Our Grants

Program AreaOrganizationCityPurpose of GrantGrant AmountTermFiscal Year Approved
Arts & Community LifeAllied Media ProjectsDetroitsupport Essay'd's contributions to the foundation of an economically sustainable arts environment in Detroit
$55,000.00 242018
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroit Food & Entrepreneurship AcademyDetroitfor a program where students explore sustainability, including healthy MI food, land, and a respect for water. The lessons, fieldtrips, and workshops developed by DFA will impact programming long-term
$50,000.00 122018
Great LakesDetroit Greenways CoalitionDetroitto encourage stormwater management practices in tandem with greenways
$20,000.00 82018
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitfor a challenge grant for general operations$30,000.00 122018
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcology Center IncAnn Arborto create a thorough review of current activity and organizations in Wayne County working on lead and asthma prevention, assess gaps, and identify opportunities
$50,000.00 62018
Great LakesFreshwater FuturePetoskeyto continue to support the Canadian engagement activities of the Lake Erie Collective
$70,000.00 122018
Great LakesFriends Of The RougeDearbornto support Phase II implementation of the 25 mile Rouge River Water Trail on the lower branch
$76,660.00 122018
Great LakesFriends Of The RougeDearbornto continue and expand the Rain Gardens to the Rescue program$330,000.00 362018
Great LakesGreat Lakes CommissionAnn Arborto determine how the investment that the federal government has made under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative since 2010 has impacted the Great Lakes economy
$125,000.00 72018
Great LakesInternational Association For Great Lakes Research-MichiganAnn Arborto review and evaluate what was achieved and learned during 32 years of restoring Great Lakes Areas of Concern and advocate for sustaining restoration efforts
$100,000.00 242018
Great LakesKeep Growing DetroitDetroitto conduct research and advocate for the role of urban agriculture in helping manage stormwater, and provide growers with the knowledge and infrastructure they need to be good water stewards$406,203.00 362018
Great LakesMeridian InstituteDillonto convene an industry collaborative to develop a sustainability strategy for the bi-national Great Lakes region with leadership from the Council of Great Lakes Industries
$45,000.00 122018
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMetro Healthcare Services IncSouthfieldGeneral Operating Grant
$60,000.00 242018
Great LakesMichigan League Of Conservation Voters Education FundAnn Arborto continue to support the implementation of the Lake Erie Collective's campaign to address toxic algal blooms in Michigan$75,000.00 122018
Special OpportunitiesMichigan Nonprofit AssociationLansingto build operational effectiveness among participants through technical assistance workshops and a limited amount of organizational assessments
$40,000.00 122018
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMotown Museum IncDetroitto transform three historic homes on West Grand Boulevard and the associated green space into educational and entrepreneurial incubators.
$1,000,000.00 362018
Alzheimer's ResearchUniversity of MichiganAnn Arborto support an early career pilot project that tests new ideas about the causes and treatment of dementia disorders
$35,000.00 122018
Great LakesAlliance For The Great LakesGrand Havento move water-related local and regional planning forward to achieve on-the-ground results and policy improvements in Detroit while inspiring citizen engagement$60,000.00 122017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsAllied Media ProjectsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 302017
Alzheimer's ResearchAlzheimers Disease And Related Disorders Association, Inc.Chicagotowards a $140 million clinical trial to attempt to prevent Alzheimer's by keeping amyloid from being deposited in the brain
$2,400,000.00 482017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsArts & ScrapsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 362017
Jazz EducationArts League Of Michigan IncDetroitto continue and expand the youth jazz education program$50,000.00 122017
Arts & Community LifeBrightmoor Alliance Inc on Behalf of Sidewalk DetroitDetroitsupport the 2017-18 Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts and SideTrails artist residency program
$72,600.00 242017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevCentral Detroit Christian Community Development CorporationDetroitto support an aquaponics system as a means of environmentally friendly farming$125,000.00 482017
Jazz EducationChamber Music Society Of DetroitFarmington Hillsto serve children deprived of adequate arts education, by equipping musicians with online tools that leverage measurable outcomes through live program visits to schools
$25,000.00 102017
Great LakesCharles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryDetroitplanning grant for development of final concept and work plan for collaborative storm water demonstration site between The Wright Museum and the Michigan Science Center
$54,000.00 62017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCharles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
LegacyChrist Church CranbrookBloomfield Hillsto use projects in music, arts and education to close the distance between cities and suburbs, as well as religious and educational communities, in metropolitan Detroit, This is an Erb Family Legacy Grant.$90,000.00 122017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCollege for Creative StudiesDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for CCS' non-degree community arts education and outreach programs$75,000.00 362017
LegacyCranbrook Educational CommunityBloomfield Hillsto implement the necessary steps to arrest degradation of Cranbrook Archives' holdings of acetate film and to preserve the photographic negatives. This is a Family Legacy Grant.$50,000.00 122017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCranbrook Educational CommunityBloomfield Hillsfor unrestricted general operating support for Cranbrooks' cultural and arts programs, including its community education and outreach programs$300,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCreative Many MichiganDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCultureSourceDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$150,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Artists MarketDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$45,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Childrens Choir IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 362017
Great LakesDetroit Economic Growth AssociationDetroitfor contractor training and site assessments to help property owners construct green infrastructure to manage stormwater and qualify for a credit towards the DWSD drainage charge$700,000.00 242017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroit Economic Growth AssociationDetroitto support the development of a Sustainability Action Plan by the new Office of Sustainability$25,000.00 122017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Educational Television FoundationWixomfor unrestricted general operating support$300,000.00 362017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroit Food Policy CouncilDetroitto facilitate action on recommendations from the Economic Analysis of Detroit's Food System$110,000.00 242017
Great LakesDetroit Greenways CoalitionDetroitencourage stormwater management practices in tandem with greenways, especially for Detroit's lower eastside, Belt Line Greenway, May Creek Greenway, and Inner Circle Greenway$10,000.00 82017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Historical SocietyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Institute of ArtsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$300,000.00 362017
Jazz EducationDetroit Jazz Festival FoundationHarper Woodsto continue and expand the youth jazz education program$50,000.00 122017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Public Library Friends Foundation IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Public TheatreDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$45,000.00 362017
Great LakesDetroit Strategic Framework IncDetroitto amplify Detroiters as land and water stewards through education and installation of green stormwater infrastructure and help residents transition to DWSD's drainage credits$326,500.00 122017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitto build the endowment of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, ensuring long-term financial and artistic viability$1,000,000.00 622017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$300,000.00 362017
Jazz EducationDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs$50,000.00 122017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Zoological SocietyRoyal Oakfor unrestricted general operating support$300,000.00 362017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitfor renewed general operating support
$75,000.00 122017
Great LakesDowntown Detroit Partnership IncDetroitto incorporate green infrastructure capital improvements into the Woodward Avenue bike mobility streetscape design
$250,000.00 122017
Great LakesEastside Community NetworkDetroitto continue the Lower East Side Action Plan (LEAP) on the lower east side of Detroit
$250,000.00 122017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcology Center IncAnn Arborfor renewed general operating support$100,000.00 122017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcoWorksDetroitto continue support for the Great Lakes Bioneers
$28,000.00 242017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcoWorksDetroitfor a research study to develop guidelines for the application in situ amendments to reduce soil lead exposure in vulnerable populations
$216,000.00 242017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevFocus HopeDetroitfor the LaSalle EcoHome Demonstration Project -- the first LEED Platinum home rehab in Detroit
$60,000.00 122017
Great LakesFreshwater FuturePetoskeyto support the Canadian engagement activities of the Lake Erie Collective.
