Past Grants

Here are the local nonprofits we've supported in recent years through our competitive grant process.

Allen Neighborhood Center – Organizational Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Canines For Change Inc. – Strategic Planning

Community Circle Players/Riverwalk Theatre – Fund Development

Disability Network Capital Area – Board Inclusion Training

Footprints of Michigan – Organizational Development

Forster Woods Adult Day Services – Fund Development

Highfields, Inc. – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Culture Development

Lansing Area AIDS Network – Fund Development

Nonprofit Network – Strategic Planning Support

Origami Rehabilitation – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative

The Firecracker Foundation – Healing Justice Practice

Todd Martin Youth Leadership – Campaign Feasibility

Total Granted: $254,580

Big Brothers Big Sisters – School Mentorship Program

CASA for Kids – Volunteer Recruiting and Training Program

Clinton Area Ambulance Service Authority – Community Integrated Paramedic Program

Cristo Rey Community Center – Treating Childhood Exposure to Substance Use Disorder/Violence

Crosswalk Teen Center – Kitchen Remodel

Disability Network Capital Area – New Skill Building/Learning Lab

Eastside Community Action Center – Housing Opportunity Program

Eaton Community Health – Local Food Security Collaborative

Footprints of Michigan – Community Closets Project

Greater Lansing Food Bank – Expanded Fleet for Food Distribution

Haven House – Accessible Emergency Shelter Improvements

Holy Cross Services New Hope Community Center – Capital Campaign

Hospice of Lansing & Stoneleigh Residence – Capital Campaign

KCS Angels – New Van for transporting residents

St. Johns Area Community Fund – Fantasy Forest 2.0

United Way of South Central Michigan – Regional Human Services Collaborative Council

WILDSIDE Rehabilitation and Education Center – Animal treatment center expansion/upgrade

Total Granted: $819,825

All of the Above Hip Hop Academy – Fund Development Planning

Arts Council of Greater Lansing, Inc. – Major Gift Coaching

Building TwentyOne – Leadership Coaching

Canines For Change Inc. – Assessment, Coaching, Accounting

Capital Area Housing Partnership – Campaign Planning

CASA for Kids, Inc. – Board Development

Cristo Rey Community Center – Staff training/development

Educational Child Care Center – Board Development

Habitat for Humanity Capital Region – Assessments & Planning

The Power of We – Organizational Development

Turning Point of Lansing – Training/Professional Development

WAI-IAM, Inc. – Leadership Transition Plan

Total Granted: $288,300

Habitat for Humanity Capital Region – Transitional Housing

Briggs District Library, St. Johns – Enhancement and Renovation Project

Eaton Rapids Community Alliance – New Building-Teen Space Teen Center

Resolution Services Center – Community Conflict Resolution Training for Law Enforcement

Child and Family Charities – Renovations to facility

Refugee Development Center – Welcome Neighbor Program

Crossroads Church – Walnut Neighborhood Park

Allen Neighborhood Center – Renovations to the Great Room

Potter Park Zoological Society – Potter Park's Animal Health & Quarantine Facility

Todd Martin Youth Leadership – Renovation of Letts Center

Total Granted: $725,000

All of the Above Hip Hop Academy – Board and Staff Development

Capital Area Community Services – Fundraising Training and Planning

Capital Area Housing Partnership – Board Development/Strategic Planning

Capital Area United Way – Expansion of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

Eastside Community Action Center – Fundraising Plan Development w/ Board

Eaton Community Health – Human Services collaborative

Highfields, Inc – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training

Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center – Potential Partnership with REACH Art Studio

Resolution Services Center – Board Development and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training

Small Talk Children's Advocacy Center – Support and training for development staff

Williamston Theatre Project – New Ticketing/Donor Software Package

Total Granted $248,035

Bath Township Public Library – New Shelving for Safety and Security

Building TwentyOne – Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course for families

Capital Area District Library of Mason – Renovation for Accessibility & Technology

CASA for Kids, Inc. – Court Appointed Special Advocate program

Communities In Schools of Michigan – CIS Coordinators for Waverly Schools

Crosswalk Teen Center – Building Improvements

Friends of East Olive – Incubator Kitchen and Learning Lab

Hospice of Lansing – Daytime and Overnight Caregiver Respite Program

Birchfield Park – Dirt School: A Bicycle Skills Course

LMTS Community Outreach Services – Vehicle for Food Pantry Delivery Service

Greater Michigan Construction Academy – Expansion of Training Facility

R. E. Olds Transportation Museum – ADA Compliant Restrooms & Drinking Fountain

Southside Community Kitchen – Kitchen Upgrades for New Location

Willow Tree Family Center – Doula Program for women with Opioid Use Disorder

Total Granted: $617,000

Child and Family Charities – Campaign Planning

Michigan History Foundation – Board Development

Southside Community Coalition – Board Development

Potter Park Zoological Society – Fundraising and Diversity Equity & Inclusion training

Lansing Symphony Association – Building endowment and increasing annual giving

Arts Council of Greater Lansing – Development staff and consulting

Small Talk Children's Advocacy Center – First Development Director

Nonprofit Network – Inspired Leadership program

Williamston Theatre Project – Board Development and Fundraising Planning

Total Granted: $185,750

Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region – Continued support of Development Director

Child and Family Charities – Extended Reach foster care database

Child and Family Charities – Development Director training and fundraising software upgrade

The Davies Project for Mid-Michigan Children – Continued support of Development Director

EVE, Inc. – Board training, strategic planning, assistance with feasibility study

Helping Hands Respite Care – Strategic Planning

Highfields, Inc. – Executive Leadership training

Housing Services Mid-Michigan – Strategic Planning

Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center – Administrative Support

Potter Park Zoological Society – Updated donor software and staff training

REACH Studio Art Center – IT Consultant and systems improvement

Total Granted: $226,849

All of the Above Hip Hop Academy – Mural Art Festival

Allen Neighborhood Center – Wash/Pack kitchen for Veggie Box program

Capital Area Humane Society – Capital Campaign for renovations

Friends of Beach Market – Renovating the Beach Market

Friends of East Olive – Life Enrichment for disabled adults

Hayes Green Beach Hospital – Safe Routes to School

Helping Hands of Eaton County – Building a new Food Pantry

Housing Services of Mid-Michigan – Shared Housing Intervention for teens

Michigan Energy Options – East Lansing Solar Park

Potter Park Zoo Historical Society – Accessibility Project

REACH Studio Art Center – Clay Studio Renovations

Resolution Services of Central MI – Keeping Kids in School

Wilson Center Auditorium – New Lighting System

Total Granted: $627,451