MICF Announces 2023 Fall Grant Awards

Dec 1, 2023 | Press Release

 Mackinac Island Community Foundation trustees and staff are pleased to announce recent grant decisions totaling $98,048 supporting projects and programs on Mackinac Island.  

Below is a brief summary of each award. “With the incredible support of our donors, the community continues to support organizations responding to community needs,” says Executive Director, Stephanie McGreevy. “We thank all of the volunteers, board members, and nonprofit professionals making a difference on Mackinac Island.”

Upper Peninsula Arts and Culture Alliance | $1,000
Support for an Upper Peninsula Economic Impact Study. 

Mackinac Island Public Library | $3,500
Support for a Technology Upgrade and New Computers.

Starling Shakespeare Company | $11,090
Support for the 2024 Mackinac Island Shakespeare Festival.

Mackinac Arts Council | $20,000
Support for International Employee Celebrations. 

Mackinac Connect Foundation | $6,000
Support for Mackinac Connect Employee Events.

Mackinac Island Public School | $4,998
Support for Supporting English Learners in Content and Language Development. 

Mackinac Island Public School | $4,250
Support for Supporting Positive Behavior at Mackinac Island Public School. 

City of Mackinac Island | $681
Support for Great Turtle Park Beautification.

City of Mackinac Island | $1,000
Support to purchase Grass Seed. 

Mackinac State Historic Parks | $2,000
Support for a Natural Resources Intern. 

Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch | $12,664
Support for 2024 Mackinac Island Hawk Count. 

Cheboygan Life Support/Mackinac EMS | $8,800
Support for TECC High Threat Training for EMS/Fire/LEO. 

Cheboygan Life Support/Mackinac EMS | $14,738
Support for a Stryker Electric Stair Chair. 

Ste. Anne’s Catholic Church | $3,500
Support for Meals on Snowmobiles. 

McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation | $1,500 
Support for McLaren Northern Michigan’s Patient Assistance Program. 

Mackinac Island Recreation Department | $2,327 
Support for Recreation and Programming Supplies.