2019 Grants Report

Arts & Culture

  • Ann Arbor Symphony, Ann Arbor, MI - $15,000. Concert Support. 2019
  • Ballet Chelsea, Chelsea, MI - $5,000. General Operating Support. 2019
  • Crooked Tree Art Center, Petoskey, MI - $30,000. upstART Program in Traverse City. 2019
  • Fiddle Ensemble, Inc., Saline, MI - $5,000. General Operating Support. 2019
  • Floyd J. McCree Theater, Flint, MI - $10,000. After School Performing Arts Workshops. 2019 - 2020
  • Grand Rapids Symphony, Grand Rapids, MI - $250,000. Student Engagement Through Music. 2018 - 2022
  • Michigan Theater Foundation, Ann Arbor, MI - $1,000,000. Purcahse & Renovations of State Theater. 2016 - 2020
  • Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum, Mt. Pleasant, MI - $25,000. 3,2,1 Blast Off Exhibit. 2019
  • University of Michigan Library, Ann Arbor, MI - $1,000,000. Endow a Conservation Librarian Position. 2016 - 2020
  • West Michigan Symphony, Muskegon, MI - $15,000. General Operating Support. 2019

Civic & Community

  • 826michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - $20,000. After School Enrichment for Detroit Youth. 2019
  • Ann Arbor Teen Center:Neutral Zone, Ann Arbor, MI - $100,000. S.C.O.R.E. Program. 2015 - 2019
  • Detroit Horse Power, Detroit, MI - $15,000. Social & Emotional Learning Through the Power of Horses. 2019 - 2020
  • Edenville Township, Edenville, MI - $25,000. Fire Station Renovations. 2019
  • Educate Youth 501c3, Ypsilanti, MI - $10,000. H.O.P.E. Program. 2019
  • Ele's Place, Ann Arbor, MI - $250,000. Capital Campaign. 2018 - 2022
  • Family Learning Institute, Ann Arbor, MI - $80,000. Free Tutoring Program. 2017 - 2020
  • First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI - $190,000. Vision 175 - Investing in Our Future. 2018 - 2019
  • Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI - $15,000. Non Traditional Career Exploration. 2019 - 2020
  • Greater Midland Early Childhood, Midland, MI - $12,000. Early Childhood Sponsorship. 2019 - 2020
  • Kid's Food Basket, Grand Rapids, MI - $5,000. Healthy Children Healthy Futures. 2019
  • Growing Hope, Yipsilanti, MI - $25,000. Increasing Access to Healthy Affordable Food. 2019
  • Junior Achievement of Central Michiagn, Inc. Midland, MI - $45,000. K-12 Junior Achievement Programming. 2019 - 2021
  • MichiganMichigan Foster Care Closet, Plymouth, MI - $45,000. Western Washtenaw/Jackson Branch Operating Expenses. 2019 - 2021
  • Ozone House, Ann Arbor, MI - $400,000. Front Door Campaign. 2019 - 2021
  • Pivot Point, Midland, MI - $13,608. Recovery At Work. 2019
  • Reaching Our Community Kids, Midland, MI - $45,000. Rock Grounded. 2019 - 2021
  • SOS Community Services, Ypsilanti, MI - $40,000. Parents As Teachers. 2019 - 2020
  • St. Louis Center, Chelsea, MI - $750,000. Construction of Homes. 2015 - 2019
  • West Midland Family Center, Shepherd, MI - $60,000. Summer & After School Programs. 2019 - 2020

Education

  • Albion College, Albion, MI - $500,000. Vitek Center for Musical Arts. 2018 – 2022
  • Alpena Community College, Alpena, MI - $150,000. Center for Health Sciences & Student Services. 2019 - 2021
  • Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI - $500,000. Ecosysstem Preserve & Bunker Interpretive Center. 2015 - 2019
  • Delta College Foundation, University Center, MI - $150,000. Construction of a New Delta College Midland Center. 2018 - 2021
  • Ferris Foundation, Big Rapids, MI - $150,000. Swan Annex Renovation. 2018 - 2019
  • Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, MI - $5,000. Artworks 2019 Summer Work Study. 2019
  • Kettering University, Flint, MI - $50,000. Learning Commons Programs. 2019 - 2020
  • Lake Superior State University Foundation, Sault Ste. Marie, MI - $100,000. Center For Freshwater Research & Education. 2018 - 2020
  • Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI - $250,000. West Hall Innovation Center & Library. 2018 - 2023
  • Spring Arbor University, Ann Arbor, MI - $150,000. Ormston Hall Renovations. 2019 - 2024
  • University of Michigan, School of Music, Ann Arbor, MI - $750,000. New State of the Art Facility. 2019 - 2024

