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Eric Northard Memorial Travel Scholarship Fund established at Community Foundation

NEWS RELEASE   CONTACT: Mindy Nuhring Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation Executive Director mindy.nuhring@gracf.org 218-999-9100     PHOTO:  Eric Northard and GRHS 2016 graduate, Andy Anderson   Eric Northard Memorial Travel Scholarship Fund established at Community Foundation   In the halls of Grand Rapids High School (GRHS) and in the community, esteemed social studies teacher, Mr. Eric Northard, won’t soon be forgotten.  For many years, Mr. Northard orchestrated transformative international trips for District 318 students that were unforgettable and life changing. Eric and his wife, Nancy, were also active Rotarians and hosted numerous foreign exchange students over the years.   Brielle Carlson,

By |April 17th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on Eric Northard Memorial Travel Scholarship Fund established at Community Foundation

Fund established to honor Jesse Davis

NEWS RELEASE   CONTACT: Mindy Nuhring Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation Executive Director mindy.nuhring@gracf.org 218-999-9100       Fund established to honor Jesse Davis   In a tribute to a cherished community member who dedicated his life to making this area a better place to live, the Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program Board has established a scholarship in Jesse Davis’s honor at the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation.   One of Jesse’s many passions was his love for music, specifically orchestral music.  Jesse served as the Board Chair of the Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program and was an avid viola

By |April 10th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on Fund established to honor Jesse Davis

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation 30th Anniversary Kick-Off

    NEWS RELEASE   CONTACT: Mindy Nuhring Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation Executive Director mindy.nuhring@gracf.org 218-999-9100     PHOTO:  Artwork by Michelle Linn of Itasca Creations   Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation 30th Anniversary Kick-Off   The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation (GRACF) is celebrating their 30th Anniversary in 2024 and is hosting a kick-off event on April’s First Friday Art Walk event April 5, 2024, from 4-7pm at the Community Foundation, 350 NW 1st Avenue, Suite E, Grand Rapids, Minnesota.  On display will be artwork from Michelle (Shelly) Linn of Itasca Creations.  Shelly retired to the Itasca County

By |April 2nd, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation 30th Anniversary Kick-Off

Herald Review Business Brief

Herald Review Business Brief   Business Name:  Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation.  Mindy Nuhring, Executive Director   What products/services do you offer? The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation (GRACF) is a nonprofit organization that has the goal of joining donors’ charitable intentions with community needs.  GRACF serves the community by providing financial support to area nonprofit organizations through grantmaking and to area students through scholarships, by managing crisis funds that serve local citizens, and providing assistance to donors and philanthropists by helping them fulfill their giving goals.  We serve the Greater Itasca Area (Itasca County and surrounding areas). How long

By |March 27th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on Herald Review Business Brief

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation celebrates 30 years with Seeds of Change Campaign

NEWS RELEASE   CONTACT: Mindy Nuhring Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation Executive Director mindy.nuhring@gracf.org 218-999-9100 Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation celebrates 30 years with Seeds of Change Campaign   An organization started by local citizens is turning 30 this year!  Thirty years ago, a group of involved community members got together to discuss that the Greater Itasca Area could use an organization where local citizens could give back to the community to improve the quality of life for those who live here.   They went on to establish the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation (GRACF).   After three decades of uniting

By |March 20th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation celebrates 30 years with Seeds of Change Campaign

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