Assets for Thriving Communities Grants

Organization Purpose Years Amount
Hospice of Michigan NorthStar Navigation & NorthStar Palliative Care 3 $40,000
Human Nature School Timber frame barn construction 1 $44,000
Traverse Symphony Orchestra Community engagement expansion 1 $25,000
Civil Air Patrol, Traverse City Squadron Aircraft Hangar & Classroom Project   $50,000
COGNiTiON Operation Growth Spurt: Exhibit Development & Building Expansion   $50,000
Friends of the Garden Theater Help the Garden Grow: Building Preservation   $50,000
Grow Benzie Benzie Hive: Nonprofit Collaborative Project   $50,000
Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region Maple City Crossings Hope Builders Project   $50,000
Newton's Road Career Investigator 2.0   $20,750
Northport Arts Association Clay Works Studio   $25,000
The Rock of Kingsley Building Preservation & Expansion   $50,000
Traverse Area District Libary Bookmobile   $50,000
Traverse City Dance Project Moving Theater   $30,000
Year Total




Systems Change Accelerator Grants

Organization Purpose Years Amount
SEEDS and collaborative partners Organic Waste Diversion  2 $75,000
Housing North Housing North 2.0 2 $125,000
NWMI Coalition to End Homelessness Homeless Youth Initiative 2 $125,000
Fiscal Year Total




Seed Grants

Organization Purpose Amount
Munson Healthcare - Shape Up North Traverse City Area Public Schools wellness plan development $20,000
Bellaire Downtown Development Association A unifying action plan  $10,000
United Way of Northwest Michigan Wildflower Early Childhood feasibility study $10,000
The Botanic Gardens at Historic Barns Park Capital campaign plan $10,000
Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology COVID-19 program adaptation $10,000
Glen Lake Association Glen Lake/Crystal River Watershed Protection Program $10,000
United Way of Northwest Michigan Literacy Alliance of Northwest Michigan $10,000
Conservation Resource Alliance Mitchell Creek Collaboration Fund $10,000
Dennos Museum Center "Resilience: African American Artists As Agents of Change" exhibit $10,000
Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation NW MI Community Development Coalition $10,000
Parallel 45 Theatre Safe Return to the Stage - COVID-19 adaptations $10,000
Sleeping Bear Gateways Council Workforce Housing Task Force $10,000
Village of Central Lake Non-motorized Trail Feasibility  $10,000
Inland Seas Education Association NMC Internship Program $10,000
Glen Arbor Arts Association 6 Ft Apart Arts Program - COVID-19 adaptations $4,860

Friends of the Betsie Valley Library

Thompsonville Junction Area Revitalization Project  $10,000
Grand Traverse County Parks and Recreation Civic Center Master Plan $10,000
Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network Network Development $10,000
Traverse Area Historical Society Traverse City Indigenous History Project $10,000
Fiscal Year Total



Learning Fund

Organization Purpose Amount
City of Traverse City Fair & Impartial Policing training $2,000
SEEDS DiSC team coaching $1,974
Festival Foundation Certified Festival & Event Executive Certification $1,500
Love Thy Neighbor Inspired Fundraising Retreat $177
Generations Ahead Brainspotting clinical mindfulness training $500
Norte Nonprofit Leadership Summit $100
Women's Resource Center NM Salesforce training $2,000
Inland Seas Education Association Association of Experimental Education conference $650
Inland Seas Education Association Accounting Principles course $500
Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center National Children's Alliance conference $2,000
Leelanau Conservancy Understanding Racial Justice training by Title Track $1,000
Grand Traverse Pavilions Foundation DiSC training $2,000

Housing North

Development training $500
Grand Traverse Conservation District DiSC training $1,962
TART Trails Understanding Racial Justice training by Title Track $2,000
FLOW for Water Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion training $2,000
Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center AFP Annual Conference attendance  $400
Northwest Michigan Coalition to End Homelessness Collaborative Governance and Leadership Workshop $199
Fiscal Year Total



Emerging Needs Fund

Organization Purpose Amount
Title Track Understanding Racial Justice pilot  $20,000
United Way of NWMI Early Childhood Education system support $50,000
Commonplace Northsky Compass $20,000
Fiscal Year Total




Organization Purpose Amount
TART Trails Trustee gift - Trevor Tkach $300
Big Brothers Big Sisters Trustee gift - Sid Lammers $400
Salvation Army Trustee gift - Sid Lammers $500
Rotary Club of Traverse City World Community Service: Planting Seeds International $5,000
Rotary Club of Traverse City World Community Service: Pure Water for the World $5,000
Rotary Club of Traverse City World Community Service: Namaste Direct $5,000
Rotary Club of Traverse City JJ Beckett ACCESS-Ability: Northern Lakes Community Mental Health $1,085
Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy In honor of Becky Ewing $1,000
Fiscal Year Total