2017 Approved Grants

Children’s Healthcare

American Heart Association (Southfield, MI)
Support for CPR training kits for families with children in the NICU at Hurley Medical Center, Flint
Beaumont Health Foundation (Royal Oak, MI) 
Purchase of a Robotic Surgical Assistant (ROSA) for pediatric epilepsy surgeries.


Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI) 
Support for services to under-insured children with hearing losses.
Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)
Support, over three years, for the expansion of the cochlear implant services program in the central, northern, and upper peninsula regions of Michigan.
Concord School Health Center (Concord, MI)
Support for a medical records information system and a refrigerator to store vaccines.
Covenant Community Care, Inc. (Detroit, MI) 
Capital support for the construction of a health center on Joy Road in Detroit.
Henry Ford Health System (Detroit, MI) 
Purchase of NICU equipment for Henry Ford Hospital.
Honor Health (Pontiac, MI) 
Capital support for renovations to expand pediatric services.


International Aid (Spring Lake, MI) 
Support to provide equipment to three Michigan family health clinics, Helping Hands Clinic in South Lansing, Covenant Care in Westland, and Exalta Health in Grand Rapids.
$27, 600
Munson Healthcare Foundation (Traverse City, MI)
Capital support for the new NICU in the Family Birth & Children’s Center
Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (Pontiac, MI)
Capital support for the clinic exam rooms, waiting room, behavioral health, and purchase of hearing and vision screening equipment.
Wayne Children’s Healthcare Access (Detroit, MI)
Support for pilot LENA start program.

Children’s Human Services

Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan (Farmington, MI) 
Purchase of a vehicle for the outreach coordinator.
Christ Child House (Detroit, MI)
Support for interior renovations to the residential facility and for the purchase of a generator.
Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS) (Detroit, MI) 
Capital improvements to restructure Peggy’s Place into a 140 bed, family-only shelter.
Crossroads of Michigan (Detroit, MI) 
Support for the Parenting Support Program.
Detroit Parent Network (Detroit, MI) 
Support for the Pathways to Literacy program
Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District (ISD) (Kingsford, MI) 
Purchase of an FM System for classrooms with hearing impaired students.
Grand Rapids Oral Deaf Program (Grand Rapids, MI)
Purchase of 45 FM systems for classrooms with hearing impaired students.
Lighthouse of Oakland County (Pontiac, MI)
Capital support for Lighthouse transitional housing duplexes
Leaders Advancing and Helping Communities (Dearborn, MI)
Support for to establish a food pantry and purchase of an outreach van.
Leelanau Christian Neighbors (Suttons Bay, MI) 
Purchase of a facility to operate human service programs.
Michigan Hands and Voices (Rochester, MI) 
Support for the ASTRA program, an educational training and support program for parents and professionals working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Student Advocacy Center of Michigan (Ypsilanti, MI)
Support for student advocate program in Wayne County
Vista Maria (Dearborn Heights, MI) 
Capital support for the Emergency Intake Wing of a new residential facility to house and treat victims of human trafficking.

Preservation of Open Space

Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy (Traverse City, MI)
Support, 1:1 challenge over 5 years, for the Love the Land Pass it On…A Campaign for Generations for land protection
Keewanaw Land Trust (Hancock, MI)
Support for the purchase of a 100-acre addition to the Huron Bay Field Station and for the removal of an existing fence.
Leelanau Conservancy (Leland, MI) 
Support, 1:1 challenge, for the protection of farmland in Leelanau County.
Legacy Land Conservancy (Ann Arbor, MI) 
Support, 1:1 challenge, to complete the Emerald Arch Campaign.


National Park Trust (Rockville, MD)
Support for the acquisition of property for Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
The Nature Conservancy, Inc. - Michigan Chapter (Lansing, MI)
Support for the purchase and preservation of the 6,000-acre parcel in the Michigamme Highlands, over 5 years.
The Nature Conservancy, Inc. – Michigan Chapter (Lansing, MI)
Support for the purchase and preservation of property on the Northpoint Peninsula, over 3 years.
Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy (Rochester, MI) 
Support for the purchase of properties for the Anchor Bay Woods Preserve