2012 Grants — Protecting the Environment
The following is a list of all current year grant awards in this program area. In addition, archived grant lists are available by selecting 2009-111 Grants.
City of Grand Rapids - $10,000www.grcity.us
Support for a stormwater mitigation demonstration project on Plainfield Avenue.
Council of Michigan Foundations - $15,000www.michiganfoundations.org
Support for the start-up of the Great Lakes Funders Collaborative.
Friends of the Boyne, Inc. - $8,200www.boyneriver.org
For the creation of the Boyne River Natural Area.
Grand Rapids Public Schools - $100,000www.grps.k12.mi.us
Support for the construction of a permanent facility to house the Blandford School, an integrated, experiential environmental school for 6th graders in the Grand Rapids Public Schools.
Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy - $75,000www.gtrlc.org
Support for the launch of the FarmAbility program - an interim financing mechanism to protect farmland along the US-31 corridor.
Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition - $45,000www.bikegrandrapids.org
Support for the launch of a broad-based coalition that advocates for bicycling to become a daily activity throughout the Greater Grand Rapids region.