funded by the Michigan Humanities Council and DTE Energy Foundation, the Grand History Lesson encourages active learning, group participation, creative writing through observation, and discussion.

Guiding Light Mission reveals recent renovations

One hundred twenty-five people attended GLM's open house on June 5, 2013, to view the facility's recent renovations.

Tiger, tiger, burning bright... help the Zoo bring back its might

John Ball Zoo is raising funds at its RendeZoo XXIV to bring the tigers back.
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