Online Tools

  • 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.

Latest News & Featured Work

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    The Foundation Review: A Unique Tool to Show Return on Investment

    Dr. Teri Behrens, editor in chief of The Foundation Review, is featured in the Grand Valley Magazine. Make sure to check out how the journal continues to impact the sector, and how Teri Behrens’ work continues to influence the community.

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    New issue of The Foundation Review

    This quarter’s publication is co-edited with Grants Managers Network. Many thanks to Michelle Greanias, GMN’s executive director, for writing this issue’s editorial. Vol. 6 Issue 3 on Grantmaking Practices  Editorial Dear Readers, Grantmaking practices matter. It is both a simple and complex idea, and one that gets varied attention from

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