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Our Mission

The Grand Rapids Public Schools Foundation believes ALL students deserve the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. 

As an independent nonprofit organization, our primary purpose is to exclusively raise, grow and steward funds and other community resources to support the Grand Rapids Public Schools for the benefit of its students.

Our Impact This Year

  • Students

    15600

  • Schools

    45

  • Funds Raised

    $1800000

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  • Sally Andreatta, Executive Director, GRPSF
    Sally Andreatta, Executive Director, GRPSF

    Together, we walk alongside our school district to empower learning and to create pathways that allow every person in our community to access creativity and opportunity.

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