$70,000.00 122017
Great LakesFreshwater FuturePetoskeyto coordinate the Great Lakes Network to support binational collaboration amongst nonprofits to improve water-related outcomes$300,000.00 242017
Great LakesFunders Network For Smart Growth And Livable Communities IncCoral Gablesto support green stormwater infrastructure projects within the national Partners for Places matching grant program, catalyzing partnerships between municipal or county-level sustainability directors and local, place-based foundations
$50,000.00 182017
Great LakesGreat Lakes CommissionAnn Arborto catalyze the adoption of green infrastructure practices and policies that can heal the fractured water cycle in mid-sized communities across the binational Great Lakes basin through the creation of a green infrastructure champions mentoring network$245,000.00 242017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsHeritage WorksDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 362017
Great LakesHuron River Watershed CouncilAnn Arborfor a challenge grant to continue to support the RiverUp! initiative to restore and revitalize the Huron River corridor for the benefit of local economies and residents, and conservation of a shared natural heritage$300,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsInsideout Literary Arts ProjectDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Arts & Community LifeInternational Wildlife Refuge AllianceGrosse Ilefor a challenge grant to create a 6' X 7' photo-mosaic mural, using children's artwork, for the new LEED certified Visitor Center
$20,000.00 122017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevKeep Growing DetroitDetroitto build organizational capacity to generate earned revenue$120,000.00 242017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsLiving ArtsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMarygrove CollegeDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for the Institute of Music & Dance's non-degree community outreach arts programs$30,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMatrix Theatre CompanyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 362017
Great LakesMichigan Association Conservation Districts (MACD)East Lansingto increase farmer adoption of conservation practices and strengthen farmer leadership to encourage neighbor action$480,000.00 362017
Great LakesMichigan Community ResourcesDetroitto provide mini grants of up to $5,000 and technical assistance for small projects in Detroit that support green stormwater infrastructure$75,000.00 122017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingto continue to advocate at a state-wide level on environmental health, justice, and water issues facing metro Detroit
$50,000.00 122017
Great LakesMichigan Humanities CouncilLansingto develop and present an interactive, educational exhibit that will cultivate water stewardship and collect qualitative data on why Michiganders value the Great Lakes.$150,000.00 362017
Great LakesMichigan League Of Conservation Voters Education FundAnn Arborto support the implementation of the Lake Erie Collective's campaign to address toxic algal blooms in Michigan$75,000.00 122017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Nonprofit AssociationLansingto positively impact Detroit's neighborhoods by collaborating with partners to create a community development system for Detroit
$300,000.00 242017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMichigan Opera TheatreDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMichigan Science CenterDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Jazz EducationMichigan State UniversityDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs in Detroit$65,000.00 122017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMillan Theatre CompanyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMosaic Youth Theatre Of DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Great LakesMotorcities National Heritage Area Partnership IncorporatedDetroitto transform a neglected urban space into an experiential gateway that interprets the history of labor, industry and environment$170,000.00 122017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMotown Museum IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$45,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMuseum of Contemporary Art DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMusic Hall Center For The Performing Arts IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsPewabic PotteryDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsPewabic PotteryDetroitto expand Pewabic's tile studio, increase organizational sustainability, and complete a sustainability audit that will identify and reduce environmental impact.
$115,000.00 122017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsPuppetARTDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsScarab ClubDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsSignal Return IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 362017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevSoutheastern Michigan Health AssociationDetroitfor a 2 year fellowship to strengthen the Detroit Health Department's capacities in policy analysis, advocacy, and programming to improve environmental health and justice
$198,000.00 242017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsSouthwest Detroit Business Association Inc.Detroitfor unrestricted general operating support for COMPAS$30,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsSphinx Organization, Inc.Detroitfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsStratford Shakespearean Festival of AmericaStratfordfor unrestricted general operating support$300,000.00 362017
Great LakesTechTown DetroitDetroitto bring the AquaHacking semi-finals to Detroit to elevate the value of clean water, drive innovation in the water technology sector, and engage young people pursuing technical careers in the "Blue Economy"$100,000.00 72017
Great LakesThe Ausable Bayfield Conservation AuthorityExeterin renewed support to continue to implement actions to improve water quality for the Bayfield River, Lake Huron in Ontario$100,000.00 332017
Great LakesThe Greening of DetroitDetroitfor a challenge grant for general operating support$50,000.00 122017
Great LakesThe Greening of DetroitDetroitto begin renovating W.I. Meyers Nursery, which will provide important training opportunities for Detroiters as they grow trees and native plants for Detroit's green infrastructure
$350,000.00 242017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsThe Henry FordDearbornfor unrestricted general operating support$300,000.00 362017
Great LakesThe Nature ConservancyLansingto develop a prototype green infrastructure project tracking and communications knowledgebase and web interface for the City of Detroit$241,000.00 242017
Great LakesThe Sierra Club FoundationOaklandto move the Great Lakes program to the Michigan Chapter which will continue to support efforts to promote the use of urban "green infrastructure" in Detroit$75,000.00 242017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsThe Theatre Ensemble Inc. d/b/a Meadow Brook TheatreRochesterfor unrestricted general operating support$75,000.00 362017
Great LakesTrout Unlimited IncArlingtonfor renewed support to continue to engage Trout Unlimited members and other anglers as advocates for Great Lakes restoration$100,000.00 122017
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevWayne State UniversityDetroitto support Detroit's environmental sustainability through a partnership between the Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program (DRF) and community-based organizations focused on environmental health, justice and equitable development and to support a collaborative project to address an environmental issue (to be selected by the fellows) that will impact Detroit's future
$400,000.00 172017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for WDET-FM$45,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for Hillbery Theatre$45,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for the Elaine Jacob Art Gallery and the Art Department Gallery, WSU Press & The Freer House$30,000.00 362017
Anchor Arts OrganizationsYMCA Of Metropolitan DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 362017
Great LakesAlliance For The Great LakesGrand Havento move water-related local and regional planning forward to achieve on-the-ground results and policy improvements in Detroit while inspiring citizen engagement$60,000.00 122016
Alzheimer's ResearchAlzheimers Disease And Related Disorders Association, Inc.Chicagoto support the International Research Grant Program, which funds leading research and connections between researchers around the world$300,000.00 122016
Jazz EducationArts League Of Michigan IncDetroitto continue and expand the youth jazz education program$50,000.00 122016
Anchor Arts OrganizationsArts League Of Michigan IncDetroitfor a transformational grant to significantly expand infrastructure and programs$500,000.00 242016
Great LakesBelle Isle ConservancyDetroitfor renewed support for the volunteer-membership initiative$50,000.00 242016
Great LakesChandler Park ConservancyDetroitfor stormwater management installation and operating support for The Chandler Park Conservancy$607,000.00 362016
LegacyChrist Church CranbrookBloomfield Hillsto use projects in music, arts and education to close the distance between cities and suburbs, as well as religious and educational communities, in metropolitan Detroit, This is an Erb Family Legacy Grant.$90,000.00 122016
Great LakesClinton River Watershed CouncilRochester Hillsto continue to support WaterTowns!, a community-based initiative designed to help towns and cities in the watershed leverage the assets of the Clinton River and Lake St. Clair for water-oriented community development$265,000.00 362016
Great LakesClinton River Watershed CouncilRochester Hillsfor continued general operating support: $50,000 per year over three years, plus $50,000 in 2016 for construction of biocells and other stormwater features at the Center Street Parklet in Royal Oak$200,000.00 362016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevCommunity Development Advocates of DetroitDetroitfor a pre-development process among four institutional partners to build the framework for a community development system in Detroit.$25,000.00 92016
Arts & Community LifeDetroit Chamber Winds & StringsSouthfieldto pilot a program that uses the arts to enhance community life in Highland Park, including a robust community planning process, technical assistance and implementation grants$152,800.00 242016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroit Economic Growth AssociationDetroitto help increase small business investment on neighborhood commercial corridors by matching buildings and businesses with competitive grants, loans and counseling$500,000.00 362016
Great LakesDetroit Economic Growth AssociationDetroitto develop a competitive application to US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for disaster response funding for sustainable infrastructure to improve resiliency.$115,000.00 62016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroit Food & Entrepreneurship AcademyDetroitto support development of a just and equitable food system by investing in Detroit's high school students as the leaders, entrepreneurs, employees, and employers of tomorrow$30,000.00 122016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroit Food Policy CouncilDetroitto facilitate action on recommendations from the Economic Analysis of Detroit's Food System$45,000.00 122016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroit Hispanic Development CorporationDetroitfor the Informed Action to Promote Environmental Engagement, Advocacy, and Leadership (I-APEEAL), a collaborative housed at Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation and the University of Michigan. This collaborative will participate in the development of a public health action plan and foster leadership and advocacy to implement the plan. I-APEEAL works within the framework of the Detroit Environmental Agenda$395,000.00 362016
Jazz EducationDetroit Jazz Festival FoundationHarper Woodsto continue and expand the youth jazz education program$50,000.00 122016
