The one-man powerhouse of Housing Next, Ryan Kilpatrick, is working to reduce barriers to the creation of housing at all price points, utilizing his experience in building bridges between nonprofits, developers and state and local authorities.
The owners of a handmade candle company in Grand Rapids are now selling a special limited-edition product to raise funds for i understand, a mental health nonprofit.
The Food Bank Council of Michigan is teaming up with South Michigan Food Bank and Grace Health to address food insecurity and encourage healthy lifestyles with the launch of the Grace Health Fresh Food Pharmacy in Battle Creek.
A nonprofit that houses families with critically ill children in a homelike atmosphere has appointed its 2021 board of directors and executive committee.
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce created and filled the new role of inclusion manager on its talent development team.
A licensed family nurse practitioner in Grand Rapids, specializing in complex developmental trauma (CDT), launched Healing Connection, a trauma-informed resource for training and advocacy for childhood trauma-related education.
A new sober living home opened its doors for young men on the road to recovery from addiction.
The Literacy Center of West Michigan has moved to the second phase of a $750,000 U.S. Department of Education challenge to advance pre-apprenticeship programs for adults.
ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan was awarded two $5 million grants to fund projects that focus on addressing racial inequity.
Teen artists from the West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology and the social enterprise print shop Ambrose teamed up with X-Rite and Pantone to create apparel that addresses social justice issues in West Michigan and beyond.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation chose a leader to oversee its charitable activities in New Mexico.
Grand Rapids Community College Workforce Training Department was awarded a three-year, $1,050,344 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to support its Equitable Empowerment Through Career Pathways program.
The director of Wedgwood’s Autism Center for Child Development was appointed board president of the Michigan Behavior Analysis Providers Association (MiBAP).
The Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area made another round of grants from its COVID-19 Community Stabilization Fund.
The nonprofit Amplify GR elevated two key team members to roles of greater impact and responsibility.
In the face of the pandemic and a historical staffing shortage, direct care workers have continued to answer the call and care for older adults and people with disabilities.
West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology appointed a new board president and added three new board members.
Downtown Grand Rapids homeless shelter Dégagé Ministries said Thursday that longtime Executive Director Marge Palmerlee will retire effective this month and a new leader was chosen to replace her.
Children’s Advocacy Center of Kent County was the 2020 beneficiary of the Commercial Alliance of Realtors West Michigan Cares Campaign, the alliance recently announced.
A local nonprofit focused on building community and stability for refugees and New Americans is using federal funding to create a consortium of local experts to provide mental health services.