Grants Awarded 2012

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

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


Literacy Center of West Michigan

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

Pine Rest Foundation

$20,000 for in-school intervention counselor at Ottawa Hills High School 

Neighborhood Ventures

$84,958 (over 3 years) for business corridor improvement

Next Step of West Michigan

$10,00 for Starbucks 'Made in America' bracelet assembly project

Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

$50,000 for curriculum expansion in the Upper Peninsula and West Michigan

Camp Blodgett

$5000 for pilot year of summer academy

Camp Fire West Michigan Council
$2500 for programming support (Sneden Trust legacy grant)
Project Cool
$24,000 for summer youth employment program
Inforum Center for Leadership
$7500 for capacity building
Pilgrim Manor Foundation
$60,000 (over 3 years) for dementia care facilities upgrades (Sneden Trust legacy grant)
Upper Peninsula Children's Museum (Marquette, MI)
$6337.80 for 'Kid Business' entrepreneurial program and 'Sprout' museum store
Camp New Day (Marquette, MI)
$4160 for summer camp for children of incarcerated parents



TOTAL GRANTS 2011-12:  $735,000