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