Recent Grant Awards

/Recent Grant Awards
Recent Grant Awards2017-11-02T19:20:00+00:00




Arts, Culture, Humanities
Buchanan Art Center Annual Agency Grant $3,760.00
Buchanan Art Center Financial review of the 2016 financial activity $2,500.00
Community Improvement/Capacity Building
Underground Railroad Society of Cass Co. James E. Bonine Carriage House restoration $750.00
Lake Michigan College Bertrand Crossing Campus Renovation Pledge $10,000.00
Niles-Buchanan YMCA After School Program at Brandywine Middle School $5,000.00
Brandywine Community Schools Purchase music for the Jazz Band Program $900.00
Niles-Buchanan YMCA Summer My Way Program $3,500.00
Cass District Library Annual Agency Grant $130.00
Lewis Cass Intermediate School District Annual Agency Grant $1,095.00
Niles District Library Annual Agency Grant $625.00
Buchanan Community Schools Buchanan High School Robotics Team $4,000.00
Buchanan District Library Support for the Library Expansion Project $1,360.00
Buchanan District Library Furniture in childrens section $7,000.00
Southwestern Michigan College Foundation Teaching hospital bed suite of furniture $10,000.00
Brandywine Community Schools Broadway Review Musical, grades 3-12 $300.00
Buchanan Community Schools BHS 2017 Project Close-Up $500.00
Buchanan Community Schools BHS 2017 Disney Band Trip $1,000.00
Niles Community Schools Mini-grant to NHS Culinary Program $300.00
Brandywine Community Schools Project Washer & Dryer at Merritt Elementary $500.00
Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Fernwood Botanical Garden Maintenance and upkeep of Kathy’s Garden $2,250.00
Fernwood Botanical Garden Funding for new Education Center $25,000.00
Fernwood Botanical Garden 2016 Education Fund Distribution $1,575.00
Food, Nutrition, Agriculture
The Salvation Army Niles Feeding His Sheep Program $1,500.00
Cass United Methodist Church Sam Adams Backback Program $1,175.00
United Presbyterian Church Sam Adams Backpack Program $500.00
St. Ann Parish Sam Adams Backpack Program $500.00
Penn Friends Community Church Sam Adams Backpack Program $625.00
Health, General & Rehabilitative
Berrien County Cancer Service  Annual Agency Grant $700.00
Lakeland Healthcare Auxiliary  Annual Agency Grant $960.00
LifeCare Ambulance Service  Annual Agency Grant $285.00
Human Service-Multipurpose/Other
Cass County Council on Aging Aging Adult Day Service Program $10,000.00
Pregnancy Care Center Underwriting of Annual Banquet $1,000.00
Cass County Council on Aging Annual Agency Grant $8,000.00
Niles Senior Citizen Center Annual Agency Grant $1,000.00
Redbud Area Ministries Annual Agency Grant $17,100.00
Niles-Buchanan Rotary Annual Agency Grant $585.00
United Way of Southwest Michigan Annual Agency Grant $7,650.00
Niles Association for Exceptional Citizens Annual Income sent to NAFEC $3,250.00
Niles-Buchanan YMCA Building Expansion Pledge $17,000.00
Mental Health/Crisis Intervention
Cass County Mental Health Authority Community health, education & outreach $50,000.00
Cass County Mental Health Authority Community health education & outreach $25,000.00
Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grant Making Foundations
Council of Michigan Foundations CMF Membership Dues 2016 $2,600.00
Volunteer Southwest Michigan Annual Agency Grant $6,400.00
Public Safety/Disaster Preparedness & Relief
American National Red Cross Home Fire Campaign in South Berrien Co. $5,000.00
Recreation, Leisure & Sports, Athletics
Buchanan Community Schools Upgrade Memorial Field at Buchanan HS $10,700.00
Cass County Fair Association Annual Agency Grant $1,350.00
Michigan Nature Association Annual Agency Grant $100.00
Niles-Buchanan YMCA Annual Agency Grant $23,325.00
City of Buchanan 10-Piece Fit Trail System for McCoy’s Creek Trail $5,000.00
Niles-Buchanan YMCA Diamond Lake Yacht Club Swim Scholarship $6,446.67
Niles-Buchanan YMCA Marcellus Swim Program $6,858.89
Youth Development
Sky Zone YAC Experience Training at Sky Zone $300.00
Kiwanis Club of Niles Purchase boots for children in Niles & Buchanan $1,500.00
St. Paul Lutheran Church/Open Arms CDC Annual Agency Grant $775.00
Youth Advisory Council YAC Summer Conference $500.00
Youth Advisory Council College Positive Community Event $2,000.00