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GVSU professor examining why Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo philanthropy

Date: August 31, 2013

Grand Valley State University political science professor Michelle Miller-Adams has received a fellowship from the university to compare the philanthropic cultures in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.

Through GVSU’s Russell G. Mawby Fellowships in Philanthropic Studies, Miller-Adams will examine “why two similar communities have produced such different models of philanthropic behavior, and what are the implications of the different models for philanthropy and volunteerism in the broader communities,” according to the university.


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