The Community Allocations Committee met on May 11 and recommended grant awards totaling $60,000 to 13 organizations as part of the Community Grants Program. All in all, we received 44 applications totaling over $203,000 in funding.
The following Community Grant awards have been approved, funded by the 22019-20 RCAA Community Service budget:
|Habitat for Humanity||$5,000||Youth Build program|
|Washtenaw Literacy||$5,000||LIFT (Learning is a Family Thing)|
|Community Action Network||$5,000||Virtual-based summer program|
|Washtenaw Elementary Science Olympiad||$5,000||Replacement of aging equipment|
|Washtenaw Area Council for Children||$5,000||Child Abuse Prevention Programs|
|Children’s Literacy Network||$5,000||Expansion of BookPALS program|
|IHN at Alpha House||$1,972||Emergency Children’s Clothing Fund|
|Girls Group||$5,000||Life Skills Education Program|
|Catholic Social Services||$5,000||Add personal care items to the Food Pantry inventory|
|Ozone House||$5,000||Sensory space for youth|
|SafeHouse Center||$5,000||Upgrade outdoor play area|
|MI Foster Care Center||$5,000||Back-to-School clothing event|
|Ann Arbor Symphony||$3,028||Kinder Concerts|
A separate District Grant Award, involving participation by Rotary volunteers, will be announced in the near future.