Children’s Center – $5000. For shelving installation in their new library.
826 Michigan – $1000. Supplies for their Detroit in-school writing program.
Heroes Alliance – $2000. Supplies and after-school snacks for their Cooperative Learning Center program.
Living Arts – $1000. Costumes for their showcase performance.
On Top of the Hill – $1784. Supplies for their Youth Life Skills program.
Girl Scouts of SE Michigan – $2500. For their Girl Engagement Initiative in these areas: Financial Literacy, Health & Wellness, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math, and Outdoor Arts
Vista Maria – $2100. In support of housing and personal expenses of young women in the Sheperd Hall Transitional Living Program.
Alternative for Girls – $2500. Leadership Training Series for Young Women, 100 Girls.
Community Robotics of Metro Detroit – $3028. Fund supplies and equipment costs for the “Discover Robotics” program for young people ages 5-8.
Greening of Detroit – $2500. To expand the Move-Grow-Eat Garden and Nutrition Education program to new community gardens in the Detroit area.
MECCA Development Corporation – $2000. For their Upholstery Training Program that will prepare participants with a skill set for employment.
Clark Park Coalition – $2500. To cover costs for materials, supplies and field trips for an Arts and Crafts and Photojournalism program.
Midnight Golf Program – $2500. To underwrite fees for the Dining and Professional Etiquette component of a 30 week Life Skills Training program.
Arts and Scraps – $2860. To be used for the creation of “STEM Thinking Made Simple” program to leaders of 16 Girl Scout troops in low income areas of Wayne County.
Detroit Children’s Choir – $1000. To assist growth and further development of programs offered at the GoLightly in-school choir program.
Heroes’ Alliance – $2500. To purchase education supplies for an after-school engineering program for high school students.
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency – $500. To purchase 62 companion K-8 books for “The Big Read” program.
buildON – $300. To cover printing & communications for their Regional Service Project in Detroit, an afterschool youth service program.
Detrit Sharks Cheer Expansion Program – $971.25. To cover partial costs for their athletic program on the Eastside of Detroit.
Hope Community Outreach and Development Services – $695. To help fund the “Show Me the Money-Your Child’s Path to Financial Literacy” program in the 48214 and 48215 Detroit zip codes.
Michigan Women’s Foundation – $490. Funds to cover the cost of testing one of the remaining untested city of Detroit rape kits.
Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute – $500. Partial funds to sponsor 10 students at the one-day Giant Step Teen Conference.
PuppetART – $280. To purchase workshop materials for 1 field trip group in the Summer Edition Program.
MACC Development – $1,000. Purchase supplies for literacy program.
Wayne Chidren’s Healthcare Access Program – $2,386. Purchase supplies to support their fit kids program.
Cotillion Society of the Detroit – $3,810. Men of Tomorrow program, which mentors and teaches etiquette to middle school boys in Detroit.
Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation – $1,000. Replenish books and train volunteers for the Junior Great Books program.
Developing K.I.D.S – $4,000. Food and supplies for its after-school and family activities.
Awarded 826 Michigan – $1,000. Student matierals for Detroit In-School Workshop Roadshows to develop creative and expository writing skills and to help teachers inspire their students to write.
Crescendo Detroit – $2,950. Guest speakers/presenters and admittance to DSO, Michigan Opera Theater and Matrix Theater for 25 students during their Summer Camp.
Living Arts – $2,500. Dance costumes for “Out-of-School-Arts’ summer program, providing multidisciplinary arts and dance classes to youth in Southwest Detroit.
Wayne State University – Another Chance program – $2,500. Smart Boards for Another Chance program which provides literacy training to adults to help them prepare for GED.
SHILOH Girls – $2,869. 2015 Detroit-based Program Costs, including meals, art supplies, etiquette program, science program dance program, financial literacy, fitness program.
Blanket With Love – $2,500. Purchased fleece for volunteers to create 500 blankets to be distributed to children as presents at the Most Holy Trinity Annual Christmas Party.
Full Circle Foundation – $5,000. Helped create a microenterprise Commercial Laundry Service for the Adults with Special Needs by purchasing linens laundry baskets, racks and more for skills and job training.
Inside Out Literary Arts Project – $4,500. Printed literary magazines for students at six elementary schools in Detroit who are participating in the Literacy Arts Project. Students will work under the guidance of a writer-in-residence.
Bridgepointe – El Sueno Project: Hygiene Education – $670. Funds used to purchase items for hygiene kits for 80 low-income girls in grade 4 at the Detroit academy of the Americas as a starter kit in their Girls Empowerment program.
