Online Tools

  • Community Profiles 2.0

    Explore housing and economics data in Grand Rapids with this interactive mapping and demographic snapshot tool.

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  • VoiceKent & VoiceGR

    An annual community survey designed uniquely to connect demographics with opinions and perceptions of Grand Rapids and Kent County residents.

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  • LearnPhilanthropy

    A marketplace of knowledge, tools, and connections for newcomers. Navigate the field, learn with peers and thought leaders, and improve your grant making.

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  • Our State of Generosity

    An online platform to share Michigan’s philanthropic history. Discover milestones that made the state a leader, and get tools for effective philanthropy.

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Latest News & Featured Work

  • VoiceGR Becomes VoiceKent

    VoiceGR community survey becomes VoiceKent, will cover entire county in 2017

    VoiceGR, Grand Rapids’ community survey, is expanding to become countywide thanks to a new partnership between the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University and the Kent County Health Department (KCHD). As VoiceKent, the survey will gather critical public health information …

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  • Global Engagement: Reflections from Saudi Arabia

    Global Engagement: Reflections from Saudi Arabia

    by Kyle Caldwell, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy

    If you could turn back the hands of time and observe the formation of U.S. philanthropy, what would you see? An opportunity similar to that came in an email I received from the King Fhad University for Petroleum and Minerals in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. …

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