Recent Grants

The following are grant highlights of Spring 2016 (Download PDF for more details.):

Download a list of grants awarded from January 1, 2014 - May 24, 2016

Beneficiary Project Amount
Bay Cliff Provide equipment for new rec center.
$1,500.00
City of MI Trim and remove trees in both cemeteries from storm damage. $6,500.00
City Rec Dept Get Out and Play: Purchase equipment for summer program. $1,500.00
City Rec Dept Cardio Jam: Provide transportation for an aerobics instructor. $340.00
City Rec Dept Sports Camps: Provide housing for 2 instructors who host 3 camps. $2,391.00
City Rec Dept Sailing Camp: Provide sailing lessons to island youth. $4,747.00
City Rec Dept Youth Golf: Provide scholarship funds for island youth. $300.00
Week in June Music in the Park Series $4,100.00
Mackinac Horsemen's Association Cowboy Day Camp: Cover costs and stipend to instructor. $1,728.00
Mackinac Horsemen's Association Additional 80ft pen. $2,970.00
Mackinac Horsemen's Association Fund activities for Trailblazers 4H members. $750.00
MIPS Lego Team: Transportation and team shirts. $450.00
MIPS First Robotic Competition: Registration, travel and lodging. $5,000.00
MIPS MSU/4-H Exploration Days: Develop career and personal interests. $1,000.00
MIPS Experience Lansing! Educational trip for 4th, 5th and 6th graders. $2,238.00
MIPS Book Club: Encourage high school students to read more. $1,536.00
MIPS Summer Enrichment Program: Tutor students with learning over summer. $1,200.00
MI Medical Center Purchase newborn isolette. $14,381.00
Michilimackinac Heritage Society Captured Spirits Display: New Native American Cultural Exhibit on Mackinac Island $5,500.00
Ste. Anne Church Employee Workers Night: Provide hot meal once a week during summer. $1,000.00
YAC Keeping You Cool: Purchase dorm fridges for three senior YAK members. $524.00
TOTAL GRANTS $59,655.00

The following are grant highlights of 2015 (Download PDF for more details.):