Great LakesDetroit Strategic Framework IncDetroitto support implementation of Detroit Future City's Field Guide to Working with Lots through a mini-grant program, technical assistance, and communications and storytelling$140,000.00 62016
Jazz EducationDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs$50,000.00 122016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitto support continued work on the Detroit Environmental Agenda$621,000.00 362016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitfor renewed general operating support
$75,000.00 122016
Great LakesEastside Community NetworkDetroitto continue the Lower East Side Action Plan (LEAP) on the lower east side of Detroit$250,000.00 122016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcology Center IncAnn Arborfor renewed general operating support$100,000.00 122016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcoWorksDetroitto continue support for the Great Lakes Bioneers
$10,000.00 122016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevFair Food NetworkAnn Arborto build organizational capacity
$90,000.00 362016
Great LakesFreshwater FuturePetoskeyto create the Great Lakes Network to support binational collaboration amongst nonprofits to improve water-related outcomes, with an initial emphasis on the Western Lake Erie Basin$500,000.00 242016
Great LakesFriends Of The Detroit RiverTaylorfor continued general operating support: $20,000 per year over three years plus up to $6,000 in 2016 for additional expenses$66,000.00 362016
Great LakesFriends Of The RougeDearbornfor continued general operating support: $40,000 per year over three years$120,000.00 362016
Great LakesGreat Lakes CommissionAnn Arborto build a collaborative information sharing platform for the Great Lakes region called "Blue Accounting" focused on Source Water Initiative that will develop a Phosphorus Reduction Tracking System to track progress toward the 40 percent phosphorus reduction target for Western Lake Erie by 2025$250,000.00 242016
Great LakesHuron River Watershed CouncilAnn Arborfor continued general operating support: $100,000 per year over three years$300,000.00 362016
Jazz EducationJazz At Lincoln Center IncNew Yorkfor Jazz for Young People-Detroit (JFYPD) and for scholarships for Detroit students participating in the summer jazz academy$100,000.00 142016
Great LakesLawrence Technological UniversitySouthfieldto develop a binational stormwater technology transfer collaborative for the Great Lakes Basin in partnership with the Great Lakes Commission$120,000.00 122016
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMatrix Theatre CompanyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$25,000.00 122016
Great LakesMichigan Community ResourcesDetroitto provide mini grants of up to $5,000 for small projects in Detroit that support green stormwater infrastructure$60,000.00 122016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingto continue to advocate at a state-wide level on environmental health, justice, and water issues facing metro Detroit$50,000.00 122016
Great LakesMichigan League Of Conservation Voters Education FundAnn Arborfor a six-month planning grant to develop a field organizing plan$35,000.00 62016
Jazz EducationMichigan State UniversityDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs in Detroit$50,000.00 122016
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMusic Hall Center For The Performing Arts IncDetroitto support a $5 million capital campaign to remove threat of foreclosure and stabilize Music Hall operations for future generations

$50,000.00 202016
Great LakesNational Wildlife FederationAnn Arborfor continued support and to broaden and deepen the membership for the Healing Our Waters - Great Lakes Coalition (HOW): a collaborative effort to promote funding and policy reform for the Great Lakes$450,000.00 362016
Great LakesStudent Conservation Association IncArlingtonto give underserved Detroit youth the training, tools, and experience to have a stake in the environmental health and green infrastructure of their communities$60,000.00 122016
Great LakesThe Greening of DetroitDetroitto partner with DTE and the City of Detroit to reactivate Detroit's former O'Shea Park into a unique amenity that combines recreation, education and public space with innovative energy and blue/green infrastructure functions that extend into the neighborhood$110,000.00 92016
Great LakesThe Greening of DetroitDetroitto support the civic engagment activities related to the City of Detroit green infrastructure pilot project in District 2$68,000.00 122016
Arts & Community LifeThe Heidelberg ProjectDetroitto support the transition of the Hedielberg Project towards a new form of community arts space$150,000.00 242016
Great LakesThe Nature ConservancyLansingto develop a prototype green infrastructure project tracking and communications knowledgebase and web interface for the City of Detroit$63,000.00 62016
Great LakesThe Nature ConservancyLansingto advance green infrastructure (GI) in Detroit by modifying policies to incentivize GI, securing investments under the DWSD stormwater permit, and establishing the conditions for implementation$1,200,000.00 602016
Great LakesThe Sierra Club FoundationOaklandto continue support for the Great Lakes Great Communities Campaign efforts to promote the use of urban "green infrastructure" in Detroit$75,000.00 122016
Great LakesTrout Unlimited IncArlingtonto engage Trout Unlimited members and other anglers as advocates for Great Lakes restoration$100,000.00 122016
Great LakesUniversity of MichiganAnn Arborto link stakeholders, science and modeling across Detroit River and Lake Erie watersheds to inform policy and management$2,994,000.00 362016
Great LakesUniversity of MichiganAnn Arborto provide key information to NGO/policy communities on impacts of and effective approaches to managing phosphorus in Maumee River watershed and western Lake Erie$298,516.00 122016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevWayne State UniversityDetroitto support Detroit's environmental sustainability through a partnership between the Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program (DRF) and community-based organizations focused on environmental health, justice and equitable development and to support a collaborative project to address an environmental issue (to be selected by the fellows) that will impact Detroit's future$400,000.00 172016
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevWayne State UniversityDetroitto address sources of air pollution, providing organizational support and coordination for the Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition, coordinating an Air Quality Advisory Committee$375,000.00 362016
Great LakesWayne State UniversityDetroitto improve Great Lakes water quality by connecting regional and bi-national science for monitoring, preventing and mitigating urban stresses in the Huron to Erie corridor$650,000.00 362016
Great LakesAlliance For The Great LakesGrand Havento move water-related local and regional planning forward to achieve on-the-ground results and policy improvements in Detroit while inspiring citizen engagement$60,000.00 122015
Arts & Community LifeAllied Media ProjectsDetroitan 18-month long series of art programs along the Detroit/Hamtramck border by Power House Productions that generate collaboration, community, artistic development and economic development$79,500.00 122015
Alzheimer's ResearchAlzheimers Disease And Related Disorders Association, Inc.Chicagoto support peer-reviewed, donor-directed leading research aimed to prevent, treat, and ultimately cure Alzheimer's disease through the Zenith Research Grant program$600,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsArts & ScrapsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242015
Jazz EducationArts League Of Michigan IncDetroitto continue and expand the youth jazz education program
$50,000.00 122015
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevCentral Detroit Christian Community Development CorporationDetroitto improve and sustain an aquaponics system raising fish and produce in a repurposed corner liquor store$110,000.00 122015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCharles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242015
Great LakesClean Water FundClinton Townshipto bring necessary attention to the need for infrastructure improvements to better manage and protect water quality in the Lake St. Clair area$10,000.00 122015
Arts & Community LifeCollege for Creative StudiesDetroitto partner with Detroit Future City and The Greening of Detroit to create four large community-generated public art projects for Detroit's neighborhoods.$150,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCollege for Creative StudiesDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for CCS' non-degree community arts education and outreach programs$50,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCranbrook Educational CommunityBloomfield Hillsfor unrestricted general operating support for Cranbrooks' cultural and arts programs, including its community education and outreach programs$200,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCreative Many MichiganDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCultureSourceDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$70,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Artists MarketDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Childrens Choir IncDetroitGeneral Operating Support: Anchor Arts$20,000.00 242015
Great LakesDetroit Eastside Community Collaborative Inc. (DECC)Detroitto continue to support efforts to link greenways on Detroit's Eastside, through a collaborative framework for implementation including incorporation of stormwater management strategies$5,000.00 122015
Great LakesDetroit Economic Growth AssociationDetroitto support Detroit Future City's development of the Vacant Lot Transformation Guide
$80,000.00 122015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Educational Television FoundationWixomfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242015
Great LakesDetroit Educational Television FoundationWixomto work with partners to create, curate and distribute multi-platform content embracing Basin matters (policy, research, restoration, economy, land use, recreation) to inspire informed, responsible action$850,000.00 372015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Historical SocietyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Institute of ArtsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242015
Jazz EducationDetroit Jazz Festival FoundationHarper Woodsto continue and expand the youth jazz education program$50,000.00 122015
Jazz EducationDetroit Jazz Festival FoundationHarper Woodsto continue and expand the youth jazz education program$50,000.00 122015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Public Library Friends Foundation IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 242015
Jazz EducationDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs$50,000.00 122015
Jazz EducationDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs$50,000.00 122015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Zoological SocietyRoyal Oakfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242015
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitfor renewed general operating support$75,000.00 122015
Great LakesEastern Market CorporationDetroitto develop stormwater management practices, organizational structure and funding mechanisms to establish a Stormwater Management District as part of the Market's 2025 Strategy.$75,000.00 122015
Great LakesEastside Community NetworkDetroitto continue the Lower East Side Action Plan (LEAP) on the lower east side of Detroit
$250,000.00 122015
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcology Center IncAnn Arborfor renewed general operating support$100,000.00 122015
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcoWorksDetroitto continue support for the Great Lakes Bioneers
$10,000.00 122015
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcoWorksDetroitto continue support for the Great Lakes Bioneers
$10,000.00 122015
Special OpportunitiesEcoWorksDetroitto expand and solidify the Youth Energy Squad as a self-sustaining, national model for comprehensive green schools and youth leadership development programs$300,000.00 352015
