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My Foundation for Community Engagement
by Kyle Caldwell
Kyle Caldwell, Executive Director of the Johnson Center, was recently named to the Board of Trustees of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation (GRCF). Kyle took this opportunity to reflect on his long history with GRCF and the importance of community foundations in civic life and philanthropy.
“Community foundations serve as …
How to Find Data for Nonprofit Research
by Huafang Li
To conduct research on nonprofit organizations, we need data. But where can we find data that suit our research purposes? Some researchers seemed to hold the idea that the scarcity of data is one of the biggest challenges for making research progress. In this short piece, …