An annual community survey designed uniquely to connect demographics with opinions and perceptions of greater Grand Rapids area residents.
A marketplace of knowledge, tools, and connections for newcomers. Navigate the field, learn with peers and thought leaders, and improve your grant making.
An online platform to share Michigan’s philanthropic history. Discover milestones that made the state a leader, and get tools for effective philanthropy.
Explore housing and economics data in Grand Rapids with this interactive mapping and demographic snapshot tool.
Design for the Greater Good
KCAD and GVSU’S Johnson Center for Philanthropy Partner to Empower Nonprofit Innovation Through Human Centered Design
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) and Grand Valley State University’s Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy have gained a key partner in their mission to help area nonprofits develop the tools …
Lead: The Work of Inequality
by Kyle Caldwell, Johnson Center for Philanthropy
and Diana Sieger, Grand Rapids Community Foundation
The recent water crisis in Flint has highlighted the enormous challenges faced by marginalized populations, especially in cities still trying to recover from our changing economy. Basic life opportunities escape the grasp of those with limited means, voice, …