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevFair Food NetworkAnn Arborto expand Double Up Food Bucks in direct markets and groceries, leveraging federal monies and building evidence so food assistance policy expands funding made available through the Farm Bill$100,000.00 482015
Special OpportunitiesFoundation for Detroit's FutureDetroitfor a multi-year commitment to support the "Grand Bargain" as part of a coalition of funders$10,000,000.00 2402015
Great LakesFreshwater FuturePetoskeyto continue a neighborhood climate resilience mini-grants program to support small-scale projects, educate residents and reduce pollution$35,000.00 122015
Great LakesFriends Of The RougeDearbornto explore potential merger between Friends of the Rouge and Alliance of Rouge Communities$70,000.00 182015
Arts & Community LifeGrandmont Rosedale Development CorporationDetroitto install a public art project that will reflect the spirit of community through a unique, quality installation that will integrate art into Stoepel Park, a heavily utilized recreational area$20,000.00 32015
Arts & Community LifeHeritage WorksDetroitto complete development of a park at the corner of MLK and Rosa Parks$100,000.00 182015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsHeritage WorksDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsInsideout Literary Arts ProjectDetroitfor general operating support$50,000.00 122015
Great LakesJoy-Southfield Community Development CorporationDetroitto design and engineer a Transportation Alternative Program for Joy Road that creates a safe, green, esthetically pleasing and vibrant commercial corridor$80,000.00 122015
Great LakesKeep Growing DetroitDetroitfor the "Growing Sustainable Water Solutions" project, a collaboration of Keep Growing Detroit, Sierra Club and Friends of The Rouge, to educate and enable residents to build rain gardens, water catchment systems and healthy soils to help manage stormwater and conserve water$383,000.00 362015
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevKeep Growing DetroitDetroitto continue to support Keep Growing Detroit's efforts to promote food sovereignty in Detroit by distributing resources, hosting education and community events, and building capacity to decentralize and broaden leadership$50,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsLiving ArtsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for Living Arts$50,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMarygrove CollegeDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for the Institute of Music & Dance's non-degree community outreach arts programs$20,000.00 242015
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingto continue to advocate at a state-wide level on environmental health, justice, and water issues facing metro Detroit$50,000.00 122015
Special OpportunitiesMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingfor a planning grant to coordinate Zero Waste Detroit's community outreach with school based and other outreach programs to inspire residents to participate in Detroit's citywide curbside recycling program$7,000.00 122015
Special OpportunitiesMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingto support a partnership of Zero Waste Detroit and Green Living Science to conduct an intensive community engagement campaign to make Detroit's new curbside recycling program a major success$350,000.00 362015
Great LakesMichigan League Of Conservation Voters Education FundAnn Arborto convene Michigan's environmental community in order to prioritize three top issues and advocate for these issues in the legislature$50,000.00 122015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMichigan Opera TheatreDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMichigan Science CenterDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support
$50,000.00 242015
Jazz EducationMichigan State UniversityDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs in Detroit$50,000.00 122015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMillan Theatre CompanyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMosaic Youth Theatre Of DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMotown Museum IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMuseum of Contemporary Art DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMusic Hall Center For The Performing Arts IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242015
Great LakesNational Wildlife FederationAnn Arborto support the 10th anniversary Healing Our Waters Restoration Conference in Grand Rapids, MI and the Peter Wege Tribute Luncheon$25,000.00 122015
Arts & Community LifePeoples Community Services Of Metropolitan DetroitDetroitto engage the entire neighborhood of Delray, especially its youth to learn about and create a mural of the history of Delray$17,500.00 122015
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevPeoples Community Services Of Metropolitan DetroitDetroitthe Delray Impact Project to provide environmental health data and capacity to improve quality of life outcomes related to the New International Trade Crossing and industrial impacts.
$60,000.00 122015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsPewabic PotteryDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsPuppetARTDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsScarab ClubDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsSignal Return IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsSouthwest Detroit Business Association Inc.Detroitfor unrestricted general operating support for COMPAS$20,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsSphinx Organization, Inc.Detroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsStratford Shakespearean Festival of AmericaStratfordfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242015
Great LakesStudent Conservation Association IncArlingtonto engage high school and college-aged youth in hands-on conservation service in Detroit$50,000.00 122015
Arts & Community LifeThe Heidelberg ProjectDetroitto continue to build organizational capacity: $75,000 in the form of a 1:4 challenge grant, providing $1 for every $4 raised$125,000.00 122015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsThe Henry FordDearbornfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242015
Great LakesThe Sierra Club FoundationOaklandto continue support for the Great Lakes Great Communities Campaign efforts to promote the use of urban "green infrastructure" in Detroit$75,000.00 122015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsThe Theatre Ensemble Inc. d/b/a Meadow Brook TheatreRochesterfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitWayne State University Community Arts & Press$20,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for Hilberry Theater$30,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted operating support for WDET-FM$30,000.00 242015
Anchor Arts OrganizationsYMCA Of Metropolitan DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242015
Jazz EducationArts League Of Michigan IncDetroitto continue and expand the youth jazz education program$50,000.00 122014
Great LakesDetroit Economic Growth AssociationDetroitto match an EPA GLRI grant to test and develop methods for improving stormwater management through green infrastructure in the Near Eastside Drainage District of Detroit
$500,000.00 242014
Great LakesDetroit Educational Television FoundationWixomfor multi-media coverage of Great Lakes Week 2014 in partnership with other media outlets, nonprofit organizations and governmental entities throughout the bi-national Great Lakes region$100,000.00 122014
Special OpportunitiesDetroit Zoological SocietyRoyal Oakto help advance the Zoo's Greenprint by installing an anaerobic digester to process manure into energy and fertilizer and providing free refillable water bottles for low income families$625,000.00 242014
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitfor general operating support
$75,000.00 122014
Great LakesEastside Community NetworkDetroitto continue the Lower East Side Action Plan (LEAP) on the lower east side of Detroit
$100,000.00 122014
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcology Center IncAnn Arborfor renewed general operating support$100,000.00 122014
Great LakesFreshwater FuturePetoskeyto provide regrants and related technical assistance to fund community based climate adaptation projects in the Detroit area$35,000.00 122014
Great LakesFriends Of The RougeDearbornfor continued general operating support$105,000.00 362014
Anchor Arts OrganizationsInsideout Literary Arts ProjectDetroitfor general operating support$25,000.00 122014
Great LakesLambert SanctuariesDetroitcontinue to develop green infrastructure and other green technologies demonstration projects and related education in the North End
$20,000.00 122014
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingto continue to advocate at a state-wide level on environmental health, justice, and water issues facing metro Detroit
$50,000.00 122014
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMichigan Science CenterDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support
$25,000.00 122014
Jazz EducationMichigan State UniversityDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs in Detroit$50,000.00 122014
Arts & Community LifeMidtown Detroit, Inc.Detroitto further enable the N'Namdi Center to hire a consultant over six months to draft a strategic campus plan$15,000.00 122014
Special OpportunitiesMosaic Youth Theatre Of DetroitDetroitfor a one-to-one individual giving match supporting a partnership with Thompson Educational Foundation establishing Mosaic as "Arts Organization in Residence" at University Prep Science/Math Elementary in Detroit
$70,000.00 122014
Great LakesThe Ausable Bayfield Conservation AuthorityExeterto implement actions to continue to improve water quality for the Bayfield River, Lake Huron in Ontario: $34,000 in 2014, $33,000 in each of 2015 and 2016$100,000.00 332014
Arts & Community LifeThe Heidelberg ProjectDetroitto continue to build organizational capacity: $100,000 in the form of a challenge grant requiring a 1:1 match$125,000.00 122014
Great LakesThe Sierra Club FoundationOaklandto continue support for the Great Lakes Great Communities Campaign efforts to promote the use of urban "green infrastructure" in Detroit$75,000.00 122014
Great LakesAlliance For The Great LakesGrand Havento continue and expand the Alliance's work in southeast Michigan$30,000.00 122013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsArts & ScrapsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242013
Jazz EducationArts League Of Michigan IncDetroitto continue and expand the youth jazz education program
$50,000.00 122013
Great LakesBelle Isle ConservancyDetroitto hire a volunteer/membership coordinator$50,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCharles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242013
Great LakesClinton River Watershed CouncilRochester Hillsto hire a Watershed Planner to advance place-based community, economic and ecosystem development that maximizes the potential of the Clinton River and Lake St. Clair$180,000.00 362013
Great LakesClinton River Watershed CouncilRochester Hillsfor general operating support: $45,000 per year over 3 years$135,000.00 362013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCollege for Creative StudiesDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for CCS' non-degree community arts education and outreach programs$50,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCranbrook Educational CommunityBloomfield Hillsfor unrestricted general operating support for Cranbrooks' cultural and arts programs, including its community education and outreach programs$200,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCreative Many MichiganDetroitto continue the Cultural Data Project and provide other services benefitting metro Detroit arts organizations$50,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCultureSourceDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Artists MarketDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242013
Great LakesDetroit Eastside Community Collaborative Inc. (DECC)Detroitto support continued efforts to link greenways on Detroit's Eastside, through a collaborative framework for implementation including incorporation of stormwater management strategies
$10,000.00 122013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Educational Television FoundationWixomfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242013
