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Black Wallstreet Grand Rapids secures fiduciary partner

Preston Sain, co-founder of Black Wallstreet Grand Rapids (BWSGR), on Wednesday, June 1, signed a contract with Grand Rapids-based AQUME Foundation to be BWSGR’s fiduciary partner for its $100 million, 16-year capital campaign on which the Business Journal previously reported.


Black Wallstreet Grand Rapids announces partner in $100M capital campaign

Black Wallstreet Grand Rapids has chosen to partner with the Aqume Foundation, a nonprofit focused on financial planning and investing in communities of color.

The decision comes on the 101-year anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

By Kylie M. Ambu (WGVU News)

Posted: June 1, 2022 


New foundation aims to help minorities navigate finances

Every plate of soul food coming out of the Candied Yam’s kitchen is helping create a legacy for Jessica Ann Tyson.

Her 44th Street restaurant employs 15 people and she’s now set to open a second location on South Division in Grand Rapids with the help of AQUME Foundation.

by: Joe LaFurgey (woodtv.com)

Posted: May 31, 2022