Tag: Great Lakes

Erb Family Foundation Awards $1M Transformational Grant to Michigan Opera Theatre
December 10, 2021December 21, 2021
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Erb Family Foundation Awards $1M Transformational Grant to Michigan Opera Theatre

Today we announced $4.9 million in new and ongoing grants during the December grant cycle. See the complete grants list here. The Foundation awarded two new transformational arts grants. One to Michigan Opera Theatre, the premier producer and presenter for opera, musical theatre, and dance in the Great Lakes Region, for $1 million to broaden audiences through...

Dr. Amanda Herzog Joins Foundation as Associate Program Officer for Great Lakes and Environment
November 1, 2021December 21, 2021
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Dr. Amanda Herzog Joins Foundation as Associate Program Officer for Great Lakes and Environment

The Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation welcomes Dr. Amanda Herzog to its team. Dr. Amanda Herzog was named associate program officer for Great Lakes and Environment. She brings over 10 years of experience in environmental engineering research with a background in agricultural and environmental sustainability. She will collaborate closely with our Great Lakes...

Detroit Arts and Cultural Organizations Major Focus of Erb Family Foundation September Grants
September 17, 2021December 21, 2021
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Detroit Arts and Cultural Organizations Major Focus of Erb Family Foundation September Grants

Today we announced $3.6 million in new and ongoing grants during the September grant cycle. Our founders, Fred and Barbara Erb valued the contribution the arts make to the area’s economic, social, and creative well-being which is why over $2 million was awarded to arts and culture organizations. See the complete grants list here. Sixty arts and...

Great Lakes Watersheds Chat
September 15, 2021December 21, 2021
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Great Lakes Watersheds Chat

In the wake of a recently-launched ranking of the top 500 Great Lakes Twitter influencers, we invite Great Lakes experts, researchers, enthusiasts, advocates, and related organizations to tune into our Twitter activity September 27-October 1 where our Tweets will be taken over with everything Great Lakes including three new videos that leverage the Great Lakes...

September 15, 2021September 15, 2021
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What is a watershed?

Chair of the Erb Family Foundation, John Erb, shares what a watershed is and how the Great Lakes form a large watershed.

September 15, 2021September 15, 2021
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What’s at stake in our watershed?

What we do on the land eventually ends up in the Great Lakes. Chair of the Erb Family Foundation, John Erb, shares how our actions on land impact the freshwater rivers and lakes around us.