Great LakesDetroit Educational Television FoundationWixomfor multi-media coverage of Great Lakes Week 2013 in partnership with other media outlets, nonprofit organizations and governmental entities throughout the bi-national Great Lakes region$100,000.00 122013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Historical SocietyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Institute of ArtsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242013
Jazz EducationDetroit Jazz Festival FoundationHarper Woodsto continue and expand the youth jazz education program$50,000.00 122013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Public Library Friends Foundation IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242013
Jazz EducationDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs$50,000.00 122013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Zoological SocietyRoyal Oakfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242013
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitfor capacity building and general operating support$300,000.00 242013
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitto continue support of a collaborative effort to follow up to the 2011 Environmental Summit$40,000.00 122013
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEast Michigan Environmental Action Council IncDetroitfor a challenge grant for energy retrofits for EMEAC's Commons Building in Midtown
$60,000.00 122013
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEastern Market CorporationDetroitto support Keep Growing Detroit's efforts to promote food sovereignty in Detroit by distributing resources, hosting education and community events, and building capacity to decentralize and broaden leadership$50,000.00 242013
Great LakesEastside Community NetworkDetroitto continue the Lower East Side Action Plan (LEAP) on the lower east side of Detroit, $150,000 upon the receipt of an executed renewal grant agreement and $20,000 in the form of a challenge grant to create the Project Fund
$170,000.00 122013
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcology Center IncAnn Arborfor renewed general operating support$100,000.00 122013
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcoWorksDetroitto continue support for the Great Lakes Bioneers
$10,000.00 122013
Great LakesFriends Of The Detroit RiverTaylorfor general operating support$45,000.00 362013
Great LakesHeart Of The Lakes Center For Land Conservation PolicyGrand Ledgeto continue to strengthen capacity of both land conservancies and watershed organizations while working toward cooperative protection of lands that contribute to healthy waters, especially in southeast Michigan$25,000.00 122013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsHeritage WorksDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242013
Great LakesHuron River Watershed CouncilAnn Arborfor continued general operating support$255,000.00 362013
Great LakesHuron River Watershed CouncilAnn Arborto support the RiverUp! initiative to restore and revitalize the Huron River corridor for the benefit of local economies and residents, and conservation of a shared natural heritage$240,000.00 362013
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevLambert SanctuariesDetroitto expand an existing neighborhood demonstration home to include educational strategies related to alternative energy and low-impact green infrastructure options
$20,000.00 122013
Great LakesLawrence Technological UniversitySouthfieldto underwrite the production by Issue Media Group of stories of people working on innovative green infrastructure in Detroit$22,000.00 92013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsLiving ArtsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for Living Arts ($20,000) and for the Detroit Community Arts Alliance ($30,000)$50,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMarygrove CollegeDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for the Institute of Music & Dance's non-degree community outreach arts programs$20,000.00 242013
Arts & Community LifeMatrix Theatre CompanyDetroitto use interactive theater to engage communities in creating a sustainable vision for the southeast Michigan region in partnership with SEMCOG, the Cultural Alliance of Southeast Michigan, Plowshares Theater and others$90,000.00 362013
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingto continue to advocate at a state-wide level on environmental health, justice, and water issues facing metro Detroit
$50,000.00 122013
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingto strengthen the Zero Waste Detroit coalition's efforts to promote recycling in Detroit$50,000.00 122013
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Nonprofit AssociationLansingto further develop and disseminate environmental data$25,000.00 122013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMichigan Opera TheatreDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242013
Jazz EducationMichigan State UniversityDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs in Detroit$50,000.00 122013
Great LakesMichigan United Conservation ClubsLansingto continue work on a long-term funding strategy for Michigan's wetlands program.$10,000.00 122013
Arts & Community LifeMidtown Detroit, Inc.Detroitto enable the N'Namdi Center to hire a consultant over six months to draft a strategic campus plan
$15,000.00 62013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMillan Theatre CompanyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMosaic Youth Theatre Of DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMotown Museum IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMuseum of Contemporary Art DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMusic Hall Center For The Performing Arts IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242013
Great LakesNational Wildlife FederationAnn Arborfor continued support for the Healing Our Waters Coalition: a collaborative effort to promote funding and policy reform for the Great Lakes$450,000.00 362013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsPewabic PotteryDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsPuppetARTDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsRackham Symphony ChoirGrosse Pointefor unrestricted general operating support$5,000.00 122013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsScarab ClubDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242013
Arts & Community LifeSouthwest Detroit Business Association Inc.Detroitto transform vacant lots at ML King and Rosa Parks into a pocket park that commemorates two great Americans and community principles$45,000.00 182013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsSouthwest Detroit Business Association Inc.Detroitfor unrestricted general operating support for COMPAS$20,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsSphinx Organization, Inc.Detroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsStratford Shakespearean Festival of AmericaStratfordfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242013
Great LakesThe Greening of DetroitDetroitto strengthen organizational infrastructures at the Greening and WARM, creating the additional capacity to play a pivotal role in shaping a sustainable future for Detroit including improved water qualify$300,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsThe Henry FordDearbornfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242013
Great LakesThe Sierra Club FoundationOaklandto continue support for the Great Lakes Great Communities Campaign efforts to promote the use of urban "green infrastructure" in Detroit$75,000.00 122013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsThe Theatre Ensemble Inc. d/b/a Meadow Brook TheatreRochesterfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242013
Great LakesUniversity of MichiganAnn Arborto support the Water Center's efforts to convene and support experts across the Great Lakes basin, and conduct related activities, to identify and fill key knowledge gaps in the current Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and to help develop a science framework for the next phase of the GLRI$4,500,000.00 362013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsVSA MichiganDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for Hilberry Theater$30,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted operating support for WDET-FM$30,000.00 242013
Anchor Arts OrganizationsYMCA Of Metropolitan DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242013
Great LakesAlliance For The Great LakesGrand Havento continue and expand support for the Alliance's work in southeast Michigan
$30,000.00 122012
Great LakesAlliance of Rouge CommunitiesCantonto secure and facilitate assistance from the EPA through the Great Lakes Legacy Fund to work with industry to remediate contaminated sediments in the Rouge River Area of Concern$61,251.00 182012
Jazz EducationArts League Of Michigan IncDetroitto continue and expand the youth jazz education program
$50,000.00 122012
Great LakesCapuchin Soup KitchenDetroitto fund rainwater harvesting systems at two significant urban farms in the city of Detroit
$132,800.00 182012
Great LakesClean Water FundClinton Townshipto educate residents about ways they can cleanup and protect Lake St. Clair and connect them to governmental efforts with linkages to the lake$100,000.00 122012
Great LakesDetroit Educational Television FoundationWixomfor multi-media coverage of Great Lakes Week 2011 in partnership with other media outlets, nonprofit organizations and governmental entities throughout the bi-national Great Lakes region$95,000.00 122012
Great LakesDetroit Educational Television FoundationWixomfor multi-media coverage of Great Lakes Week 2012 in partnership with other media outlets, nonprofit organizations and governmental entities throughout the bi-national Great Lakes region$100,000.00 122012
Jazz EducationDetroit Jazz Festival FoundationHarper Woodsto continue and expand the youth jazz education program$50,000.00 122012
Jazz EducationDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs$50,000.00 122012
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitto continue support for community organizing and public education programs$75,000.00 122012
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitto support the network of activists who are organizing to promote environmental justice issues of statewide importance with an emphasis on southeast Michigan
$90,000.00 122012
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitto support a collaborative effort to follow up to the 2011 Environmental Summit
$40,000.00 122012
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEast Michigan Environmental Action Council IncDetroitto continue to support the ReMedia program, which integrates environmental education, multi-media production, and civic engagement to create positive environmental change
$60,000.00 122012
Great LakesEastside Community NetworkDetroitto continue the Lower East Side Action Plan (LEAP) on the lower east side of Detroit
$170,000.00 122012
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcology Center IncAnn Arborfor renewed general operating support$100,000.00 122012
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcoWorksDetroitto continue support for the Great Lakes Bioneers
$10,000.00 122012
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevFair Food NetworkAnn ArborPROJECT DESCRIPTION
to advance federal policies to improve food access for low income populations
$50,000.00 242012
Great LakesFreshwater FuturePetoskeyto provide regrants and related technical assistance to fund community based climate adaptation projects in the Detroit area$35,000.00 122012
Great LakesHeart Of The Lakes Center For Land Conservation PolicyGrand Ledgeto continue to strengthen capacity of both land conservancies and watershed organizations while working toward cooperative protection of lands that contribute to healthy waters, especially in southeast Michigan
$25,000.00 122012
Arts & Community LifeInsideout Literary Arts ProjectDetroitto hire a Marketing and Communications Director to spread the message of the poetry as an agent of youth empowerment and community revitalization$50,000.00 122012
Great LakesLake Huron Centre for Coastal ConservationBlythto develop a Bluff Ecosystem Stewardship Guide for Ontario's West Coast.
