2012 Grants — Encouraging Civic Progress

The following is a list of all current year grant awards in this program area. In addition, archived grant lists are available by selecting 2009-11 Grants.

City of Harbor Springs - $6,250


Funding support for the Downtown Enhancement Study.

Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation - $50,000


Support for Hurricane Sandy Relief, particularly those hardest hit on Staten Island.

Dwelling Place of Grand Rapids - $150,000


Support for the redesign and renovation of the Herkimer Hotel and the surrounding city block - an historic site that provides affordable housing for low-income individuals along South Division in downtown Grand Rapids.

Grand Rapids Rowing Association - $25,000


Support for course development and site improvements to highlight Grand Rapids and the Grand River as a premier location for the 2012 Mid-American Collegiate Rowing Association Championship Regatta, as well as other competitive rowing events.

Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation - $15,000


Supporting skilled and professional board development for the YMCA of Northern Michigan.

Senior Neighbors, Inc. - $15,000


Support for the relocation and renovation of Senior Neighbors' Central Office to a new first floor suite in the agency’s current location in order to increase access for their clients.

YWCA West Central Michigan - $265,000


Support for a capital campaign to renovate two YWCA facilities in downtown Grand Rapids, enhance technology for improved outreach, and expand services to reach highly vulnerable populations.

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