In the B2B Zones

Supporting 15,000 children who live in the four neighborhood zones shown on the map, Believe 2 Become is a collaborative partnership of hundreds of organizations and individuals who believe in the unlimited potential of Grand Rapids students, and expect them to succeed. Believe 2 Become is creating real opportunities for students from these neighborhood zones to become the people they aspire to be.

B2B Central Zone

B2B Central Zone

Home of Ford Middle School and Baxter Community Center, the B2B central zone includes all or some of the Heartside, Heritage Hill, East Hills, SECA, South Hill, and Baxter neighborhoods.

B2B West Zone

B2B West Zone

Home of Cesar Chavez Elementary School and The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, the B2B west zone includes all or some of the Heartside, Black Hills, and Roosevelt Park neighborhoods.

B2B East Zone

B2B East Zone

Home of Alexander Elementary School and Martin Luther King Park, the B2B east zone includes all or some of the Eastown, Ottawa Hills, Fuller Avenue, Oakdale, and Eastgate neighborhoods.

B2B South Zone

B2B South Zone

Home of Burton and Buchanan Elementary Schools, the B2B south zone includes most of the Garfield Park neighborhood.