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FY 2014

HUMAN SERVICES

Accounting Aid Society
Detroit, MI
$90,000
SEPTEMBER 2013
To support the 2014 and 2015 Tax Assistance programs.

TDC
Boston, MA
$125,000 over two years
SEPTEMBER 2013
To support continued work on strategic and capital planning with selected human service agencies, and outreach to agency and funder audiences through presentations of TDC’s capitalization framework.

Volunteers in Prevention, Probation & Prisons, Inc.
Detroit, MI
$50,000
SEPTEMBER 2013
To support bridge funding to continue its youth mentoring work while new funding sources come on line.

Wayne County SAFE Program
Detroit, MI
$50,000
SEPTEMBER 2013
To support general operations.

American Red Cross – Southeastern Michigan Chapter
Detroit, MI
$100,000
DECEMBER 2013
To support local disaster and emergency services.

Cass Community Social Services
Detroit, MI
$70,000
DECEMBER 2013
To support the purchase and support of a new phone and data network to integrate communication and client record-keeping across its numerous program locations.

Coalition for Temporary Shelter (COTS)
Detroit MI
$300,000
DECEMBER 2013
To support general operations.

Turning Point
Mt. Clemens, MI
$60,000
DECEMBER 2013
To support general operations.

Arab Community Center for Economic & Social Services (ACCESS)
Dearborn, MI
$75,000
MARCH 2014
To support annual operations of the Social Services Department.

Central United Methodist Church Community Development Corp.
Detroit, MI
$80,000
MARCH 2014
To support the N.O.A.H. (Networking, Organizing, and Advocacy for Health) Project, a program to link homeless individuals in downtown Detroit with community programs, with particular emphasis on mental health.

Corporation for Supportive Housing
Detroit, MI
$337,500
MARCH 2014
To support a 36 month grant for capacity building technical assistance, training and housing creation to end homelessness in Detroit.

Greening of Detroit
Detroit, MI
$50,000
MARCH 2014
To support a four- to six-month planning process to create a strategic alliance and business plan for a multi-agency Detroit Conservation Corps, whose purpose is to engage, train and employ disconnected Detroiters, while creating a green industries workforce to help the city of Detroit reclaim and repurpose vacant land.

HAVEN, Inc.
Pontiac, MI
$170,000 over two years
MARCH 2014
To support shelter and programs for survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse.

Lighthouse Emergency Services
Pontiac, MI
$175,000
MARCH 2014
To support general operations of Lighthouse Emergency Services.

Ruth Ellis Center, Inc.
Highland Park, MI
$125,000
MARCH 2014
To support Mobile and Online Engagement with Detroit’s Most-at-Risk Youth.

Alternatives For Girls
Detroit, MI
$200,000
JUNE 2014
To support the Emergency Shelter/Transition to Independent Living and Street Outreach programs for young women ages 13 to 21.

Crossroads of Michigan
Detroit, MI
$100,000
JUNE 2014
To support emergency human services, including case management, transportation assistance, prescription drug support, employment assistance and emergency food.

The Baldwin Center, Inc.
Pontiac, MI
$50,000
JUNE 2014
To support food, clothing, educational programs and cultural opportunities for economically disadvantaged individuals and families.

HEALTH CARE

Dawn Farm
Ypsilanti, MI
$65,000
SEPTEMBER 2013
To support treatment, outreach and transitional housing programs for addicted and alcoholic adults from Wayne County.

World Medical Relief, Inc
Detroit, MI
$50,000
DECEMBER 2013
To support the Affordable Prescription Program which provides low-cost medication prescriptions for uninsured, low-income adults in metropolitan Detroit.

PUBLIC BENEFIT

Non-Profit Enterprises at Work (NEW)
Detroit, MI
$35,000
DECEMBER 2013
To support programs and services for non-profit organizations in metropolitan Detroit.

Southwest Solutions, Inc.
Detroit, MI
$50,000
DECEMBER 2013
To support a new Performance Management Collaborative, a learning community for non-profits endeavoring to develop and implement performance management systems.

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
Detroit, MI
$750,000 over three years
DECEMBER 2013
To support phase two of the New Economy Initiative (NEI).

Michigan League for Public Policy
Lansing, MI
$40,000
MARCH 2014
To support research and advocacy directed at preserving and strengthening the social safety net in Michigan.

Citizens Research Council of Michigan Inc.
Livonia, MI
$30,000
MARCH 2014
To support the CRC Research Fund.

The Center for Michigan, Inc.
Ann Arbor, MI
$30,000
JUNE 2014
To support general operations, in recognition of the Center’s public interest journalism.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation-Detroit
Detroit, MI
$200,000
JUNE 2014
To support the 2014 work plan, specifically the activities and costs associated with Detroit LISC’s role as a community development financial intermediary (CDFI).

ARTS AND CULTURE

Michigan Science Center
Detroit, MI
$100,000
SEPTEMBER, 2013
To support general operations.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Detroit, MI
$100,000
DECEMBER 2013
To support general operations.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Detroit, MI
$300,000
DECEMBER 2013
To support general operations.

Michigan Opera Theatre
Detroit MI
$150,000
DECEMBER 2013
To support general operations.

Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit, MI
$300,000
MARCH 2013
To support general operations.

EDUCATION

University of Virginia (UVa)
Charlottesville, VA
$245,000 over three years
SEPTEMBER 2013
To improve access to the McGregor Collection, the works of Americana that were collected by Tracy W. McGregor and donated to UVa by the McGregor Fund following Mr. McGregor’s death.

Excellent Schools Detroit
Detroit, MI
$200,000 over two years
DECEMBER 2013
To support the Data Infrastructure Development Project.

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
Detroit, MI
$200,000 over two years
DECEMBER 2013
To support the Early Childhood Innovation Fund.

United Negro College Fund
Detroit, MI
$50,000
DECEMBER 2013
To support Detroit-area youth to attend historically Black private colleges and universities and administrative fees.

Alma College
Alma, MI
$175,000
JUNE 2014
To support McGregor Partners in Education, a program designed to recruit, retain and graduate college-ready high school graduates of color from low-income families in the Detroit area.

EUGENE A. MILLER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Accounting Aid Society
Detroit, MI
$38,320
SEPTEMBER 2013
To support a Eugene A. Miller Fellowship for Kathleen Hatke Aro.

Covenant Community Care
Detroit, MI
$42,500
SEPTEMBER 2013
To support a Eugene A. Miller Fellowship for Paul Propson.

HAVEN, Inc.
Pontiac, MI
$49,000
SEPTEMBER 2013
To support a Eugene A. Miller Fellowship for Beth Morrison.