Rotary Charities Announcing Spring Grant Cycle Recipients

Ten northern Michigan nonprofits split hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants.

Rotary Charities of Traverse City announces the ten recipients of their Spring Grant cycle. This year the grants amount to $ 425,750. The grants are intended to support the development of community wealth in the Grand Traverse region with five counties.

Becky Ewing is the outgoing executive director of Rotary Charities. Speaking to the winners in a virtual event, she said, “I was honored to be part of Rotary Charities and their work to go through this first phase of system change grants. And thank you for all of your work, because without our non-profit organizations we wouldn’t have a job! “

Miriam Owsley, Strategic Communications Manager at Rotary Charities, says, “I am simply overwhelmed by the incredible impact each of our fellows in northern Michigan has. We have 10 great fellows who work in a diverse range of fields from arts and culture to science, technology and education. “
The next funding cycle will open in July.

The grant recipients include:

Civil Air Patrol, Traverse City Squadron: Aircraft Hangar & Classroom Project $ 50,000

COGNiTiON, Beulah: Operation Growth Spurt II, $ 50,000

Friends of the Garden Theater, Frankfurt: Help the Garden Grow, US $ 50,000

Grow Benzie, Benzonia: Benzie Hive, $ 50,000

Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region: Hope Builders Project by Maple City Crossings, $ 50,000

Newton’s Road, Traverse City: Career Researcher 2.0, $ 20,750

Northport Arts Association: Clay Works Studio, $ 25,000

The Rock of Kingsley Youth and Seniors Center: Building Preservation and Expansion Project, $ 50,000

Traverse Area District Library: Book Mobile, $ 50,000

Traverse City Dance Project: Moving Theater, $ 30,000

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