$26,000.00 62012
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingto continue to advocate at a state-wide level on environmental health, justice, and water issues facing metro Detroit
$100,000.00 122012
Great LakesMichigan League Of Conservation Voters Education FundAnn Arborto explore the potential of expanding the network of well-connected, conservation-minded individuals in Washtenaw - the Wolfpack - to build support for restoration projects farther downstream$15,000.00 52012
Jazz EducationMichigan State UniversityDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs in Detroit$50,000.00 122012
Great LakesMichigan United Conservation ClubsLansingto develop and implement a long-term funding strategy for Michigan's wetlands program.
$26,000.00 122012
Arts & Community LifeMidtown Detroit, Inc.Detroitto support a new Detroit arts event which will showcase artists who will "light up" buildings and spaces in Midtown Detroit
$50,000.00 122012
Great LakesNational Wildlife FederationAnn Arborto address ballast water policy and acute risk pathways for Asian Carp beyond Chicago and work with The Nature Conservancy and Great Lakes Commission on coordinated policies to address Aquatic Invasive Species in the Great Lakes
$100,000.00 122012
Special OpportunitiesShar Self Help Addiction Reorientation FoundationDetroitto continue support for planning and implementation of a model, large-scale urban agriculture project: Year 4 payment: $150,000 payable in 3 installments contingent on matching funds and other criteria TBD$1,000,000.00 482012
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevSouthwest Detroit Environmental Vision ProjectDetroitfor community organizing and advocacy to secure a community benefits agreement providing environmental mitigations and community redevelopment investment if the New International Trade Crossing is built$60,000.00 122012
Great LakesThe Ausable Bayfield Conservation AuthorityExeterto implement actions to improve water quality for the Bayfield River, Lake Huron in Ontario$100,000.00 332012
Arts & Community LifeThe Heidelberg ProjectDetroitto continue to build organizational capacity, one half in the form of a challenge grant to match donations from individuals on a 1:1 basis$100,000.00 122012
Great LakesThe Nature ConservancyLansingto continue to support a policy associate to help advance Great Lakes policy and funding at the local, state and federal levels$85,000.00 122012
Great LakesThe Nature ConservancyLansingto support a collaboration between the Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation, and Great Lakes Commission to address Aquatic Invasive Species in the Great Lakes$125,000.00 122012
Great LakesThe Sierra Club FoundationOaklandto continue support for the Great Lakes Great Communities Campaign efforts to promote the use of urban "green infrastructure" in Detroit$79,700.00 122012
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevVoices For Earth JusticeSouthfieldto help with the sustainable rehabilitation of buildings for a community outreach center in the Brightmoor area of Detroit$20,000.00 122012
Arts & Community LifeWayne State UniversityDetroitto build capacity for ArtsCorpsDetroit to serve more community organizations and to assess the role of art in urban revitalization and the volunteer experience$100,000.00 242012
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevWayne State UniversityDetroitto evaluate a program to improve the health of Southeastern Michigan Anglers$95,000.00 242012
Great LakesAlliance For The Great LakesGrand Havento help support the Alliance's new office in southeast Michigan
$15,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsArts & ScrapsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242011
Jazz EducationArts League Of Michigan IncDetroitto support the youth jazz education program, including education and performance opportunities with professional musicians
$50,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCharles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242011
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevCity Connect DetroitDetroitto conduct and map environmental research to benefit the City of Detroit and surrounding communities$75,000.00 112011
Great LakesClean Water FundClinton Townshipto plan collaborative civic engagement, policy and research programs in Metro Detroit, especially Macomb County, for new models of water efficiency and stormwater and infrastructure improvements
$30,000.00 112011
Great LakesClinton River Watershed CouncilRochester Hillsto increase individual and group membership$30,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCollege for Creative StudiesDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for CCS' non-degree community arts education and outreach programs$50,000.00 242011
Great LakesCranbrook Educational CommunityBloomfield Hillsto create 3 new community gardens to demonstrate freshwater management through green infrastructure in collaboration with Welcome Missionary Baptist Church, Greater Pontiac Community Coalition, Pontiac Garden Club, Pontiac Public Schools, Lawrence Technological University and the Engineering Society of Detroit$90,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCranbrook Educational CommunityBloomfield Hillsfor unrestricted general operating support for Cranbrooks' cultural and arts programs, including its community education and outreach programs$200,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCreative Many MichiganDetroitto continue the Cultural Data Project, begin Creative Impact and provide other services benefitting metro Detroit arts organizations$50,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCultureSourceDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Artists MarketDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242011
Great LakesDetroit Economic Growth AssociationDetroitto engage landscape architect consultants as part of the technical team for the Detroit Works Project$100,000.00 182011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Educational Television FoundationWixomfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242011
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroit Hispanic Development CorporationDetroitto continue support for a policy advocacy initiative to address health disparities and environmental justice in Southwest Detroit$30,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Historical SocietyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Institute of ArtsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242011
Jazz EducationDetroit Jazz Festival FoundationHarper Woodsto continue support for the Detroit school-based youth jazz education program, including education and performance opportunities with professional musicians$50,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Public Library Friends Foundation IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Science Center IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$25,000.00 242011
Jazz EducationDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitto continue to support for the youth jazz education programs$50,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Zoological SocietyRoyal Oakfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242011
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitto continue support for community organizing and public education programs$75,000.00 122011
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEast Michigan Environmental Action Council IncDetroitto expand the ReMedia program, which integrates environmental education, multi-media production, and civic engagement to create positive environmental change
$60,000.00 122011
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEastern Market CorporationDetroitto help expand the local food system in Detroit by creating a community kitchen to incubate new food ventures and increase access to locally grown or processed healthy food$200,000.00 242011
Great LakesEastside Community NetworkDetroitto expand the Lower East Side Action Plan (LEAP), a multi-agency community-based planning process to determine equitable, productive and environmentally sustainable re-use of vacant land on Detroit's lower eastside
$146,000.00 122011
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcology Center IncAnn Arborfor general operating support$100,000.00 122011
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcoWorksDetroitto continue support for the Great Lakes Bioneers
$10,000.00 122011
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevFair Food NetworkAnn Arborto match a grant from the Open Society Institute to increase the purchasing power of low-income families for fresh produce, support the local food economy and inform future federal food assistance policy$25,000.00 112011
Great LakesFriends Of The RougeDearbornto support the volunteer benthic macroinvertebrate sampling program as part of a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative program to create or restore 25 acres of green infrastructure and improve wildlife habitat in Detroit and in Wayne County$80,000.00 232011
Great LakesFriends Of The RougeDearbornfor general operating support$105,000.00 362011
Great LakesHeart Of The Lakes Center For Land Conservation PolicyGrand Ledgeto strengthen capacity of both land conservancies and watershed organizations while working toward cooperative protection of lands that contribute to healthy waters, especially in southeast Michigan
$25,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsHeritage WorksDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242011
Great LakesInternational Wildlife Refuge AllianceGrosse Ileto extend outreach and create public awareness of the Detroit International Wildlife Refuge Alliance, North America's first and only international wildlife refuge$50,000.00 242011
Great LakesLawrence Technological UniversitySouthfieldto develop a stormwater management educational trail for the Great Lakes Stormwater Management Institute$57,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsLiving ArtsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMarygrove CollegeDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for the Institute of Music & Dance's non-degree community outreach arts programs$20,000.00 242011
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingto continue to advocate at a state-wide level on environmental health, justice, and water issues facing metro Detroit
$100,000.00 122011