Beneficiary Project Amount
American Legion Purchase camping equipment for Cub Scout Pack trips. Funded by the Wendy Young Fund.
$3,045.00
City of MI Purchase generator to power city offices, fire and police buildings. Funded by the General Fund. $10,000.00
City Fire Dept. Purchase Marine Rescue Dry Suits to assist in rescue ops. Funded by the Wendy Young Fund. $4,000.00
City Police Dept Purchase 8 sets of rain gear. Funded by the General Fund. $1,760.00
City Rec Dept Purchase Archery Equipment. Funded by the Youth Fund. $340.00
City Rec Dept Purchase paint and canvases for art class. Funded by Marlee Brown Art Fund. $300.00
City Rec Dept Purchase benches for school play ground and Great Turtle Park. Funded by the General Fund. $4,491.00
City Rec Dept Food costs for cooking classes. Funded by General Fund. $600.00
City Rec Dept Purchase equipment for Ice Rink. Funded by the Youth Fund. $1,200.00
City Rec Dept Assist with Tai Chi instructor travel costs. Funded by the Youth Fund. $336.00
City Rec Dept Materials and electric costs for pottery class. Funded by the Marlee Brown Art Fund. $1,500.00
City Rec Dept Materials for Stainglass class. Funded by the Marlee Brown Art Fund. $2,000.00
City Rec Dept Materials and equipment for Woodworking Class. Funded by Wendy Young Fund. $2,000.00
City Rec Dept Provide Golf lessons. Funded by Charlie Williams Fund. $300.00
City Rec Dept Provide 2 days of Sailing Lessons to youth. Funded by Bart Huthwaite Fund. $1,100.00
City Rec Dept One day class on snowmobile maintenance. Funded by Bike Safety Fund. $722.00
City Rec Dept Teach Youth about Gardening. Funded by the Youth Fund. $272.00
City Rec Dept Provide vollyball, soccer and basketball summer camps. Funded by the Youth Fund. $2,500.00
City Rec Dept Dance Classes. Funded by the Marlee Brown Art Fund. $800.00
Little Stone Church Materials for knitting classes. Funded by the General Fund. $300.00
MAC Music in the park. Funded by the Marlee Brown Art Fund. $3,000.00
MHA 4-H Trailblazers Equine Expo -Biomechanics, nutrition, foot and hoof care. Funded by Horse Traditions Fund. $800.00
MHA 4-H Trailblazers Start up of new 4-H organization. Funded by the Zwolinski Fund. $500.00
MHA Jack fence to create turn out areas on capped landfill. Funded by the Mackinac College Legacy Fund. $2,250.00
MI Childrens Riding Academy Lessons on horse care and riding skills. Funded by the Mackinac College Legacy Fund. $1,200.00
Mackinac Island Public School Exploration Days - Attend Expo at MSU. Funded by the Youth Fund. $1000.00
Mackinac Island Public School Lego Robotics - Attend Lego competition. Funded by the General Fund $770.00
Mackinac Island Public School Week long 3D Game Design camp. Funded by the Youth Fund. $1,000.00
Mackinac Island Public School The Robotics teams will compete in designing a robot. Funded by the Youth Fund. $2,000.00
Mackinac Island Public School Audiobooks and MP3 players for students. Funded by the Mackinac College Legacy Fund. $350.00
Mackinac State Historic Parks Display panels for education on Invasive Species. Funded by the Erin Shufelt Environmental Fund. $1,000.00
Ste. Anne's Upgrade Fire protection system. Funded by the Henry and Audrienne Murry Fund and the Puttkammer, Lewand and Pompa Conservation and Preservation Funds. $8,000.00
Ste. Anne's Food Costs for Meals of Snowmobiles. Funded by Harry Myron, Heathly Youth and Senior Funds $2,150.00
Ste. Anne's Food and Utilities for Teen Night. Funded by the Youth Fund $1,200.00
Ste. Anne's Once a week meals to summer workers. Funded by the General Fund. $2,000.00
Trinity Church Repair, replace and paint south side of Church. Funded by the Richard and Jane Manoogian Preservation Fund $10,000.00
YAC Take YAC to Chicago to work in food kitchen and sightsee. Funded by the Youth Fund. $3,600.00
YAC Ice Skating Trip for whole school. Funded by the Youth Fund. $425.00
YAC Purchase 3 refrigerators for graduating YAC students. Funded by the Youth Fund. $538.00
TOTAL GRANTS $79,349.00

The following are grant highlights of 2014:

Beneficiary Project Amount
American Legion Statue of Liberty Project $400.00
American Legion Cub Scout Grant $2,338.85
EUP Can Do It College Visit Trip $2,240.00
City - Cemetery Board 2014 Disbursement $2,149.00
City of Mackinac Island Police Bikes $2,168.00
City of Mackinac Island Cemetery Mapping $10,000.00
City of Mackinac Island Cardiac Monitor $8,000.00
City of Mackinac Island Wood for Benches $1,000.00
City Recreation Dept. Sports Camps $2,760.00
City Recreation Dept. Exercise Instructors $352.00
City Recreation Dept. Golf Scholarships $200.00
Little Stone Church Knitting/Crochet Classes $200.00
Mackinac Arts Council Music Programs and Film Series $9,000.00
Mackinac Arts Council Sound Mixer $550.00
Mackinac Horsemen's Association X-Ray Plates $1,569.15
Mackinac Horsemen's Association Equine Expo $400.00
Mackinac Horsemen's Association Video Monitors $3,000.00
Mackinac Horsemen's Association Helmets $600.00
Mackinac 4-H Horse Clubs Summer Programs $2,000.00
Mackinac Island Medical Center 2014 Disbursement $58,603.00
Mackinac Island Public Library Maintenance $10,000.00
Mackinac Island Public Library 2014 Disbursement $11,415.00
Mackinac Island Public School Ski Trip $1,768.00
Mackinac Island Public School Rafting Trip $400.00
Mackinac Island Public School Exploration Days $1,000.00
Mackinac Island Public School Camp Daggett $890.00
Mackinac Island Public School Capitol/Impression 5 $940.00
Mackinac Island Public School Lego Tobotics $1,470.00
Mackinac Island Public School Steam Table $1,000.00
Mackinac Island Public School Michilimackinac Overnight $970.00
Mackinac Island Public School Hockey Trip $1,350.00
Mackinac Island Public School Dogsled Trip $2,800.00
Mackinac Island Public School Sports Equipment $639.00
Mackinac State Historic Parks Invasive Species Control Employee $4,480.00
Michigan Museu Association Board Development Workshop $1,500.00
Michilimackinac Heritage Society Metis Woment Display $2,000.00
Mackinac Island Recreation Development Helmet Voucher Program $5,190.00
Mackinac Island Recreation Development Ski Trail Groomer $2,500.00
Heart Smart AED's Defibrillators $10,647.00
Ste. Anne's Church Meals Program $1,000.00
Ste. Anne's Church Employee Meal Nights $2,000.00
Ste. Anne's Church Meal on Snowmobiles $2,000.00
Ste. Anne's Church Teen Nights $800.00
Trinity Episcopal Church 2014 Disbursement $1,925.00
Wawashkamo Restoration and Preservation 2014 Disbursement $3,695.00
  Total Amount Given $228,517.65
  Total Scholarships $12,100.00
  Rainy Day Grants $5,230.00

