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Focusing on Opportunities to Learn, Grow and Thrive!

The first day of the 2017/2018 school year is just 10 days away! And the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation is excited for the opportunity to again support another successful year for Grand Rapids Public Schools and its students. One of the ways we ensure that every GRPS student has ...
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Welcome, MayLena! Administrative Assistant

Meet MayLena, Administrative Assistant extraordinaire and the newest member of the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation! And now already a month in, MayLena is hitting her stride and making a wonderful addition to the team. A graduate of Godwin Heights, Maylena grew up in Wyoming, Michigan and attended Grand Rapids ...
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30 Days to Start

Although the start of school is a month away, “August 28, don’t be late!” the team here at Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation is busy preparing for another successful year! Here are a few fun upcoming events to get marked on your calendar ASAP. First on the end of summer ...
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And the Rest is History!

Who doesn’t love a good history lesson? Although our history isn’t steeped in intrigue and mystery, it is a story full of truly philanthropic individuals who saw a need and decided to be the change. It all started in 1993 when the Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament came to town ...
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The Exclusive Fundraising Partner of Grand Rapids Public Schools

The Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation is dedicated to the educational well-being of every Grand Rapids Public Schools student. As the exclusive fundraising partner for GRPS, we are committed to linking community resources and raising funds to benefit the almost 17,000 students and 53 schools in the district. Why we ...
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