The Center for Educational Partnerships prioritizes community engagement. Our work is made possible through the dedication of many partners including schools, businesses, government agencies, and local organizations. A heartfelt THANK YOU to the sponsors who support our various initiatives.


View our schools and their student-led, community-based projects by clicking here: 

Groundswell Student-led Projects


Ada Township Parks

Annis Water Resources Institute

Aquinas College

Blandford Nature Center

Calvin College

Celebration! Cinema

Center for Adult and Continuing Education

Central Michigan University

City of Grand Rapids

City of Wyoming

Cranbrook Institute of Science

Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Inc.

Grand Rapids Community Media Center

Grand Rapids Public Museum

Grand Valley Metro Council

Hispanic Center of Western Michigan

Howard Christensen Nature Center

John Ball Zoo

Kent Conservation District

Kent County

Land Conservancy of West Michigan


Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds

Office of Sponsored Programs


Plaster Creek Stewards

Regional Math and Science Center

River City Wild Ones

United Way of West Michigan

University of Wisconsin, Madison Arboretum

TRiO Teacher Preparation Student Support Services

TRiO Upward Bound

Trout Unlimited

West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology

West Michigan Environmental Action Council

Wittenbach/ Wege Center

WGVU Public Media


Grand Valley State University College of Education and Community Innovation

Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

The Baldwin Foundation

The Wege Foundation

University of Wisconsin, Madison

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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