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  • Learn Philanthropy

    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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  • Community Profiles 2.0

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

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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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    Letter from the Editor — Our State of Generosity

    Dear Reader, When 1972 dawned, Michigan’s philanthropic sector was significant, but largely unorganized. The sector was divided into subsectors of health, education, human services, arts and culture, and religion, none of which communicated well with the others. Michigan’s government did little to encourage its givers and its volunteers. And higher

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    Our State of Generosity — ourstateofgenerosity.org

    The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy is launching Our State of Generosity (OSoG), an online platform that explores the past 40 years of Michigan’s philanthropic sector and its leadership. Ourstateofgenerosity.org is a joint effort of the Council of Michigan Foundations, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Michigan Community Service Commission, and the Johnson

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