Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

2015 Competitive Grants

Anna Botsford Bach Fund for Seniors

Aid in Milan, Inc. - $3,000
To provide support for vehicles used for delivery services for Meals on Wheels.

Arbor Hospice Foundation - $10,000
To provide funding for a half time social worker for Arbor's Palliative Care program.

Avalon Housing, Inc. - $10,000
To enable formerly homeless and disabled elderly and frail individuals to age safely with dignity.

Catholic Social Services - $5,000
To coordinate and enhance community, agency and state efforts to reduce elder abuse in the county.

Catholic Social Services - $10,000
To support the Senior Crisis Intervention Program.

Catholic Social Services - $15,000
To increase capacity for older adults to remain independent and in their home for as long as possible.

Catholic Social Services-Blueprint for Aging - $15,000
To maintain process for collaborative community decisions that implement and sustain senior programs.

Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County - $15,000
To provide support services to caregivers and recipients through sustainability-enhancing programs.

The Gilbert Residence - $5,000
To financially support expanding music therapy for the physical, mental and spiritual health of residents.

The UM Silver Club - $15,000
To provide information, education and support to older adults with dementia and to their families.

Washtenaw County Office of Community & Economic Development-Barrier Busters - $11,153.70
To support the Barrier Busters program.

Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels - $7,500
To give clients and their family access to a social worker to ensure a safe and healthy home.

Ypsilanti Senior Center - $10,000
To help the City of Ypsilanti Senior Center fill the funding deficit after a difficult winter.