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 - $10,000


Support for a stormwater mitigation demonstration project on Plainfield Avenue.

Council of Michigan Foundations - $15,000


Support for the start-up of the Great Lakes Funders Collaborative.

Friends of the Boyne, Inc. - $8,200


For the creation of the Boyne River Natural Area.

Grand Rapids Public Schools - $100,000


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 - $75,000


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 - $45,000


Support for the launch of a broad-based coalition that advocates for bicycling to become a daily activity throughout the Greater Grand Rapids region.

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