Assets for Thriving Communities Grants


We are committed to supporting the development of programs and infrastructure that enable our communities to be healthy, engaged, and connected.

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Systems Change Accelerator Grants


We are committed to addressing complex problems in our region so that people and the environment can thrive. We work with changemakers to tackle root causes and create opportunities for durable change.

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Seed Grants


We support the convening, planning, and capacity building that make projects possible. Our Seed grants make small investments with potential for big impact.

Michigan Legacy Art ParkCommunity Engagement Assessment$2,200
Interlochen Center for the ArtsSurveying, Mapping, and Identifying Gaps in the N MI News Ecosystem$10,000
Benzie Senior ResourcesFacility Discovery Process$10,000
FY Total$22,200

Learning Fund


Organizations flourish when staff feel valued, motivated, and can grow in their careers. The Learning Fund encourages continued learning, ensuring that knowledge and skills stay relevant and up-to-date, which is beneficial to the individual, organization, and community.

Friendship Community CenterMichigan Afterschool Association Conference$1,436
Inland Seas Education AssociationPlace -Education Conference$315
Inland Seas Education AssociationClimate Conversations course$245
Leelanau Conservation DistrictInternational Certified Crop Advisor course$500
Norte Youth CyclingVolunteer Resource Management Workshop$159
Northern Blooms MontessoriPrepared Montessorian Cohort$500
TART TrailsDEI Training$2,000
The Arc of Northern MichiganElevatus Training$500
Traverse Symphony OrchestraBoard Service Workshop$199
FY Total$5,854

King Fund

Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center$10,000
FY Total$10,000