2014 Approved Grants

Children’s Healthcare

Allegiance Health Foundation, (Jackson, MI)
Purchase of newborn hearing screening equipment and support for a preventative health program linking breastfeeding and pediatric ear health at the Allegiance Hearing Center.
The Botsford Foundation, (Farmington Hills, MI)
Purchase of Pediatric X-ray Positioning Chairs and a Neonatal Intellivue MP5.
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan, (Troy, MI)
Support for a part time Social Worker.
Detroit Central City Community Mental Health, (Detroit, MI)
Support for building renovations at the Peterboro clinic.
The Detroit Institute for Children, (Mount Pleasant, MI)
Provide support for the restructuring of the Institute’s programs.
Hospice of Michigan, Inc., (Detroit, MI)
Support for the Pediatric Early Care program for families living in southeast Michigan.
St. John Community Health Investment Corporation Infant Mortality Program, (Detroit, MI)
Support for the Jubilee Parenting Support Program, a program introducing early access to healthcare, parenting skills and support babies through age one.
Holley Institute - St. John Providence Health System, (Grosse Pointe, MI)
Support for the construction of classroom at Holley Family Village for use by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Western Wayne Family Health Centers, (Inkster, MI)
Support for the renovations of the Pediatric Primary Care Suite at the Inkster facility.

Children’s Human Services

Ann Arbor Hands on Museum, (Ann Arbor, MI)
Support for the Healing Through Hands on Science program, for in-patients at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.
Berrien County Council for Children, (Saint Joseph, MI)
Support for building expansion of the Children’s Assessment Center to provide therapy to children who have been abused or neglected.
Bound Together, (Pontiac MI)
Support for healthy after school snacks at tutoring sessions in the All Saints Church in Pontiac.
CARE House of Oakland County, (Pontiac, MI)
Support for the capital debt ($150,000) and the Early Head Start Program ($50,000).
Central Detroit Christian Community Development Corp., (Detroit, MI)
Support for the Parenting with a Purpose Program.
Christ Child House, (Detroit, MI)
Purchase of a new agency vehicle to transport residents and the playground renovation project.
Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS) (Detroit, MI)
Support to sustain emergency shelter programs due to Federal cuts.
Cranbrook Educational Community, (Detroit, MI)
Support for Cranbrook Cares, a pediatric cancer support program at the Science Institute.
Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, Inc., (Flint, MI)
Support to increase transportation capacity through the purchase of a tractor and 53 ft. refrigerated trailer.
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Greater Detroit (Detroit, MI)
Support for the renovation of space in the headquarters to relocate staff in their Detroit facility.
The Guidance Center, (Southgate, MI)
Support for the purchase and renovation of buildings currently housing Kids TALK Children’s Advocacy Center in Detroit.
Hispanic Education for Life Skills Project, (Pontiac, MI)
Support for bilingual teachers for the Children’s Activity Center.
Judson Center, Inc., (Royal Oak, MI)
Support for the renovations of the space for the Autism Connections Program.
McClaren Oakland Foundation, (Pontiac, MI)
Provide support for the Scholars In-Class Tutoring Program at Pontiac High School.
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, (Detroit, MI)
Support for Project ENRICH an educational intervention program for children living with Sickle Cell disease.
Starr Commonwealth, (Albion, MI)
Support to expand services for the Autism Center with the addition of an Applied Behavior Analysis certified worker and specialized playscape for therapeutic use in Harper Woods facility.
Student Advocacy Center of Michigan, (Ypsilanti, MI)
Support for student advocacy services in Wayne and Washtenaw counties for students in the foster care system.
World Medical Relief, Inc., (Detroit, MI)
Support to purchase crib blankets for homeless infants and toddlers.

Preservation of Open Space

Clinton River Watershed Council, (Rochester, MI)
Support for a joint project with Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy for an 18 month survey to identify areas of ecological significance for preservation.
Deer Creek Open Space Association, (Saint Joseph, MI)
Challenge grant for the purchase of conservation easement on a 32 acre parcel of the Tower Hill Camp
Heart of the Lakes Center for Land Conservation, (Bay City, MI)
Support for SEMIWILD; Southeast Michigan Collaborative for enhancing conservancies and conservation in SE Michigan.  $70,000 is a challenge grant.
Keweenaw Land Trust, (Hancock, MI)
Support for the Point Abbaye land acquisition project; repairs to the historic dock on Manitou Island (matches the Michigan Lighthouse Assistance program grant); and completion of the Scenic Byways project.
Land Conservancy of West Michigan, (Grand Rapids, MI)
Support for the Anderson Nature Preserve project a 75 acre preserve in Muskegon County.
Land Trust Alliance, Inc., (Washington, DC)
Support for the final phase of the ACE (Advancing Conservation Excellence) program for accreditation of Michigan Land Conservancies.  $100,000 per year for 3 years.
Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy, (Ypsilanti, MI)
Challenge grant supporting the Sibley Prairie Land Protection Project, a project to acquire and provide improvements to 4 parcels in Brownstown Township.