Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

2016 Competitive Grants

Anna Botsford Bach Fund for Seniors

Aid in Milan, Inc. - $6,000
To fund pantry and emergency utility payments for low-income seniors.

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

American Red Cross of Washtenaw County - $8,000
To save lives and diminish injuries through investments in home fire preparedness for seniors.

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

Catholic Social Services- Blueprint for Aging - $5,000
To support the Senior Crisis Intervention Program.

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

Chelsea Senior Center - $7,500
To improve and expand senior transportation.

Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County - $7,000
To improve the Caregiver Concierge Program by increasing its urgently needed home food delivery component.

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

Partners in Personal Assistance - $8,000 
To provide in-home personal assistance to senior citizens, helping them maintain independence.

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

United Methodist Retirement Center - $4,472
To train UMRC staff and local caregivers in the Positive Approach for adults with dementia.

Washtenaw County Office of Community & Economic Development-Barrier Busters - $10,000
To support the Senior Unmet Needs Fund.

Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels - $10,000
To purchase a delivery van thereby expanding the service area and begin serving eight senior centers.

Ypsilanti Senior Center - $4,472
To enhance programs and develop a larger membership and donor base.