With the cost of college rising it can be hard for students to be able to afford the higher education, but the Grand Rapids Community Foundation would like to help. GRCF want to see students gain opportunities and also find a path to the careers they are passionate about. Since 1945, the Community Foundation has been helping students afford higher education through awarding $1 million every year to the community. In 1975, Grand Rapids Community Foundation partnered with Fred & Lena Meijer to provide scholarships to Meijer employees’ children. Now it has now been expanded to include Meijer employees as well. The scholarship will be offered again this year, with two $10,000 scholarships available as well as many $3,000 scholarships.
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