The following are grant highlights of 2013:

Beneficiary Project Amount
American Legion Statue of Liberty Repair $1,000.00
City of Mackinac Island Harbor Dredging Project $1,000.00
City of Mackinac Island Cemetery Board 2013 Annual Disbursement $1,951.00
City of Mackinac Island Recreation Dept Golf Scholarships $200.00
City of Mackinac Island Recreation Dept Dunk Tank $300.00
City of Mackinac Island Recreation Dept Sports Camps $3,480.00
City of Mackinac Island Recreation Dept After School Programs $458.00
City of Mackinac Island Recreation Dept Disc Golf Equipment $1,800.00
EUP Can Do It/ College Access Program Match grant from 2013 $2,500.00
Grand Marais Public School YAC Challenge Grant $2,000.00
Mackinac Arts Council Cart Grant $500.00
Mackinac Arts Council Music in the Park $6,800.00
Mackinac Arts Council Projector $7,909.00
Mackinac Arts Council Workshops $1,642.00
Mackinac Arts Council Life after Limerick Music Program $720.00
Mackinac Arts Council Weaving Looms $2,880.00
Mackinac Island 4-H Horse Clubs Riding Scholarships $1,440.00
Mackinac Island 4-H Horse Clubs Horsey Fun Equipment $1,970.00
Mackinac Island 4-H Horse Clubs Horse Clinics $2,400.00
Mackinac Island Children's Riding Academy Riding Scholarships $1,200.00
Mackinac Island Medical Center 2013 Disbursement $54,718.00
Mackinac Island Public Library 2013 Disbursement $9,477.00
Mackinac Island Public Library Landscaping $3,000.00
Mackinac Island Public School Costumes for school play $300.00
Mackinac Island Public School Camping Trip $300.00
Mackinac Island Public School Exploration Days $500.00
Mackinac Island Public School Pre School grant $5,000.00
Mackinac Island Public School Trip to Opera House $651.00
Mackinac Island Public School Lego Robotics trip $795.00
Mackinac Island Public School Mini Tablets $500.00
Mackinac State Historic Parks Night Skiing $2,000.00
Mackinac State Historic Parks Storage Unit $1,689.00
Mackinac State Historic Parks Art Projects at Manoogian Museum $1,200.00
Mackinac Horseman's Association Land Survey $2,500.00
MIRD/Ski Club Purchase Snowmobile/Groom Trails $2,945.00
Rainy Day Grants Emergency Assistance to those in need $4,653.00
Scholarships To Graduates of Makinac Island School $11,400.00
Ste. Anne Church Meals on Snowmobiles $850.00
Ste. Anne Church Island Employee meals $2,000.00
Ste. Anne Church 2013 Disbursement $737.00
Ste. Anne Church Teen Night $1,500.00
Wawashkamo Restoration and Preservation 2013 Disbursement $3,105.00