2011 Grants — Community Capital Projects
The following is a list of all grants awarded in the last calendar year. In addition, archived grant lists are available at the bottom of the page.
Grand Rapids Community College Foundation - $750,000www.grcc.edu
Support for the acquisition and renovation of the former Davenport University downtown campus, as well as the renovation of existing campus facilities including the Ford Fieldhouse, Main building, and Cook Academic Hall.
Grand Rapids Public Schools - $23,000www.grps.k12.mi.us
Support for development of an accessible outdoor playground and learning environment sited on the campus of Grand Rapids Public Schools' Lincoln Development Center and available for use by the broader community.
Kids' Food Basket - $62,000www.kidsfoodbasket.org
Support for a better and larger space to house an innovative approach to reducing hunger among preschool- and elementary-aged children.
Senior Meals Program, Inc. - $124,000www.seniormealsonwheels.org
Support for a capital campaign to acquire, renovate, and equip a once vacant warehouse southwest of downtown Grand Rapids to house a new, expanded central kitchen in support of the Senior Meals Program.
West Michigan Sports Commission - $300,000www.westmichigansportscommission.com
Support to expand the region's capacity to attract youth and amateur baseball and softball tournaments, stimulate economic activity, and potentially generate substantial economic impact.
Women's Resource Center of Northern Michigan - $40,000www.wrcnm.org
Support for the acquisition and renovation of a facility to expand its retail thrift store operation.