Grateful Giving: It feels good!

Grateful Giving: It feels good!

I am impressed with the philanthropists in this community who give their time, talents, and treasures to make a difference. Patti serves as treasurer for an international nonprofit with a local chapter that improves educational projects. Mark takes part in an annual...

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Why Start a Donor Advised Fund?

Why Start a Donor Advised Fund?

The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation and our affiliate organizations, Allendale Community Foundation and Coopersville Area Community Foundation, hold more than 700 funds. About 209 of them are donor advised funds. Let’s talk more about what a donor advised fund...

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Top 4 Community Foundation Myths

Top 4 Community Foundation Myths

There’s a lot of information floating around out there about what community foundations are and do. We’re here to help clear up some of the confusion.  Top 4 Community Foundation Myths: Debunked Below is a list of the top five community foundation myths, along with...

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A Benefit of Being 72

A Benefit of Being 72

A Unique Benefit of Being 72: What To Do With Your Required Minimum Distribution A benefit of being 72 years old? You can use your required minimum distribution (RMD) to benefit your community! Let’s talk about what that is, and...

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Community Is Our Name

Community Is Our Name

What Is a Community Foundation?  At The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation, we often get questions about what exactly a community foundation is and does. We’ll provide some insight on that below, as well as some information about why and how you may wish to get...

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Is it Burnout or Stress? 3 Signs of Job Burnout

Is it Burnout or Stress? 3 Signs of Job Burnout

Along with so many other things, the awareness of job burnout has been heightened during the pandemic. The World Health Organization defines burnout as “a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.”  When...

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