2012 Approved Grants

Children’s Healthcare

Bethany Christian Services, (Grand Rapids, MI)
Support for the Medical Liaison Advocacy and Education Program for Refugee Children and their Families.
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan, (Troy, MI)
Support for implementation of its community outreach and casework programs within the Hispanic community.
Constance Brown Hearing and Speech Center, (Kalamazoo, MI)
Support to upgrade audiology equipment used in the diagnoses and treatment of patients.
The Guidance Center, (Southgate, MI)
Support for establishing and for the renovation of space for forensic medical examinations of child victims of abuse and neglect at the Kids-TALK Children’s Advocacy Center in Midtown Detroit.
The Holley Institute – St. John Health System, (Detroit, MI)
Support for purchase of audiology equipment for newborn infant screenings at St. John Hospital and Medical Center.
Hope Medical Clinic, Inc., (Ypsilanti, MI)
Support over two years to strengthen infrastructure and support the provision of care to an increased patient population.
Karmanos Cancer Institute, (Detroit, MI)
Support over five years to purchase a long term liquid nitrogen storage vessel to continue storage of newly collected bard blood units for registry.
Northern Michigan Regional Hospital Foundation, (Petoskey, MI)
Support for the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program benefiting northern Michigan youth.
Oakwood Healthcare System Foundation, (Dearborn, MI)
Support for the Center for Exceptional Families Endowment Fund.
St. John Providence Health System Foundation, (Detroit, MI)
Support for the purchase of newborn hearing screening equipment and fitting of hearing aids for infants and children at Providence and Providence Park Hospitals.
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, (Pontiac, MI)
Support for renovation and relocation of the Pediatric In-patient Unit.
Wayne State University, (Detroit, MI)
Support for the inventory of blood samples at the Michigan Neonatal Biobank.
Western Michigan University Foundation, (Kalamazoo, MI)
Support over two years for scholarships and newly expanded services for children with hearing loss.

General Healthcare

Munson Healthcare Regional Foundation, (Traverse City, MI)
Support for the construction of the Infusion Suite in the new Cancer Center at Munson Medical Center.
Covenant Community Care, Inc., (Detroit, MI)
Purchase of equipment and furnishings at the Moross Ave. clinic site.

Children’s Human Services

Alternatives for Girls, (Detroit, MI)
Support for the Vulnerable Children’s Project to hire a full time clinician to address the mental health needs of the children residing in the shelter and the surrounding community.
Christ Child Society of Detroit, (Detroit, MI)
Provide support for program sustainability.
Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS) (Detroit, MI)
Capital improvements to the West Grand Boulevard Transitional Living Facility.
Detroit Cristo Rey High School, (Detroit, MI)
Support for four Corporate Work-Study Positions: two at Covenant Community Care and two at the Community Health and Social Services Center.
Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, (Detroit, MI)
Support the replacement of the nature center at Wildwood Ranch.
New Day Foundation for Families, (Rochester, MI)
Support for the Beaumont Initiative to provide services to families dealing with cancer.
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Michigan Chapter Inc., (City, MI)
Support for Project Enrich an educational enrichment program for children with Sickle Cell disease.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, (Detroit, MI)
Expand/renovate the DePaul Dental Clinic.
Starfish Family Services, Inc., (Inkster, MI)
Provide support for parking lot replacement at agency’s headquarters in Inkster
Warren-Conner Development Coalition, Inc., (Detroit, MI)
Support for interior renovations of facility required to prepare leasable space
Women’s Resource Center for the Grand Traverse Area, (Traverse City, MI)
Support for renovation to its emergency shelter for women and children.

Preservation of Open Space

Heart of the Lakes Center for Land Conservation Policy, (Grand Ledge, MI)
Support for the engagement of a marketing professional to identify key stakeholders and initiate joint land protection projects between the Land Conservancies of SE Michigan Collaboration.
Jackson Audubon Society, Inc., (Grass Lake, MI)
Support for the purchase of a 48-acre parcel to preserve the Mud Lake Marsh in its entirety at the Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary.
Land Conservancy of West Michigan, (Grand Rapids, MI)
Support for the purchase of the Flower Creek Dunes Project on Lake Michigan
Seven Ponds Nature Center, (Dryden, MI)
Support for the acquisition of an 18-acre property in the Seven Ponds Ecosystem in the Flint River Watershed.
Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy, (Rochester, MI)
Support for the purchase of the Black Creek Marsh for Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority.  Grant provides match for Federal & State funds.
Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy, (Ypsilanti, MI)
Challenge Grant for the purchase of the Pellerito parcel expanding the Superior Greenway.
The Little Forks Conservancy, Inc., (Midland, MI)
Support for the acquisition of a conservation easement with one mile of river frontage on the West Branch of the Cedar River in Northwest Gladwin County.