Lilah Crowe, of the Itasca County Historical Society, says that the top question she gets at the Historical Society is, “What is the building in Grand Rapids that just says “Bank” on it?” “Bank” is the word etched into the side of the two-story
It started off with an idea from Nashwauk resident, Marion Kumpula, in the year 2000 and ended with a Community Fund of more than $1 million in December 2020. In twenty years, Nashwauk residents and other supporters of the Nashwauk Area Community Fund were
Anyone interested in pursuing their education during the 2021-2022 school year is encouraged to apply for scholarships through the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation. There is approximately 146 scholarships valued at approximately $170,000. All students, both traditional and nontraditional, are encouraged to apply as
Ben Pederson is a dedicated employee to two employers. He’s worked at MDI for over 15 years and at Grand Rapids Marine for over two years. Ben says that the people at Grand Rapids Marine are “like my second family.” He enjoys both of
As a donor, you select the type of fund that best matches your charitable goals. You can either provide a gift to an existing fund or you can establish a new fund to help you achieve your philanthropic goals and to leave a personal legacy.