Great LakesMichigan League Of Conservation Voters Education FundAnn Arborto strengthen the capacity of environmental and allied organizations in Southeast Michigan for policy work$30,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMichigan Opera TheatreDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242011
Jazz EducationMichigan State UniversityDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs in Detroit$50,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMillan Theatre CompanyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMosaic Youth Theatre Of DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMotown Museum IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$30,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMusic Hall Center For The Performing Arts IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242011
Great LakesNational Wildlife FederationAnn Arborto develop a multi-state coordinated rapid response and monitoring effort to eradicate aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes and address acute risk pathways for Asian Carp beyond Chicago$100,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsPewabic PotteryDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsPuppetARTDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsRackham Symphony ChoirGrosse Pointefor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242011
Great LakesRiver NetworkPortlandto examine and advance opportunities for greater coordination among municipalities to use green infrastructure to minimize climate impacts, improve water efficiency, and promote green jobs$60,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsScarab ClubDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242011
Special OpportunitiesShar Self Help Addiction Reorientation FoundationDetroitto continue support for a participatory process to develop a model, large-scale urban agriculture project on Detroit's east side that will promote productive and sustainable land use and jobs$100,000.00 32011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsSouthwest Detroit Business Association Inc.Detroitfor unrestricted general operating support for COMPAS$20,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsSphinx Organization, Inc.Detroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsStratford Shakespearean Festival of AmericaStratfordfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsThe Henry FordDearbornfor unrestricted general operating support$200,000.00 242011
Great LakesThe Sierra Club FoundationOaklandfor the Great Lakes Great Communities Campaign efforts to promote the use of urban "green infrastructure" in Detroit.$75,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsThe Theatre Ensemble Inc. d/b/a Meadow Brook TheatreRochesterfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242011
Great LakesUniversity Of Detroit MercyDetroitto support a full-time landscape architect at the Detroit Collaborative Design Center to ensure focus on ecologically low impact development and water management as part of the urban transformation of Detroit$50,000.00 112011
Special OpportunitiesUniversity of MichiganAnn Arborfor a challenge grant to provide scholarships for students of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise$200,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsVSA MichiganDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$20,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for Hilberry Theater$30,000.00 242011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted operating support for WDET-FM$30,000.00 242011
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevWayne State UniversityDetroitto continue support for the Environmental Law Clinic$25,000.00 122011
Anchor Arts OrganizationsYMCA Of Metropolitan DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$50,000.00 242011
Alzheimer's ResearchAlzheimers Disease And Related Disorders Association, Inc.Chicagoto support peer-reviewed, donor-directed leading research aimed to prevent, treat, and ultimately cure Alzheimer's disease, $100,000/year for New Investigative Research Grants and $200,000/year for Zenith Research Grants$1,300,000.00 602010
Arts & Community LifeAnn Arbor Hands On MuseumAnn Arborto develop local environmental concern and activism in five communities in metro Detroit through a library-based arts program$85,500.00 92010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevArab Community Center For Economic & Social Services AccessDearbornto enhance community education, awareness and advocacy of environmental issues through engagement of community members in skill-based action, career development and policy change$65,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsArts & ScrapsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$10,000.00 122010
Jazz EducationArts League Of Michigan IncDetroitto support the youth jazz education program, including education and performance opportunities with professional musicians
$35,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsArts League Of Michigan IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$25,000.00 122010
Jazz EducationBirmingham Bloomfield Art Center IncBirminghamfor a final year of support for the ArtBridge program, which educates and connects artistically talented, low-income high school art students in Southeast Michigan to higher education in the visual arts and ultimately to viable art careers$35,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCharles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$25,000.00 122010
Great LakesClinton River Watershed CouncilRochester Hillsfor general operating support$115,000.00 362010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCollege for Creative StudiesDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for CCS' non-degree community arts education and outreach programs$25,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCranbrook Educational CommunityBloomfield Hillsfor unrestricted general operating support for Cranbrooks' cultural and arts programs, including its community education and outreach programs$100,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCreative Many MichiganDetroitfor the Cultural Data Project and services benefitting metro Detroit arts organizations$25,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsCultureSourceDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$25,000.00 122010
Arts & Community LifeCultureSourceDetroitto support a planning process for a new initiative to increase attendance and participation of arts and culture programs of more than 100 organizations in southeast Michigan
$25,000.00 42010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Artists MarketDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$10,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Educational Television FoundationWixomfor unrestricted general operating support$100,000.00 112010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroit Hispanic Development CorporationDetroitto continue support for a policy advocacy initiative to address health disparities and environmental justice in Southwest Detroit$60,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Historical SocietyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$25,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Institute of ArtsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$100,000.00 122010
Jazz EducationDetroit Jazz Festival FoundationHarper Woodsto continue support for the Detroit school-based youth jazz education program, including education and performance opportunities with professional musicians$37,500.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Public Library Friends Foundation IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$25,000.00 122010
Special OpportunitiesDetroit Riverfront Conservancy, Inc.Detroitfor general operating support with emphasis on environmental education and public art$1,000,000.00 602010
Jazz EducationDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitto continue to support for the youth jazz education programs$50,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$100,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsDetroit Zoological SocietyRoyal Oakfor unrestricted general operating support$100,000.00 122010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitto continue support for community organizing and public education programs$60,000.00 122010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEast Michigan Environmental Action Council IncDetroitto expand the ReMedia program, which integrates environmental education, multi-media production, and civic engagement to create positive environmental change
$60,000.00 122010
Great LakesEastside Community NetworkDetroitto support data analysis and community outreach and education for a community-based planning process to determine appropriate, environmentally sustainable re-uses of vacant land on Detroit's lower eastside
$120,000.00 122010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcology Center IncAnn Arborfor general operating support$100,000.00 122010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcoWorksDetroitto expand the Detroit Youth Energy Squad, building future environmental leaders amongst low-income youth through a youth employment and training program on climate change and home weatherization$50,000.00 122010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcoWorksDetroitto expand the operations of the Great Lakes Bioneers
$10,000.00 122010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevFair Food NetworkAnn Arborto develop a federal funding stream to develop more healthy and sustainably-grown food in Detroit and Southeast Michigan$100,000.00 122010
Great LakesFriends Of The Detroit RiverTaylorfor general operating support$45,000.00 362010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsHeritage WorksDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$10,000.00 122010
Great LakesHuron River Watershed CouncilAnn Arborfor general operating support$255,000.00 362010
Arts & Community LifeInsideout Literary Arts ProjectDetroitfor a multi-arts, community-based year-long celebration of women poets in partnership with Detroit Public Television, Arts League of Michigan, Matrix Theatre Company, Wayne State University Press and others

$100,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsLiving ArtsDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$10,000.00 122010
