Grants Awarded 2013


Davenport University
$2.5 million (over 7 years) to build the Robert W. Sneden Center on the 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

Grand Rapids University Prep Academy

$150,000 (over 3 years) to develop new downtown campus

Neighborhood Ventures

$84,958 (final year of 3-year grant) for business corridor improvement

LINC Community Revitalization

$125,00 (over 2 years) for ongoing business corridor improvement in the Southtown neighborhood

Indian Trails Camp

$18,000 for vocational training

Camp Blodgett

$5000 for year 2 of summer academy

Kent Intermediate School District "Project Northstar"
$20,000 for academic mentoring program for at-risk youth
Hope Academy
$5,000 for programming support
D.A. Blodgett/St John's 
$5000 for Lighthouse Academy classrooms at DABSJ North Campus
Pilgrim Manor Foundation
$60,000 (over 3 years) for dementia care facilities upgrades (Sneden Trust legacy grant)
Peter White Library (Marquette, MI)
$3000 for PrimeTime family reading program
Camp New Day (Marquette, MI)
$4390 for summer camp for children of incarcerated parents



TOTAL GRANTS 2012-13:  $732,031