Detroit Institute for Children – $2,199. Purchase a 60” TV for the Therapeutic Technology Room, to be used in “The Benefits of Using Technology for Improving Pediatric Therapies” program for children with visual and hearing special needs.
Giant Step Teen Conference and Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute – $2,300. Covered printing costs for the annual 1-day conference for 250 9th and 10th graders from 50 Metro Detroit Area High Schools.
Think Detroit/PAL Youth Sports Development – Girls Initiative – $1,100. Purchased uniforms and other supplies for the Girls Initiative, to encourage girls to participate more in sports, which will help their overall development and confidence.
God’s Oldschool Ministry, Inc. – $2,500. Grant funds used to purchase school supplies for 500 children, to be distributed at the 2014 Summer Youth Outreach Fair.
Camp Casey – Horsey Calls:Detroit South East Michigan – $1,410. Funds were used to cover the costs of Horsey House Calls, during which children with cancer and their families interact with a therapy horse.
Detroit Community Health: Teens for a Better Tomorrow – $1,378. Funds covered some of the costs of the annual Teens for a Better Tomorrow conference.
Girl Scouts of SE Michigan – $1,740. Provided program supplies and materias for activities and snacks at meetings, as well as GSUSA memberships, uniforms, pins, books, badges, etc.
Just the Beginning Foundation: Detroit Legal Summer Institute – $1,880. Supported the 4-week summer law immerson program for underrepresented, low-income high school students, teaching critical thinking, reasoning, oral communication and writing.
Minor League Sports Academy – $1,000. Covered costs of equipment and supplis for the Motor City Elite Track Club’s first annual Track Camp.
Youth with a Vision: Summer Youth Program – $1,350.
Pewabic Society, Inc., $1,500.
Detroit Sharks Youth Organization, $5,000.
Arts & Scraps, $2,960.
Barnabas Inc., $2,000.
Mercy Education Project, $2,750.
Humble Design, $3,500.
Living Arts, $1,500.
Green Living Science, $505.
Detroit Children’s Choir, $1,500.
Magic Carpet Theatre, $2,000.
PuppetART Theater, $1,100.
Christ Child House, $2,000.
Westside Cultural & Athletic Club, $4,000.
Jefferson East Business Association, $5,000.
Playworks Detroit, $2,000.00. Grant funds used to purchase workshop supplies, certificates and a banner.
Detroit Institute for Children, $5,000.00. Grant funds used to purchase a universal exercise unit.
Marygrove College, $3,200.00. Grant funds used to purchase books for a contemporary American author series.
Alternatives for Girls, $2,800.00. Grant funds used for helping to fund the “Stop Trafficking Our Peers” campaign.
Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute for Child & Family Development, $4,000.00. Grant funds used to sponsor eighty students for the 2012 Giant Step Teen Conference
First Children’s Finance, $800.00. Grant funds used to fund location rental, food, materials and incentives for the “Boot Camp” trainings for directors/owners of child care businesses.
Wayne County 4-H Mentoring Program, $4,100.00. Grant funds used to cover the cost of lodging, food, participating fees and activity supplies for the 4-H Mentoring Weekend.
Rainbow Alliance, $3,100.00. Grant funds used to help with the funding for 90 individuals to attend Camp Rainbear.
Detroit Children’s Choir, $400.00. Grant funds used to purchase food for the two day spring concert event in May 2011.
Detroit Youth Foundation, $2,500.00. Grant funds used to assist with providing food for six date nights at Youthville events.
Southwest Counseling Solutions, $1,000.00. Grant funds used to purchase educational materials for the Family Literacy Program.
Jefferson East Business Association, $3,000.00. Grant funds used to support the children’s area at the Jazzin’ on Jefferson event.
Beyond Basics, $2,500.00. Grant funds used to support the Read to Rise Tutoring Program.
Developing Kingdoms In Different Stages, $1,500.00. Grant funds used to assist with the Grief, Loss and Trauma Support Program.
City Year, $2,500.00. Grant funds used to purchase materials and equipment for Family Literacy Nights.
The Guidance Center, $2,000.00. Grant funds used for the Reading is Fundamental Program.
Pewabic Society, Inc., $1,000.00. Grant funds used to purchase materials for Bedside Art-Fun with Clay program.
Matrix Human Services, $1,500.00. Grant funds used to purchase sing-along concerts, supplies and books.
Greening of Detroit, $1,400.00. Grant funds used to purchase supplies and snacks for the Camp Greening program.
God’s Old School Ministry, $1,000.00. Grant funds used to purchase backpacks and school supplies for five hundred kids.
Detroit Historical Society, $2,200.00. Grant funds used for the exhibit learning station.
Corpus Christi Church, $2,500.00. Grant funds used for the Summer Youth Enrichment Program.