2019 - 2020
Awarded in Grants + Scholarships
Awarded from Donor Advised Funds
Awarded from Fund for Community Good + Field of Interest Funds
Awarded from Designated, Agency + Special Project Funds
Awarded in Scholarships
Fund for Community Good Guidelines updated to focus on racial, social and economic justice.
With our Fund for Community Good and Field of Interest fund assets, we invest in partners who share our commitment to becoming actively anti-racist.
awarded in scholarships to students in Kent County
scholarship awards, including 63% to first-generation college students
In addition to our traditional scholarships, our Challenge Scholars program partners with Grand Rapids Public Schools to increase educational opportunities for students on the West side attending Union High School.
Class of 2020
graduated seniors were eligible for four-year scholarships
Union High School seniors benefited from holistic supports made available through Challenge Scholars. Many moved on to Grand Rapids Community College with the support of the Grand Rapids Promise Zone Scholarship.
Arts + Social Engagement $4,175,689 | 31%
Education $2,698,063 | 29%
Health $2,069,913 | 15%
Neighborhoods $1,586,638 | 12%
Economic Prosperity $1,284,588 | 10%
Environment $399,756 | 3%
Other $110,336 | 1%