The GR Forward Goal 4 Alliance is a citizen-led council that advises DGRI staff on programs and projects related that enable Downtown GR's economy and business climate to thrive. Click here to read more about GR Forward Goal 4 background, purpose and recommendations. (PDF)
The Alliance brings together people with different knowledge, perspectives, and backgrounds to solve problems, identity opportunities, and support the day-to-day work of improving Grand Rapids' central city.
Appointed by the DGRI Board of Advisors, members typically have personal interest and/or professional expertise in finance, education, entretpreneurship, small business ownership and economic development.
The Alliance meets regularly and provides the DGRI management staff with critical input that drives organizational budgets, programs, events, projects, incentives, and services.