02 Apr Community – Grants and Scholarships – Past Grant Recipients
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- Crossroads of Michigan- $5000. For their Parenting Support Program.
- Epiphany Education Center- $1,500. To fund their Literacy Intervention Program
- Central Detroit Christian Community Development Corp. – $1,000. Fund the Garden and Cooking Supplies for the Growing Healthy Urban Kids program.
- Christ Child House Food Services – $500. The purpose of the grant is to fund the Christ Child House Food Services.
- Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries- $800. To fund the DRMM Community Food Distribution Program, to support purchase of a pallet jack to unload food.
- Girls Scouts of SE Michigan- $1,500. To fund the STEM program/Engagement Initiative for the activities of Health and Wellness.
- Northeast Guidance Center – $1000. To found the Motor City Clubhouse Urban Garden Project.
- Ronald McDonald House Charities of Detroit – $1000. To fund their Emergency Food Fund Program.
- Brilliant Detroit – $ 2,400. To fund their Pilot Program project.
- Cass Community Social Services – $2,000. For their Food Service – Kitchen Appliances project.
- Figure Skating in Detroit – $1,500. For the Summer Day Camp: Dreaming with Eyes Wide Open project.
- Mariners Inn – $500. To fund their Strong-Healthy Empowered (SHE) project.
- Results in Mentoring: Men on a Mission – $ 1,200. The purpose of the grant is to fund the Men on a Mission project.
- Wayne State High Program – $500. To fund the WSU High Program Meal Plan Assistance project
- 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.
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