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Corporate Giving

We can connect your business with a wide range of resources at Grand Valley to benefit your company.




Grand Valley State University has a long history of partnerships with business leaders, dating back to the founding of the university by West Michigan leaders. We know the value of strong relationships with corporations and we strive to help build a stronger region and state through those partnerships.

Grand Valley's University Development Office is a convenient gateway to accessing the university's vast resources. Our role is to create new, mutually beneficial relationships with our corporate partners, matching their objectives with the university's priorities.


There are many ways to engage with Grand Valley's resources, including:

  • Student and alumni talent
  • Strategic giving opportunities
  • Faculty expertise
  • New technologies
  • High-tech facilities
  • Student project teams to solve real-world issues for your business
  • Continuing education
  • Entrepreneur support
  • Business performance
  • Building your brand on campus



Contact University Development today to find out how we can help you navigate through Grand Valley's considerable resources:

Shannon Wilson
Director of Corporate Giving
(616) 331-6539