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FY 2015

HUMAN SERVICES


Family Independence Initiative
Detroit, MI
$300,000
SEPTEMBER 2014
To support expansion in Detroit. Launched in early 2014, FII – Detroit will enroll approximately 215 families through 2017.

Homeless Action Network of Detroit
Detroit, MI
$125,000
SEPTEMBER 2014
To support the End Homelessness Initiative.

Wayne County SAFE, Inc.
Detroit, MI
$90,000
SEPTEMBER 2014
To support general operations in order for WC SAFE to be able to continue providing services for sexual assault survivors, from the moments following their assault to whatever justice looks like for them in the end. Through our survivor-centered, empowerment and trauma-informed philosophies we are able promote autonomy, respect and healing for this special, and underserved, victim population.

Coalition for Temporary Shelter (COTS)
Detroit MI
$300,000
DECEMBER 2014
To support operation of the emergency shelter and supportive services for homeless persons.

Turning Point
Mt. Clemens, MI
$75,000
DECEMBER 2014
To support general operations.

Vista Maria
Dearborn Heights, MI
$200,000 over two years
DECEMBER 2014
To support the Shepherd Hall Transitional Living Program.

American Red Cross – Southeastern Michigan Chapter
Detroit, MI
$100,000
MARCH 2015
To support local disaster and emergency services.

Arab Community Center for Economic & Social Services (ACCESS)
Dearborn, MI
$75,000
MARCH 2015
To support general operations of the Emergency Services Department.

Central United Methodist Church Community Development Corporation
Detroit, MI
$80,000
MARCH 2015
To support N.O.A.H. (Networking, Organizing, and Advocacy for Health) Project, a program for homeless individuals in downtown Detroit with emphasis on mental health services.

First Step – Western Wayne County Project on Domestic Assault
Plymouth, MI
$230,000 over two years
MARCH 2015
To support the development and implementation of a Domestic Violence High Risk Team in partnership with Canton Township Police Department and 35th District Court, to prevent lethal domestic violence crimes and support victims and their children and to support general operations.

Alternatives For Girls
Detroit, MI
$400,000 over two years
JUNE 2015
To support general operations.

Corporation for Supportive Housing
Detroit, MI
$150,000
JUNE 2015
To support a staff resource for McGregor Fund grantees working on developing supportive housing for homeless, high risk youth and young adults.

Crossroads of Michigan
Detroit, MI
$100,000
JUNE 2015
To support general operations of the Crossroads emergency assistance program.

Forgotten Harvest, Inc.
Oak Park, MI
$300,000
JUNE 2015
To support core operations.

Lighthouse Emergency Services
Pontiac, MI
$100,000
JUNE 2015
To support general operations.

The Baldwin Center, Inc.
Pontiac, MI
$25,000
JUNE 2015
To support general operations of the Baldwin mission to feed, clothe, educate and empower Pontiac residents.

HEALTH CARE


Dawn Farm
Ypsilanti, MI
$65,000
SEPTEMBER 2014
To support treatment, outreach and transitional housing programs for addicted and alcoholic adults from Wayne County.

Southwest Solutions, Inc.
Detroit, MI
$500,000 over two years
JUNE 2015
To support capital support for the second phase of the Wellness Campus initiative. The grant will be paid in two equal payments, with the second payment conditional on the commencement of construction.

PUBLIC BENEFIT


Foundation for Detroit’s Future
Detroit, MI
$6,000,000 over 20 years
AUGUST 2014
To support the DIA Settlement* – a component of a comprehensive settlement (Plan of Adjustment) of the City of Detroit’s bankruptcy case.

Non-Profit Enterprises at Work (NEW)
Detroit, MI
$35,000
DECEMBER 2014
To support programs and services for nonprofit organizations in metropolitan Detroit.

Citizens Research Council of Michigan Inc
Livonia, MI
$30,000
MARCH 2015
To support the Citizens Research Council Research Fund.

Michigan League for Public Policy
Lansing, MI
$40,000
MARCH 2015
To support research and advocacy directed at preserving and strengthening the social safety net in Michigan

Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, Inc.
Detroit, MI
$90,000
MARCH 2015
To support the design and pre-construction phase of the David Campbell Memorial.

Independent Sector
Washington, D.C.
$5,000
MARCH 2015
To support the regional field meeting in Detroit tentatively scheduled for May 4, 2015.

Center for Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
$30,000
JUNE 2015
To support general operations of Bridge magazine.

Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, Inc.
Detroit, MI
$910,000
JUNE 2015
To support the commissioned David Campbell Memorial Terrace.

Greening of Detroit
Detroit, MI
$500,000
JUNE 2015
To support a multi-agency Detroit Conservation Corps, whose purpose is to engage, train and employ disconnected Detroiters, while creating a green workforce to help the city reclaim and repurpose vacant land.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation-Detroit
Detroit, MI
$150,000
JUNE 2015
To support the CDFI work conducted out of the LISC Detroit office.

University of Michigan/Dearborn
Dearborn, MI
$450,000 over three years
To support years 3-5 of the Public Allies Metropolitan Detroit Project.

ARTS & CULTURE


Michigan Science Center
Detroit, MI
$100,000
SEPTEMBER 2014
To support general operations.

Sphinx Organization, Inc.
Detroit, MI
$120,000
SEPTEMBER 2014
To support Detroit-area educational programs for youth.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Detroit, MI
$100,000
DECEMBER 2014
To support general operations.

Detroit Historical Society
Detroit, MI
$100,000
DECEMBER 2014
To support general operations of the Detroit Historical Museum.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Detroit, MI
$300,00
DECEMBER 2014
To support general operations.

Michigan Opera Theatre
Detroit MI
$150,000
DECEMBER 2014
To support general operations.

Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit
Detroit, MI
$60,000
MARCH 2015
To support general operations.

The Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit, MI
$250,000
MARCH 2015
To support general operations.

 

EDUCATION


United Negro College Fund
Detroit MI
$50,000
DECEMBER 2014
$45,000 to support Detroit-area youth to attend historically Black private colleges and universities; and $5,000 to support administrative fees.

Learning to Give
Grand Haven, MI
$50,000
MARCH 2015
To support the David Campbell Teacher in Residence Fellowship with Learning to Give, a K-12 curriculum based program to teach students about the nonprofit sector, the role of philanthropy, and the value of civic participation.

Michigan Future, Inc.
Detroit, MI
$200,000
MARCH 2015
To support Michigan Future Schools.

Starfish Family Services
Inkster, MI
$300,000 over two years
MARCH 2015
To support implementation of the Preschool Program of Excellence Quality System for early learning programs in western Wayne County and general operations.

EUGENE A. MILLER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM


Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Detroit, MI
$50,000
SEPTEMBER 2014
To support the sabbatical plan for Juanita Moore.

Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings
Southfield, MI
$38,000
SEPTEMBER 2014
To support the sabbatical plan for Maury Okun.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
Detroit, MI
$50,000
SEPTEMBER 2014
To support the sabbatical plan for Anne Parsons