Gifts for the Greater Good: Philanthropy in West Michigan
Patrick Center May 6, 2014 | WGVU The Grand Rapids Community Foundation partnering with Grand Rapids Public Schools and corporate sponsors have crafted Challenge Scholars Rise With Us campaign. A multi-million dollar endowed fund in perpetuity. Grand Rapids Community Foundation President, Diana Sieger, and Cris Kutzli, Challenge Scholars Co-Director, explain it begins with dollars to support an inaugural class of 128 students. But the Rise With Us Campaign takes a unique approach ensuring first generation students, and their parents, are prepared for the college experience.