Arts & Community LifeLuella Hannan Memorial FoundationDetroitto support a community designed public art sculpture and rain garden at Hannan House, engaging senior artists, local artists and volunteers, as part of Detroit's Midtown Loop Public Art Plan$15,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMarygrove CollegeDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for the Institute of Music & Dance's non-degree community outreach arts programs$10,000.00 122010
Arts & Community LifeMatrix Theatre CompanyDetroitto develop puppetry/writing workshops about the city's buried streams, ponds, and lakes$150,000.00 362010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingto strengthen the connections between the Detroit program and state policy work on environmental health, justice, and water issues
$100,000.00 122010
Great LakesMichigan League Of Conservation Voters Education FundAnn Arborto strengthen the capacity of environmental and allied organizations in Southeast Michigan for policy work$30,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMichigan Opera TheatreDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$25,000.00 122010
Jazz EducationMichigan State UniversityDetroitto continue support for the youth jazz education programs in Detroit$50,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMillan Theatre CompanyDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$15,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMotown Museum IncDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$15,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsMuseum of Contemporary Art DetroitDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$25,000.00 122010
Arts & Community LifeMuseum of Contemporary Art DetroitDetroitto hire a development director and create a strategic development plan$120,000.00 182010
Great LakesNational Wildlife FederationAnn Arborto support the Healing Our Waters Coalition: a collaborative effort to promote funding and policy reform for the Great Lakes and assistance for organizations conducting Great Lakes restoration projects
$450,000.00 362010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsPewabic PotteryDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$25,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsPuppetARTDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$10,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsRackham Symphony ChoirGrosse Pointefor unrestricted general operating support$10,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsScarab ClubDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$10,000.00 122010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevScience & Environmental Health NetworkAmesto use research on complex environmental influences on Alzheimer's disease as a case study to leverage policy changes to address interrelated public health and environmental problems$75,000.00 122010
Special OpportunitiesShar Self Help Addiction Reorientation FoundationDetroitto support a participatory process to develop an urban farm for recovering substance abusers and members from the broader community$25,000.00 82010
Great LakesSix Rivers Regional Land ConservancyRochesterto create a model wetlands databank and outreach program in Oakland and Macomb Counties to identify the highest priority wetlands and connect landowners with wetlands with those in need of performing mitigation$100,000.00 242010
Arts & Community LifeSouthwest Housing Solutions CorporationDetroitfor a storm water mitigation and demonstration project as part of a new creative arts center in southwest Detroit$75,000.00 242010
Great LakesThe Greening of DetroitDetroitto test a new vacant land reclamation model that will create swaths of newly forested land in Detroit to mitigate storm water runoff$160,000.00 182010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsThe Henry FordDearbornfor unrestricted general operating support$100,000.00 122010
Great LakesThe Nature ConservancyLansingto support a policy associate to help advance Great Lakes policy and funding at the local, state and federal levels$170,000.00 242010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsThe Theatre Ensemble Inc. d/b/a Meadow Brook TheatreRochesterfor unrestricted general operating support$25,000.00 122010
Great LakesUniversity of MichiganAnn Arborto engage stakeholders and create cumulative impact maps (threats, resources and human impact) of the Great Lakes ecosystem to guide conservation decisions$500,000.00 242010
Great LakesUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborFor interim planning for a project to map threats to the Great Lakes$8,500.00 122010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevVanguard Community Development CorporationDetroitto build the capacity of residents in the Northend neighborhood of Detroit to proactively address environmental hazards$100,000.00 242010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsVSA MichiganDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support$10,000.00 122010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevWayne State UniversityDetroitto expand healthy,sustainable food choices for households on Detroit's east side in partnership with Earthworks Urban Farm, Eastern Market and others$90,000.00 242010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for Hilberry Theater$15,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted general operating support for the Elaine Jacob Art Gallery and the Art Department Gallery$10,000.00 122010
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevWayne State UniversityDetroitto hire a full time coordinator for the Environmental Law Clinic$25,000.00 122010
Anchor Arts OrganizationsWayne State UniversityDetroitfor unrestricted operating support for WDET-FM$15,000.00 122010
Jazz EducationBirmingham Bloomfield Art Center IncBirminghamto help educate and connect talented, low-income high school art students in Southeast Michigan to higher education in the visual arts and ultimately to viable art careers$35,000.00 122009
Great LakesClinton River Watershed CouncilRochester Hillsfor general operating support$33,000.00 122009
Arts & Community LifeCranbrook Educational CommunityBloomfield Hillsto support Artology: The Fusion of Art and Science at Cranbrook, a collaborative exhibition and education effort between the Institute of Science and Art Museum

$100,000.00 82009
Special OpportunitiesDetroit Educational Television FoundationWixomfor the "Because Minds Matter" Capital Campaign (Challenge Grant)
$500,000.00 602009
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroit Hispanic Development CorporationDetroitto help create a policy advocacy initiative to address health disparities and environmental justice in Southwest Detroit$75,000.00 112009
Jazz EducationDetroit Jazz Festival FoundationHarper Woodsfor educational programs throughout the year, including a visiting artist in residence and school based programs$40,000.00 122009
Great LakesDetroit Science Center IncDetroitfor a challenge grant to construct the Clean Water Through Greenengineering exhibit collection$125,000.00 122009
Jazz EducationDetroit Symphony OrchestraDetroitto support intensive jazz education for artistically talented youth$50,000.00 122009
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevDetroiters Working For Environmental JusticeDetroitto expand DWEJ's capacity for community organizing and education$75,000.00 122009
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEast Michigan Environmental Action Council IncDetroitto build organizational capacity to expand the Environmental Justice Re-Media program$30,000.00 122009
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevEcology Center IncAnn Arborfor general operating support$100,000.00 122009
Special OpportunitiesForgotten Harvest, Inc.Oak Parkto distribute fresh food to vulnerable famlies in metro Detroit using rescured perishible food (this was one of three, one-time special grants approved by the Foundation in December 2008 totalling $500,000 to help meet the immediate, short term needs of individuals affected by the economic downturn)$125,000.00 122009
Great LakesFriends Of The Detroit RiverTaylorfor general operating support$15,000.00 122009
Great LakesFriends Of The RougeDearbornfor general operating support$35,000.00 122009
Great LakesHuron River Watershed CouncilAnn Arborfor general operating support$75,000.00 122009
Jazz EducationInsideout Literary Arts ProjectDetroitfor general operating support.$50,000.00 122009
Environmental Health, Justice & Equitable DevMichigan Environmental CouncilLansingto strengthen the connections between the Detroit program and state policy work on environmental health, justice, and water issues
$100,000.00 122009
Jazz EducationMichigan State UniversityDetroitto provide advanced jazz education for urban youth through MSU [email protected]$50,000.00 122009
Jazz EducationMosaic Youth Theatre Of DetroitDetroitfor general operating support, one-half of the grant in the form of a challenge to match new or increased contributions from individuals on a two to one basis$100,000.00 122009
Jazz EducationMusic Hall Center For The Performing Arts IncDetroitto continue and expand an experiential Jazz education program$40,000.00 122009
Special OpportunitiesSalvation ArmySouthfieldfor emergency holiday and year-round assistance to families (this was one of three, one-time special grants approved by the Foundation in December 2008 totalling $500,000 to help meet the immediate, short term needs of individuals affected by the economic downturn)$250,000.00 122009
Jazz EducationSphinx Organization, Inc.Detroitto support the Sphinx Preparatory Music Institute and Sphinx Overture programs, one-half of the grant in the form of a challenge to match new or increased contributions from individuals on a two to one basis$100,000.00 122009
Special OpportunitiesTHAWDetroitto provide energy assistance to low-income families and individuals (this was one of three, one-time special grants approved by the Foundation in December 2008 totalling $500,000 to help meet the immediate, short term needs of individuals affected by the economic downturn)$125,000.00 122009
Arts & Community LifeThe Heidelberg ProjectDetroitto hire a development director and program site development director to help implement the strategic plan for a cultural village (payable over 2 years, with the addition in year 2 of $25,000 in funding and the requirement of a dollar-for-dollar match for $50,000 of the $75,000)$125,000.00 242009
Great LakesThe Nature ConservancyLansingto complete the Lake Huron conservation planning process$100,000.00 242009
Jazz EducationYMCA Of Metropolitan DetroitDetroitto develop a program that will teach 40-50 urban teens digital arts skills through a focus on environmental issues
$100,000.00 122009