2005-06 Grant Awards
Total Grants Awarded: 26
Total Amount Awarded: $1,103,111
Almira Township: $20,000
Capital:To provide improved access to the Ransom Lake Natural Area, located in the Platte River Watershed between Lake Ann and Long Lake.
Benzie County: $20,000
Capital: To construct a barrier free access and viewing platform at the Point Betsie Historic Lighthouse. (Challenge Grant)
Beulah Public Library: $40,000
Capital: To help build a 3,000 square foot library with a new public meeting room to meet the demand for expanding collections, programs, computers, etc. (Challenge Grant)
Blair Township: $30,000
Capital: To provide a poured-in-place rubber surfacing for under the two main play structures to allow handicap children and adults access around the Blair Township Hall playground area.
Catholic Human Services: $15,000
Pro-Active/Program: To support Host Homes for Homeless Youth, which matches identified youth with host families to provide safe, temporary housing, keeping high risk students from dropping out of high school.
City Opera House Heritage Association: $50,000
Capital: To construct an elevator shaft and cab and make related renovations that guarantees full accessibility to the City Opera House by all populations. (Challenge Grant)
Community Resource Development: $35,000
Program: To provide funds for the recruitment and hiring of a full-time Director for Mancelona Vision 2020, an affordable housing project in cooperation with Antrim Habitat for Humanity.
Conservation Resource Alliance: $30,000
Program: To create an expansion plan that will guide the development of the WildLink program into identified watersheds or corridors within the Grand Traverse Region.
Good Samaritan Family Services: $15,000
Capital: To purchase a truck for picking up food for the Good Samaritan Pantry to help the growing number of needy client families in the Ellsworth area. (Challenge Grant)
Goodwill Inn: $400,000
Capital: To assist with the construction of the new Goodwill Inn to serve homeless families, adults and youth, located on Keystone Road.
Great Lakes Children’s Museum: $100,000
Capital: To make improvements to the property on S. West Bayshore Road, so that it can be used as an Interpretive Center and the new location of the Great Lakes Children’s Museum.
Kingsley Friends of the Library: $40,000
Capital: To support the construction of the new Kingsley Public Library Building. (Challenge Grant)
Leelanau Conservancy: $1,800
Capacity: To assist in developing a comprehensive Management Plan for the DeYoung Natural Area in Elmwood Township, including the development of key partnerships.
Long Lake Foundation: $10,000
Program: To develop a natural features inventory to preserve significant natural features within the community and the identification of likely trends or conditions that may threaten them.
Love, INC.: $3,471
Capacity: To update office systems from pencil/paper intake to computer technology.
Michigan Community Blood Center: $35,000
Capital: To assist in funding 60'x40' extension to the current facility at 2575 Aero Park Drive, which will house the area to consolidate mobile set-up operation including equipment, supplies to increase efficiencies and increase safety in the mobile set-up process.
Michigan Land Use Institute: $20,000
Program: To establish significant local food purchasing as a normal course of business to TCAPS in order to address two community needs - better dietary health for children and greater profitability for local farms.
Mills Community House Association: $3,500
Capacity: To hire a consultant to assist with assessment of needs, strategic planning and leadership development.
Mt. Holiday: $45,000
Capital: To refurbish and purchase snowmaking equipment. (Challenge Grant)
Northwest Michigan Council of Governments: $50,000
Pro-Active/Program: To support the Kal-Tec program, which will offer a wide variety of educational and skill development courses in Kalkaska County.
Northwestern Michigan Fair Association: $35,000
Capital: To fund the construction of a large, covered pavilion suitable for multiple uses, including large group gatherings, entertainment and livestock shows.
Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear: $4,340
Capacity: To fund the purchase of donor software and related services enabling expansion of Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear's donor and contact management and fundraising management.
Scenic Trails Council: $5,000
Capacity: To hire a consultant to assess development efforts, planning and staff needs.
Third Level Crisis Intervention Center: $35,000
Program: To assist with the initial startup programming and staffing of the youth wing at the Goodwill Inn for the first year. (Challenge Grant)
TART Trails, Inc.: $40,000
Capital: To assist with continuing paving of the Leelanau Trail.
TC Area Chamber Foundation: $20,000
Program: To help implement the DevelopMentor Program. This grant completes Rotary Charities three-year commitment to implementation of New Designs for Growth Phase II.Download list as PDF