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The Teresa Weatherall Neal Principals Discretionary Fund

Every Grand Rapids Public Schools student deserves every opportunity to succeed. And as the exclusive fundraising partner of GRPS, the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation is dedicated to raising funds that benefit each and every student. One such fund, earmarked to resolve urgent or essential needs of students as well ...
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Teamwork & Robots

Linda and her teammates are involved year-round on Robotics Team 904 at City High Middle School. They love to problem solve through coding, and apply their systematic grit to create and build a robot capable of withstanding the fierce competition. As a team, they learn how to build and interpret ...
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The Battle is ON!

GR8 Sports, Great Kids introduces the second season of Battle of the Brackets The excitement is mounting and the competition is preparing - preparing for another great season of Battle of the Brackets. Embracing the Grand Rapids workforce’s competitive spirit, while also raising money for Grand Rapids Public Schools K-8 ...
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Meet Cindy!

Meet Cindy Conkle. Our Director of Annual Fund, resident guru of gratefulness and a Harry Potter fanatic! Working with the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation (GRSAF) team, Cindy shares her love and knowledge for all things Grand Rapids through her leadership of our signature events MindShare and the Foundation for ...
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Meet Carolyn!

Meet Carolyn Frank. Our Administrative Assistant extraordinaire! After working with the fabulous team at Habitat for Humanity of Kent County for two years, Carolyn joined the team at the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation this past September. Not only does Carolyn bring top-notch trouble-shooting skills and organization to the table, she ...
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