Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Youth Council 2015 Grants

In 2015, the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation's Youth Council awarded $78,437.59 to support the following youth programs in Washtenaw County:

  • 826michigan - $6,000
    In-demand writing tables at 826michigan's after-school drop-in tutoring programs
  • Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum - $2,890
    Slithering Into Python - computer programming workshops taught by the Huron Computer Science Club
  • Arbor Hospice - $5,000
    Pediatric Grief Support Program – to provide children from age 4 to 18 with grief support services, one-on-one counseling and art therapy
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County - $3,000
    To replace the games and crafts for BBBS’s School Based Mentoring matches
  • Cultural Art Strings/Riverfolk Music and Arts Organization - $5,000
    To help CAS expand its services to include creation of Manchester Youth Orchestra Project
  • Dexter Community Orchestra - $500
    To cover expenses for Instrument Petting Zoo booth at Dexter Daze in August
  • Eastern Michigan University-Programming for Bright Futures with GameStart! - $9,950
    To build a Universal Access Playground at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor
  • Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County (JFS) - $2,986.59
    To expand a new JFS program whose mission is to engage the next generation of community leaders
  • miRcore - $8,000
    To promote high schoolers STEM interest by exposing them to hands on biotech experiments
  • Neutral Zone - $5,000
    To host Potential 2016, a youth managed and professionally juried art exhibition and competition
  • Ozone House, Inc. - $7,500
    To increase leadership skills and community engagement opportunities for youth ages 13-18
  • Rotary Club of Ann Arbor (RCAA) - $12,611
    To build a Universal Access Playground at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor
  • TEDxYouth@AnnArbor (Skyline High School) - $4,265.85
    To provide funds to operate the annual TEDxYouth@AnnArbor event with the goal to become self-sustaining
  • Washtenaw Futures College Access Network - $5,000
    Future Corps: A training program for students to lead peer-to-peer campaigns to build a college-going culture