We've unlocked a portion of our endowed assets for financial & social returns, in support of nonprofit projectsby Sakura Takano, Director of Community Assets & Impact Investing
Rotary Charities has been in the business of regional grantmaking for 42 years, deploying over $60 million …… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/impact-investing-attracts-new-resources
Our local food relief system is relying on their partnerships to make sure no one is left behind during the crisis.This chaotic time has all of us scrambling to reinforce the basics. For some, basic needs like a stable home and a nourishing meal are never certain. The community organizations th…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/local-food-all-during-covid-19
In a country where health and wellness is so closely linked to social class, Traverse Health is a haven for dignified care for all - especially during COVID-19."Where Are They Now" is a series of stories written by our summer intern, Amelia Burke of Traverse City. She details the stories of grantee partners and where their work&…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/our-community-health-clinic-steps
Environmental organizations work together to tackle invasive plant species threatening our dunes - but they can't do it without the community.
"Where Are They Now" is a series of stories highlighting our grantee partners and where their work has taken them, written by our summer intern, Amelia Burke. A…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/protecting-our-lakeshore
In this video, we hear from Mancelona residents about the potential blight removal brings to this Northern Michigan community.In this video, we hear from Mancelona residents about the potential blight removal brings to this Northern Michigan community. Thanks to Mancelona Community Development for the opp…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/small-wins-lift-mancelona
We chat with Dan Buron from Goodwill and Christina Barkle from Groundwork Center about community care during COVID-19.In this video, we chat with Dan Buron from Goodwill and Christina Barkle from Groundwork Center about community care during COVID-19.
Tori talks with Julie about the deep relationship building it takes to create a community asset.In this episode of our podcast, Tori talks with Julie about the deep relationship building it takes to create a community asset. Her story of working with advocates, officials and …… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/julie-clark
When COVID-19 changed the way they interact with educators, the art park leveraged years of materials to create a beautiful field guide for online learners.When it became clear field trips couldn't be a priority for schools in 2020, Michigan Legacy Art Park jumped on the chance to make their forested sculpture collection…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/michigan-legacy-art-park-takes-learners-online
This center of community care is growing with Kingsley neighbors in mind.When an abandoned EMS building off the main street in Kingsley was targeted for demolition, neighbors saw an opportunity. Led by founders Diane and Dan Walton, they built a space w…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/rock-looks-toward-future
The topic of affordable housing is having its moment in the news, but assisting families and individuals to secure stable housing is nothing new for Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region. The topic of affordable housing is having its moment in the news, but assisting families and individuals to secure stable housing is nothing new for Habitat for Humanity Grand Trav…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/hopelessness-homeownership