CREC Project News and Updates

CREC Travels to Grand Rapids, Michigan

July 12, 2015

Mark White and Randall Arthur traveled to Grand Rapids, Michigan to present preliminary findings to stakeholders as a part of an ongoing project with the W.K. Kellog Foundation and the City of Grand Rapids.

The trip focused on describing the existing conditions and economic opportunities of targeted neighborhoods of focus, as part of an ongoing evaluation of the Grand Rapids workforce.

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), founded in 1930 as an independent, private foundation by breakfast cereal pioneer Will Keith Kellogg, is among the largest philanthropic foundations in the United States.

About This Project

Grand Rapids Workforce Demand Analysis
Start Date: Jan 1970 — End Date: Jan 1970

CREC working in collaboration with the George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis provided information and research that will inform the city’s workforce development efforts aimed at leveraging planned public investments in street reconstruction, parks renovations, and river restoration. Working in conjunction with the William K. Kellogg Foundation, this research allowed municipal leaders and community […]

About the Client

W.K.Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is among the largest philanthropic foundations in the United States.