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Welcome to the CMC

For over 25 years the Community Media Center has acquired and maintained technology tools, media services and community venues to benefit the Grand Rapids community. Explore this site to discover how CMC's television, radio, IT, education and live theatre resources are here to help you.

Bliss for GR - Friends of GR Parks

New Episode! Friends of GR Parks Executive Director Steve Faber stopped in to chat with 2nd Ward City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss about upcoming projects and fun events! Watch it here.


Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss talks with Local First's Executive Director Elissa Hillary about the city's new point/reward system for recycling.




Video brought to you by GRTV and Wealthy Theatre
October 24. 2011
Wealthy Theatre Grand Rapids, MI

Thursday, June 23rd, the Theatre Historical Society paid a visit to Wealthy Theatre and presented a screening of the digitally remastered film "Windjammer."




Video brought to you by GRTV and Wealthy Theatre
October 19. 2011
Wealthy Theatre Grand Rapids, MI

Rapid Growth's October Speaker Series takes a look at the state of our Grand Rapids public schools, the role of schools in revitalizing Michigan neighborhoods, and what is on the horizon.

Did you know that Grand Rapids Public Schools had over 1000 people participate in its recent 5 year Strategic Plan?

Did you know that Grand Rapids Public Schools has more public/private partnerships than any other district in the State?

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Not Your Average Speaker Series: Schools of Thought from Wealthy Theatre on Vimeo.


Community Foundation's GrantOff

Posted: 10/10/2011

Community Foundation's GrantOff

The CMC IT team is proud to announce the launch of GRCF's GrantOff! The Community Foundation came to us with the idea of creating a section of the site to allow people to vote between two nonprofits with the winner getting a free $1,000 grant. Together we took the initial idea of "crowd sourced philanthropy" and worked it to include quick videos of the nonprofits; tie-ins with Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube; and a vote bar so you can see how each non-profit is doing.

Clicking on the simple Vote button counts as a single vote, but since...

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