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MindShare
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Mindshare 2018
Celebrating 15 years & more than $2.4 million raised

Presented by

Building on a foundation for student success in the Grand Rapids Public Schools

When & Where

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

6:30pm to 9pm

Doors open at 5:30pm

 

JW Marriott Hotel

International Ballroom

235 Louis St. NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

 

Business Attire

MindShare is Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation’s premiere gala. This annual event showcases the talents of Grand Rapids Public Schools students, highlights the impact of the Foundation’s work, and gives the community the opportunity to invest in educational opportunities to help all students learn, develop and thrive.

Why should I donate?

The Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation believes that every child deserves meaningful educational experiences and opportunities to reach his/her highest potential. Your donation supports an 
equitable approach to education whereby student success is no longer dictated by access to resources, but instead only by their own unlimited potential and interests.

Mindshare 2018 was a success

Sponsorship levels

$125

Individual

One Seat

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$500

Developing

Two Seats

Company/organization name recognized in program and on screen during event.

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$1,500

Inspiring

One table of eight

Company/organization name recognized in program and on screen during event.

$2,500

Learning

One table of 8 in a preferred location

Company name in print materials, including event program and GRSAF newsletter.

Company/organization featured in social media opportunities, including name and link on GRSAF website and on Facebook.

Company/organization name featured on screen during event program.

$5,000

Growing

One table of 8 in a preferred location

Recognition of company/organization onstage and in all communications and materials.

Company name in print materials, including event program and GRSAF newsletter.

Company/organization featured in social media opportunities, including name and link on GRSAF website and on Facebook.

Company/organization name featured on screen during event program.

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$10,000

Succeeding

Two tables of eight in a premier location

Company name in print materials, including event program and GRSAF newsletter.

Company/organization featured in social media opportunities, including name and link on GRSAF website and on Facebook.

Company/organization name and logo featured on screen during event program.

Our Team

Host Committee

  • Chairs
  • India Manns
  • Julie Towner
  • Jill Wilterdink
  • Charles Ash
  • Deb Bailey
  • Troy Butler
  • Christopher Dean
  • Kellie Dean
  • Laurie Gardner
  • Brendan Geary
  • Natalie Hall
  • Mark Janes
  • Nancy Kennedy
  • Paul Lee
  • Quan Mac
  • Kathleen McEwen
  • Gretchen Mousel
  • Carrie Ottenweller
  • Ruth Posthumus
  • Jeff Synder
  • Adriana Tanner, MD
  • LaTarro Traylor
  • Jill Welsh
  • Larry Oberst

Board of Directors

  • President
  • Charles Ash
  • Vice President
  • D. Andrew Portinga
  • Secretary
  • Madelaine Lane
  • Treasurer
  • Susan Valcq
  • Executive Director
  • Michele Suchovsky
  • Ex Officio
  • Teresa Weatherall Neal
  • Wendy Falb, Ph.D.
  • Mary Bouwense
  • Founding Scholars
  • Peter Cook
  • Doug and Maria DeVos
  • Rich and Helen Devos
  • Fred and Linn Keller
  • David and Linda Mehney
  • Fred and Lena Meijer
  • Charles and Stella Royce
  • Peter and Joan Secchia
  • Peter Wege
  • John Wheeler
  • Christina Arnold
  • Deb Bailey
  • Brookton Behm
  • Maria DeVos
  • Brendan Geary
  • Max Gibbs
  • Art Gray
  • Amy Keane
  • Nancy Kennedy
  • Paul Lee
  • Quan Mac
  • Liesel Litzenburger Meijer
  • Ruth Posthumus
  • Leandro Robles
  • Adriana Tanner, MD
  • Doug Thompson
  • Julie Towner
  • Maribeth Wardrop
  • Jill Wilterdink
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Contact Us

To request a ticket or to learn more about sponsorship opportunities
contact Meghan Grimshaw at meghan@grsaf.org