This 2020 report commissioned by the Council of Michigan Foundations deepens and expands past research exploring the 5% payout rate for private foundations.
A new report from our Community Data and Research Lab offers key economic data on several Grand Rapids, Mich. neighborhoods to support ongoing work to promote inclusive growth in our city.
The Latinx Data Report helps highlight the perceptions and experiences of Grand Rapids’ Latinx residents related to topics such as housing, education, health, and food accessibility.
In 2018, the Collective Giving Research Group released “Dynamics of Hosting Giving Circles and Collective Giving Groups.” This final report of a three-part series explores the hosting experiences of community foundations and other organizations.
In 2018, the Collective Giving Research Group released the second in a series of three reports. “Giving Circle Membership: How Collective Giving Impacts Donors” looks at how giving circle participation influences members and explores how established members differ from new ones.
This first report of a three-part series investigates the current scope and scale of collective giving groups in the United States to help us understand their impact on donor giving and civic engagement.
The Grand Rapids Juvenile Offense Index report provides a baseline and seven-year trend analysis of juvenile offenses and incidents in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
This study commissioned by the Council of Michigan Foundations assesses the initial impact of the 2011 repeal of the Community Foundation Tax Credit in Michigan.