YAC Grants

The Muskegon Youth Advisory Council (YAC) has granted over $1 million dollars since its start in 1989. In the past 5 years alone, they’ve granted $279,643. To get a better sense of the grantmaking work YAC has done recently, check out the list below, which reveals their grantmaking activity over the last 5 years.

Past Grants (2012-2017)

Bethany Christian Services Safe Families for Children 11/1/2012 $5,000
Community Awareness and Managing Pathways Inc Boot CAAMP 3/31/2016 $2,000
Calvary Christian Schools 2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grants 10/31/2013 $440
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $500
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $215
CIII My Brother’s Keeper 11/10/2016 $10,000
COGIC Community Center Angel Tree program 12/15/2016 $780
Community enCompass Youth Empowerment Project (Phase I) 2/28/2013 $2,500
Youth Empowerment Project Afterschool Center 9/25/2014 $5,000
Every Woman’s Place 5K run at Heritage Landing in downtown Muskegon 5/2/2012 $5,000
Fruitport Community Schools 2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grant 11/1/2012 $250
2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grants 10/31/2013 $890
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $1,380
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $866
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $1,455
GOTR of Kent and Muskegon Counties Muskegon County Girls on the Run 6/29/2017 $3,750
Muskegon County Habitat for Humanity Teen Builder Repair Program 11/29/2012 $5,000
HealthWest Real Voices, Real Choices Youth Summit 4/23/2015 $6,000
Holton Public Schools 2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grant 11/1/2012 $250
2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grant 10/31/2013 $250
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $500
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $740
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $1,211
The Hope Project, Inc. Human Trafficking Training for Frontline Workers and Foster Parents 4/17/2014 $2,500
Kids’ Food Basket Muskegon Heights Sack Suppers 5/2/2012 $3,000
Sack Supper Program 4/25/2013 $5,000
Muskegon Sack Supper Club Challenge Grant 6/12/2014 $10,000
Kids Helping Kids 4/16/2015 $7,500
Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance Calling All Colors 4/14/2016 $10,000
Mona Shores Public Schools 2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grant 11/1/2012 $169
2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grant 10/31/2013 $250
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $931
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $468
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $2,052
Montague Area Public Schools 2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/1/2012 $341
2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grants 10/31/2013 $519
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $359
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $240
Mt. Zion Church of God in Christ Summer arts and education enrichment program 6/7/2012 $3,500
Club 188 5/9/2013 $3,400
Club 188 Summer Academy of Arts and Academics 2014 5/29/2014 $3,000
Muskegon Area Intermediate School District 2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/1/2012 $411
Muskegon County College Advisers: Creating a College-Going Culture 2/28/2013 $2,500
Muskegon Area Intermediate School District 2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grants 10/31/2013 $1,091
College positive community grant for Muskegon Opportunity 3/6/2014 $3,500
Muskegon Catholic Central 2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grant 11/1/2012 $219
2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grant 10/31/2013 $210
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $895
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $180
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $250
Muskegon Christian School 2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grant 11/1/2012 $176
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $722
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $116
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $316
Muskegon Civic Theatre Aesop’s Fables: An Anti-Bullying Show 10/25/2012 $2,000
Muskegon Civic Theatre Tour Group 11/21/2013 $3,000
MCT Tours 10/23/2014 $4,000
MCT Tours 10/8/2015 $1,000
Muskegon Community College To develop strategies by MCC faculty and MAISD teachers to increase college preparedness 11/1/2012 $900
Signals for Success 9/25/2014 $2,500
Pathways to Potential Signals to Success 10/15/2015 $2,000
Pathways to Potential 4/27/2017 $3,000
Muskegon Heights Public School Academy 2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $700
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $475
2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/1/2012 $2073
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $1,571
Muskegon Public Schools Growing Goods Project 5/2/2012 $5,000
Paint the Pavement project 5/2/2012 $500
2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/1/2012 $1,185
BOOM Youth @ The Growing Goods Project 4/4/2013 $5,000
2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grants 10/31/2013 $820
BOOM Youth @ The Growing Goods Project 5/29/2014 $5,700
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $2,595
BOOM Youth at Growing Goods 3/19/2015 $5,000
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $1,230
Real Voices Real Choices Youth Summit 4/14/2016 $5,000
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $2,862
Real Voices, Real Choices Youth Summit 4/27/2017 $5,000
North Muskegon Public Schools 2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/1/2012 $500
2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grant 10/31/2013 $250
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $332
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $601
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $699
Oakridge Public Schools “Fighting Hunger Here and There” 5/2/2012 $500
2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/1/2012 $716
2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grant 10/31/2013 $250
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $445
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $457
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $1,224
Oakridge School Health Center Fund Teen health center at Oakridge Schools 10/8/2015 $20,000
Orchard View Schools 2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/1/2012 $1,400
2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grants 10/31/2013 $995
SAP: Substance Abuse Impact Panel for Suspended/Expelled Teens 12/31/2013 $3,369
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $826
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $500
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $462
Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan, Inc. Safer Choices 10/17/2013 $10,000
Safer Choices 4/14/2016 $5,000
Safer Choices 4/27/2017 $12,000
Ravenna Public Schools 2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grant 11/1/2012 $250
Reeths Puffer School District “Reeths-Puffer Goes Green” Project 5/2/2012 $500
2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grant 11/1/2012 $1,599
2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grants 10/31/2013 $2,582
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $,1583
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $1,074
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $248
Temple United Methodist Church Pathfinders summer program 5/23/2012 $3,500
Pathfinders “REAL” Summer Program 2013 4/4/2013 $5,000
Young Educated African Americans Realizing and Reaching Success 10/15/2015 $5,000
Three Oaks Public Academy 2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $248
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $241
Timberland Charter Academy 2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $250
West Michigan Community Help Network Imara Entertainment Student Mentorship 10/16/2014 $4,200
Imara Entertainment Mentorship Program 4/2/2015 $2,300
West Michigan Symphony Link Up Music Mentor Program 10/20/2016 $5,000
Western Michigan Christian High School 2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grant 10/31/2013 $250
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grant 11/2/2015 $250
2016-2017 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/17/2016 $160
Whitehall District Schools Sports Hall of Fame 5/2/2012 $500
2012-2013 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/1/2012 $488
2013-2014 Teacher Mini-Grants 10/31/2013 $570
2014-2015 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/6/2014 $1,456
2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grants 11/2/2015 $250
Grand Total     $279,643

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