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Annual Fundraising Events


Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation hosts special fundraising events every year to share our work with the community and to provide an opportunity for investment.


Foundation for the Future Luncheon

This annual luncheon is free and open to the public and provides a community update about the work of the Grand Rapids Public Schools. The luncheon is a fundraiser as well where guests have the opportunity to make a financial contribution to the Foundation. Save the date for October 19, 2016. Learn More



This annual event showcases the talents of Grand Rapids Public Schools students, highlights the impact of our work and gives the community the opportunity to invest in educational opportunities to help all of our students to learn, develop and thrive. Save the date for April 26, 2017. Learn More


Latest News

A Closer Look

From January 29 to February 1, Aby visited Washington D.C. with over 35 other students and staff from Grand Rapids Public Schools as part of National Close-Up Washington D.C. program. Close-up is a nonpartisan non-profit ...
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GRIT: A year in review of GR8 Sports

Athletics help students develop grit, which is the ability to persevere in the face of challenge, to focus on a goal, and to not give-up. Superintendent Weatherall Neal spoke about grit with a community of ...
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Experiencing First Stage at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre

*Maria has a BIG imagination that knows no boundaries- and sometimes that makes it hard for her to connect with her peers. This year, Maria joined First Stage at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. First ...
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