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Upcoming Events


MindShare 2020 | April 29, 2020


Battle of the Brackets | March 19, 2020


 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 where guests have the opportunity to make a financial contribution to the Foundation. Stay tuned for Foundation for the Future Luncheon 2020 date! For more information please email Salina Bishop at [email protected].



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. Learn More


Latest News

**SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT*** AN UPDATE ON COVID-19: Operations & MindShare event

Dear Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation supporters, We have been monitoring the global outbreak of COVID-19. Our highest priority, of course, is to ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of our staff as well as ...
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Good Things Happen to Readers 2019

Author Peter H. Reynolds book The Dot Another exciting and successful Good Things Happen to Readers is in the books!  Through a generous gift from Laurie Huizenga,  a visionary and a former teacher, Good things ...
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Life of a Book

Take a journey into literacy through the eyes of a book! The ability to read and write effectively empowers students to become more confidently engaged with the world around them.  Through Literacy focused instruction, the ...
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