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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.
  • Community Profiles 2.0

    Explore housing and economics data in Grand Rapids with this interactive mapping and demographic snapshot tool.
  • Our State of Generosity

    Coming soon: 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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    Give Learning Curves a Boot with the New LearnPhilanthropy

    LearnPhilanthropy is designed to help you become a smarter grantmaker. New to grantmaking? Looking for resources from trusted sources easily accessible and organized in one place? Get the lay of the land with the new LearnPhilanthropy. LearnPhilanthropy is a marketplace of knowledge and tools from leading organizations in the field.

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    Preview of new issue of The Foundation Review

    by Dr. Teri Behrens, director of special projects and editor in chief of The Foundation Review at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy We will soon be releasing this quarter’s publication of The Foundation Review with articles that address a broad spectrum of current issues in philanthropy. Simon, Slichta, and Monroe focus

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