Grants Awarded 2011

Davenport University
$2.5 million (over 7 years) to build the Robert W. Sneden Center administrative/classroom building on Davenport's Lettinga campus
GROW (Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women)

$10,000 for programming support

Grand Rapids Community College

$250,000 (over 5 years) for renovation of Stewart Edward White Hall

Inner City Christian Federation
$35,000 for Supportive Housing program
Indian Trails Camp

$10,000 for Community Integrated Skills program

Literacy Center of West Michigan

$30,000 for "Blueprint for Literacy" capital campaign

Meijer Great Choices Film Festival 

$7500 for student peer-messaging video competition

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

$20,000 for on-site counseling professional at Ottawa Hills High School and Alger Middle School

West Michigan Strategic Alliance

$15,000 (over 3 years) for "Intern in Michigan" college internship development program

Upper Peninsula Children's Museum (Marquette, MI)

$29,028 for 'Kid Business' entrepreneurial program and 'Sprout' museum store

Farmer's Market
$5000 for renovation of Fulton Street Farmer's Market
Neighborhood Ventures

$84,958 for business corridor improvement

Cedar Tree Institute (Marquette County, MI)

$4,700 for "Wings and Seeds" native plant restoration project

Family Promise/Partners in Housing

$33,300 for mobile home restoration 'rapid rehousing' program

Potter's House School

$26,000 for 2nd/3rd grade Economic Literacy curriculum support

Kids Food Basket
$5000 for new facility development
Project Cool
$12,500 for summer youth employment program
School 2 Career Progressions
$6000 for capacity building
Mr. B's Basketball Camp
$1000 for summer sports/reading/math camp
Honor Flight Network (Sneden Trust legacy grant)
$1500 for private flights for WWII veterans to visit war memorial in Washington DC



TOTAL COMBINED GRANTS 2010-11:  $734,170