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  • February 26

    Building a New Life

    With a recidivism rate of just 4.6 perfect, 70x7 Life Recovery is making a tremendous impact on the lives of returning citizens and their families as well as local businesses. We are pleased to support 70x7 and excited to see it spread restoration and hope into Grand Rapids.

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  • January 25

    Vision To Learn Providing Students in Grand Rapids Free Eyeglasses

    An estimated 3,000 Grand Rapids Public Schools students do not have the eyeglasses they need to see the board, read a book, or participate in class. We are proud to partner with Vision To Learn to help our Grand Rapids students see.

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  • January 15

    Why Grand Rapids Is One of the Fastest Growing Cities in America and a Hotbed for Entrepreneurs

    Our Grand Rapids community is one of the Foundation’s biggest focus areas. We are proud to invest in our backyard, accelerate community transformation, and help West Michigan become a desirable place to live and work.

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  • January 4

    Operation Good Cheer

    A West Michigan Aviation Academy student brought holiday cheer to foster youth and found joy in the season of giving.

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  • August 13, 2018

    Pitch Perfect

    Spring GR helps local entrepreneurs launch businesses and successfully pitch for start-up funds

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  • November 17, 2017

    Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation 2016 Annual Report

    The Foundation's 2016 Annual Report of Giving

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  • June 1, 2017

    Michigan Change Makers: Dynamic disruptors chart the course of change

    Dick and Betsy DeVos: Changing institutions, and the face of their hometown

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  • January 9, 2017

    Dick and Betsy DeVos lift the veil on their $139M in philanthropy

    ​There's no question Dick and Betsy DeVos garner lots of attention – and criticism – for their outsized political donations. But those are pocket change compared to their charitable contributions, which add up to nearly $139 million over their lifetimes.

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  • January 4, 2017

    Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation 2015 Annual Report

    The Foundation's 2015 Annual Report of Giving

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  • December 16, 2016

    Private Pilots Complete First Check Rides in New Planes at School of Missionary Aviation Technology

    The first group of students from the School of Missionary Aviation Technology (SMAT) have completed their private pilot check rides in one of the new twin Cessna 172s.

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  • November 14, 2016

    Community buy-in in West Michigan is improving water life

    Miles apart in West Michigan, two projects are aiming to improve one of the region’s most valued assets: water.

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  • October 27, 2016

    See $2.4M renovation to 122-year-old downtown music center

    The St. Cecilia Music Center has completed its $2.4 million renovations to its 122-year-old building in downtown Grand Rapids.

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