Supporting worthy causes
You can learn a lot about people by how they give of their time and resources. A company is no different. At AMDG, our investment in a variety of causes makes us who we are. We are privileged to be able to do it.
AMDG Scholarship Assistance Fund at San Juan Diego Academy
AMDG Scholarship at Calvin College
AMDG Architects, Inc Educational Support Services Endowment Fund at Grand Rapids Christian Schools
AMDG Daniel Visser Applied Technology Fund at Grand Rapids Christian Schools
Illiana Christian High School Endowed Scholarship for Adaptive learning
South Christian High School Endowed Scholarship for tuition assistance
AMDG Architects Scholarship Fund at Catholic Central High School
- 3:11 Youth Housing
- Artists Creating Together
- Association for A More Just Society
- BE WELL Center
- Benjamin’s Hope
- Children’s Healing Center
- Down Syndrome Assoc. of Michigan
- Friendship CRC – Christian Education Fund
- Georgetown Harmony Homes
- Grand Rapids Center for Community Transformation
- Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center
- Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
- Grand Rapids Christian Schools
- Guiding Light
- Heart of West MI United Way
- Hope College
- Humane Society of West Michigan
- Illiana Christian School
- Kids Food Basket
- Metro Health Hospital Foundation
- Pregnancy Resource Center
- Rehoboth Christian Schools
- San Juan Diego Academy
- South Christian High School
- Steepletown Neighborhood Services
- The Endometriosis Foundation of America
- The Leelanau Conservancy
- Timothy Christian Schools
- Treetops collective
It’s important to hear what people in our community have to say, especially those who are well informed. We are honored to be able to host leaders on topics ranging from creativity and design to globalization, faith, and technology.
Justin Beene, Director/Founder, Grand Rapids Center for Community Transformation
Friday, Feb. 8th
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Justin Beene, lives with his wife, Karianne and their three children, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Justin holds a Bachelors of Social Work and Family Studies from Western Michigan University, a Masters in Social Work in Management of Human Services from the University of Michigan, a Master’s of Arts in Ministry Leadership from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, a Doctorate in Transformational Leadership with a focus in Entrepreneurial Transformation from Bakke Graduate University. Justin is the Director/Founder of a partnership called the Grand Rapids Center for Community Transformation, a collective between non-profits, Bethany Christian Services, NAACP of Greater Grand Rapids, GR Nehemiah Project, and two social enterprises, Building Bridges Professional Services and Rising Grinds Café; together partners work to create a flourishing city in Grand Rapids.
Further, Justin is a serial social entrepreneur starting both social enterprises, Building Bridges Professional Services and Rising Grinds Café, along with two consulting businesses, Impact Partners, L3C and Transformational Executive Coaching, LLC providing coaching, consulting, and speaking. Justin is a visionary and practitioner with extensive knowledge and skills in starting and scaling social enterprises, utilizing multiple forms of funding for collaborative projects, creating win/win solutions across sectors, and connecting resources to real problems in innovative and sustainable ways.
Come on over to AMDG at 25 Commerce Ave. SW, Suite 300 with your “brown bag” lunch.
Beverages and snacks will be provided. Time for Q&A and conversation will be included.
If interested, please RSVP on the Eventbrite.