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2018 Rotary Charities Grantees

Rotary Charities fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. The table below shows all of the grants made to date in our community in the 2018 fiscal year, totaling $1,236,025 as of 5/28/19.

Organization Purpose Amount
Arts for All Expand arts programming for special education classrooms $65,000
Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes Construct the wheelchair accessible portion of the Kettles Trail

$10,000

Glen Lake Community Library Renovate and expand the library

$10,000

Food Rescue of Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan Increase access to and education about healthy food

$100,000

Grand Traverse Pavilions Foundation Establish the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

$25,000

Inland Seas Education Association Renovate Capt. Thomas M Kelly Biological Station

$75,000

Northwestern Michigan College Foundation West Hall Innovation Center and Library

$50,000

Paddle Antrim Launch the Chain of Lakes Water Trail

$35,000

Parallel 45 Inc Construct the Grand Traverse County Civic Center amphitheater

$50,000

Peninsula Community Library Construct the new library facility

$10,000

SEEDS Convene and support institutions working toward clean energy goals

$50,000

Great Lakes Naturalist Initiative Mobilize citizen scientists to address invasive species in Grand Traverse Bay

$140,000

Food & Farming Network Address unprecedented challenges in farmland and farming

$82,625

Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center Build public will for A World Without Abuse

$140,000

The Homeless Youth Initiative Engage community to prevent and end youth homelessness

$140,000

Grow Benzie's Josh Stoltz Changemaker Fellowship to attend Basecamp #5 School of Systems Change

$17,400

El Grupo Norte Plan for safe routes to school

$5,000

Health Department of NW Michigan Central Lake School Health exploratory needs assessment

$6,000

Village of Bellaire Downtown Development Authority Plan for renovation of Bellaire Community Hall

$10,000

NMC Foundation Administration of NorthSky capacity building courses

$25,000

Preserve Hickory Business & marketing plan for new facility

$10,000

Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology planning for Commongrounds Listening Room $10,000
TART Trails fundraising feasibility study for Traverse City to Charlevoix trail

$10,000

Traverse City DDA strategy for unifying the Lower Boardman $10,000
Human Nature School land assessment and plan for development $10,000
ReWild Michigan capacity building $10,000
20Fathoms capacity building $10,000
Kalkaska DDA feasibility study for rail transfer station $10,000
United Way of NW MI's Leisa Eckerle Hankins Changemaker Fellowship to learn the Team Alignment Process $20,000
Benzie County Aquatic Center feasibility study $10,000
Northport Arts Association program development $10,000
Spark in the Dark program development $10,000
Networks Northwest Be Counted MI Census 2020 program $10,000
Venture North Early Childhood Education study $10,000
Networks Northwest Options for land-based investment solutions for housing needs study $10,000
Title Track's Seth Bernard Changemaker Fellowship for Culture Healing for Collective Liberation workshops $20,000
 
Fiscal Year Total

$1,236,025