Environmental

  • American Bird Conservancy, The Plains, VA - $500,000. Kirkland’s Warbler Recovery Program. 2018 – 2020
  • Conservation Resource Alliance, Traverse City, MI - $80,000. Reconnecting Mason Creek to the Betsie River Watershed. 2018 - 2019
  • For Love of Water, Traverse City, MI - $30,000. Educating Community to Protect Their Ground Water Resources. 2019
  • National Wildlife Foundation, Ann Arbor, MI - $100,000. Sacred Grounds Program. 2019 - 2020
  • Nature Conservancy, Lansing, MI - $750,000. General Operating Support. 2019 - 2024
  • Paddle Antrim, Elk Rapids, MI - $27,500. Chain of Lakes Water Trail. 2019

Health & Human Services

  • Arbor Hospice Foundation, Ann Arbor, MI - $150,000. JoElyn Program For Children. 2019 – 2024
  • Beacon House, Marquette, MI - $50,000. Steve Mariucci Family Beacon House. 2019 - 2020
  • Cancer Support Community of Greater Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI - $15,000. Expansion of Cancer Support Services. 2019
  • Children's Leukemia Foundation, Farmington Hills, MI - $10,000. Program Support. 2019 - 2020
  • Corner Health Center, Ypsilanti, MI - $200,000. General Operations. 2016 - 2020
  • Council on Domestic Violence - Shelterhouse, Midland, MI - $500,000. New Facility. 2018 - 2022
  • Friends of the Master, Inc., Ypsilanti, MI - $50,000. Lasting Transitions Through Psychosocial Integration. 2019
  • Friends In Deed, Ypsilanti, MI - $60,000. Benefits & Budget Enhancement. 2019 - 2021
  • Grass Lake Sanctuary, Ann Arbor, MI - $50,000. Breast Cancer Survivor Program. 2019
  • Greater Lansing Food Bank, Lansing, MI - $10,000. Building Hope Campaign. 2019 - 2020
  • Hope Dental Clinic, Ypsilanti, MI - $150,000. General Operations. 2016 - 2020
  • Interfaith Hospitality Network of Washtenaw, Ann Arbor, MI - $45,000. General Operations. 2019 - 2021
  • Mary Free Bed, Grand Rapids, MI - $500,000. Expansion & Renovation Project. 2016 - 2020
  • Michigan Ability Partners, Ann Arbor, MI - $50,000. General Operataing Support. 2019 - 2020
  • Midland County Council On Aging, Midland, MI - $50,000. New Building. 2019
  • Munson Healthacare Foundation, Traverse City, MI - $250,000. Family Birth & Children's Center. 2019 -2024
  • Planned Parenthood, Ann Arbor, MI - $400,000. Sexual Health Education For Teens. 2018 - 2021
  • Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI - $2,750. 2019 Family Support Program. 2019
  • St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI - $1,000,000. The Campaign to Transform Cancer Care. 2018 - 2022
  • Washtenaw Housing Alliance, Ann Arbor, MI - $100,000. Sr. Yvonne Gellise Fund for Permanent Supportive Housing Services. 2018 - 2019

Trustee-Directed Grants

  • Ann Arbor Teen Center, Ann Arbor, MI - $5,000
  • Cancer Services of Midland, Midland, MI - $5,000
  • Culture Source, Detroit, MI - $2,500
  • Culver Educational Foundation, Culver, IN - $5,000.
  • Delta College Fund, University Center, MI - $5,000.
  • Driftseed, Birmingham, MI - $5,000.
  • Educate Youth 501c3, Ypsilanti, MI - $2,000.
  • Ele's Place, Ann Arbor, MI - $1,000.
  • First United Methodist Church, Grand Rapids, MI - $5,000
  • Hasenfeld Children's Hospital, New York, New York - $2,500.
  • Hispanic Police Officer Association of Michigan-Detroit Chapter, Detroit, MI - $10,000.
  • Interfaith Hospitality Network of Washtenaw, Ann Arbor, MI - $1,000.
  • La Jolla Country Day School, La Jolla, CA - $500.
  • Legacy Center for Community Services, Midland, MI - $5,000.
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA - $5,000.
  • Michigan Foster Care Closet, Plymouth, MI - $5,000.
  • Midland Area Community Foundation, Midland, MI - $5,000.
  • Mustard Seed Shelter, Saginaw, MI - $5,000.
  • Our House, Ann Arbor, MI - $2,500
  • Southern Shores Field Service Council, Boy Scouts of America, Ypsilanti, MI - $300.
  • St. Louis Center, Chelsea, MI - $1,000.
  • The Bridge Food Center, Midland, MI - $5,000.
  • United Way of Washtenaw County, Ann Arbor, MI - $3,000.
  • University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI - $3,000.
  • University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute, Ann Arbor, MI - $20,000.
  • Voices For Children, San Diego, CA - $1,000.
  • Wedgewood Christian Services, Grand Rapids, MI - $20,000.
  • We The People, Ypsilanti, MI - $5,000.
  • William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor, MI - $3,000.