Category: Grant Announcement

$3.4 Million in Grants Approved March 2016
March 8, 2016March 28, 2017
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$3.4 Million in Grants Approved March 2016

Grants will: Reactivate O’Shea Park into a unique amenity that combines recreation, education and public space with innovative energy and green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) functions, including training of residents to install the GSI. Construct a Fort Street Bridge Park and Interpretive Site. Create a Phosphorus Reduction Tracking System for Western Lake Erie as part of a...

$2.5 Million in Grants Approved Dec. 2015
December 31, 2015March 28, 2017
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$2.5 Million in Grants Approved Dec. 2015

Highlights: Support a collaborative effort to develop a public health action plan in southwest Detroit to raise public knowledge and engagement on the social and health effects of pollution Help strengthen Detroit’s local food system by streamlining licensing and permitting for food operations and creating other policies to help Detroit capture a larger local share...

$5.4M in Grants, New Guidelines & Staff Sept. 2015
October 6, 2015March 28, 2017
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$5.4M in Grants, New Guidelines & Staff Sept. 2015

New grants will: Measure the social and ecological impacts of neighborhood-based green infrastructure installed on vacant lots in Detroit, and the proportional impact of the Detroit River system on toxic algae in western Lake Erie, through two translational research projects by the University of Michigan Water Center. Click here for a press release and video by UM...

$5.2 Million in Grants June 2015
June 4, 2015March 28, 2017
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$5.2 Million in Grants June 2015

New grants will achieve: Critical research and binational collaboration with an emphasis on eliminating toxic algae in the Western Lake Erie Basin. Creation of a Great Lakes Bureau through Detroit Public Television and its partners. Incorporation of sustainability (triple bottom line) principles and practices into certain projects of the Motor City Match program. Fusion of...

$2.3 Million in Grants March 2015
March 28, 2015March 28, 2017
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$2.3 Million in Grants March 2015

One of our goals is to promote green infrastructure as a way to beautify vacant land and neighborhoods in the city while eliminating untreated sewage discharges into the Detroit River and improving resiliency and quality of life. Seven grants totaling $1.7 million will support efforts to leverage federal and private investment and engage adults and...

2014 Grant Announcements
December 31, 2014March 28, 2017
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2014 Grant Announcements

December 2014 Grants Announcement Click Here and Grants List Click Here September 2014 Grants Announcement Click Here and Grants List Click Here April and June 2014 Grants Announcement Click Here and Grants List Click Here

2013 Grant Announcements
December 31, 2013March 28, 2017
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2013 Grant Announcements

December 2013 Grants Announcement Click Here December 2013 Grants List Click Here June 2013 Grants Click Here March 2013 Grants Click Here and EBlast Click Here

2012 Grant Announcements
December 31, 2012March 28, 2017
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2012 Grant Announcements

The following are the quarterly grants announcements shared by the Foundation in 2012. December 2012 Grants Click Here and Press Release September 2012 Grants Click Here June 2012 Grants Click Here March 2012 Grants Click Here

2011 Grant Announcements
December 31, 2011March 28, 2017
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2011 Grant Announcements

In September 2011, the Foundation began to send quarterly email announcements of approved grants, a departure from most foundations’ standard practice of waiting to publish printed annual reports. December 2011 Grants Click Here September 2011 Grants Click Here

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