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Front Cover: Economic Inclusion in Grand Rapids Data Update

Economic Inclusion in Grand Rapids Data Update

Front Cover: the Latinx Data Report

Latinx Data Report: From VoiceGR 2016 & VoiceKent 2017

Foundation Exits: A Survey of Foundations and Nonprofits

Foundation Exits: A Survey of Foundations and Nonprofits

Front Cover: Grantmaking That Advances Equity Report (May 2019)

Grantmaking That Advances Equity: A Teaching Case


Community Philanthropy Research

The Landscape of Giving Circles/Collective Giving Groups in the U.S. (2016)

2017 Giving Circles: Collective Giving Groups Report

Giving Circles Membership: How Collective Giving Impacts Donors

Giving Circles Membership: How Collective Giving Impacts Donors

Dynamics of Hosting: Giving Circles and Collective Giving Groups

Dynamics of Hosting: Giving Circles and Collective Giving Groups

Philanthropy in Kent County, Michigan: A Review of Foundation Giving

Philanthropy in Kent County: A Review of Foundation Giving

2013 Kent County Charitable Giving Estimate

2012 Kent County Charitable Giving Estimate

2012 Kalamazoo County Charitable Giving Estimate


Family Philanthropy Research

Engaging Generation Impact: Best practice guides and other next gen donor research

Next Gen Donor Research

Better Together: Realizing the Promise of Collaboration in Family Philanthropy

The Future of Family Philanthropy: Predicting and Preparing

Valuing Social Return on Investment

Valuing Social Return on Investment


Cover of "11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2020" report

Trends 2020

Report Cover: 11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2019

Trends 2019

11 Trends for 2018

Trends 2018

Cover: 11 Trends for 2017 report

Trends 2017


Johnson Center Annual Reports

Front Cover: Johnson Center Annual Report 2019-20

Annual Report 2019–20

Front Cover: Johnson Center Annual Report 2018–19

Annual Report 2018–19

Front Cover: Johnson Center Annual Report 2017–18

Annual Report 2017–18


Archived Reports from the Community Research Institute

LoWellness Health Initiative: 2015 Adult Survey Results

LoWellness Health Initiative: 2015 Youth Survey Results

VoiceByronCenter // Pilot Study 2015

VoiceByronCenter: 2015 Pilot Study

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2014 Community Family Partnership

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Grand Rapids Juvenile Offense Index

Evaluation of the Office of Foundation Liaison

Case Study: Role of the Office of Foundation Liaison

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Stop It! Community Violence Initiative

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Stop It! Community Violence Initiative (Spanish)

Chronic Early Absenteeism - FINAL APPROVED_Page_01_web

Analysis of Kent ISD Public Schools Attendance Policies

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Chronic Early Absenteeism: Prevalence & Performance Kent ISD

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Community Literacy Initiative

Developing a Master Data Sharing Agreement May 2012 (4)_Page_01_Web

Developing a Master Data Sharing Agreement

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Michigan Historical Residential Foreclosure Data


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