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Friday, December 18, 2015
If national numbers hold up in West Michigan, as many as 40 percent of the homeless teens on a given night identify as LGBT.Which could mean up to 80 young people in Grand Rapids alone.The Grand Rapids Community Foundation gave Arbor Circle and the Gay and Lesbian Network of Grand Rapids $20,000 to study and support this somewhat hidden population. Julie Cnossen from Arbor Circle explained the...
Thursday, December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015—Our LGBT Fund at Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently awarded its first grant--$20,000—to a new collaborative project between Arbor Circle and the Lesbian Gay Community Network of Western Michigan (The Network) for a program that will help LGBT youth and families. Both Arbor Circle and The Network will work collaboratively to identify youth in need of care and...
Thursday, December 3, 2015
$300,000 GRANT TO EXPAND RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH SERVICES IN WEST MICHIGANGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. December 3, 2015 – Grand Rapids Community Foundation today announced a $300,000 grant to Arbor Circle to expand outreach, interventions, and services for runaway and homeless youth. The grant made possible by Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Fund for Community Good and the Kate Pew...