Volunteers for HWMUW Events

Steelcase Foundation and Heart of West Michigan United Way

Steelcase has a long history of supporting Heart of West Michigan United Way (HWMUW). Last year, with some help from the Steelcase Foundation, Steelcase Inc.’s United Way campaign raised $1,132,719, with $602,000 raised through employee contributions. This year, the Foundation has awarded $450,000 to HWMUW, directing $400,000 to its Community Investment Fund (including $200,000 in…

How does the Steelcase Foundation respond to pressing community needs?

Nonprofits are on the frontline of communities: meeting basic needs, connecting people to resources, advocating for policy change, and providing programs government and the private sector cannot accomplish. Because of their central position in communities, nonprofits often take on the role of first responders. When there is a lack of affordable housing, an increase in…

2018 Second Quarter Grant Awards

The Steelcase Foundation awarded five grants to the following organizations for second quarter of 2018. Education Grand Rapids Public Schools received $580,000 over three years to continue its Harvard Leadership Development grant, furthering the culture shift in the district through comprehensive professional development, and explicit discussion of equity, race, and class consciousness. Human Service Covenant…