People Fund Grants Given

The Tri-County People Fund has granted over $1,700,000 to families and organizations with special needs since January 1993. This page lists the most recent grants given, and also links to pdf files showing all grants given in a particular district.


Most Recent Grants Given 

June 18, 2014
Four grants totaling $5,051.60, including:

  • $1,000 to Helping Hands of Eaton County, Charlotte, for personal care items;
  • $1,000 to Eaton Clothing and Furniture Center, Charlotte, for their back to school backpack program;
  • $551.60  to a Mecosta County family for a wheelchair ramp; and
  • $2,500 to a Mecosta County family for housing expenses. 

April 23, 2014
Four grants totaling $6,420.94, including:

  • $1,000 to Redline Paraclete Ministries (formerly Basic Needs Center), St. Johns, for food pantry items;
  • $1,751.40 an Isabella County family to purchase a wheelchair lift for their van;
  • $2,500 to a Montcalm County family for a new well; and
  • $1,169.54 to a Gratiot County family to help with their electric bills.

March 12, 2014
Fourteen grants totaling $13,599.73, including:

  • $500 to Cornerstone Worship Center, Vestaburg, to purchase food pantry items;
  • $750 to the Eaton County Child Abuse Prevention Council, to print pamphlets for their Bubbylonian Encounter play;
  • $1,050 to the Clinton County Senior Center, to buy nutritional food, as well as personal care products;
  • $500 to the Yes Center in Grand Ledge, to buy two carts and healthy snacks for their after-school program;
  • $501.95 to an Eaton County family to help with their electric bill;
  • $1,865.41 to another Eaton County family, to help with housing expenses;
  • $1,428.93 to one Ionia County family, $655.41 to a second family, and $1,030.97 to a third family, to help with their electric bills;
  • $1,502.12 to an Isabella County family to help with their electric bills;
  • $274 to a Mecosta County family to help with their electric bills;
  • $790.95 to another Mecosta County family to help with their electric bills;
  • $700 to a Montcalm County family to purchase propane; and
  • $2,049.99 to another Montcalm County family to help with their electric bills.

January 29, 2014
Eight grants totaling $9,201.62 including:

  • $2,225 to CAN Council for Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect in Saint Johns for the Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Program;
  • $1,000 to Saint Johns Area Community Fund for the community water spray park;
  • $1,650 to Barryton Area Mobile Food Pantry for food pantry items;
  • $2,500 to a Mecosta County family for purchase of a power wheel chair;
  • $420 to a Montcalm County family to help with medical expenses;
  • $700 to a Clare County family to help with utility expenses; 
  • $456.62 to a Mecosta County family to help with utility expenses; 
  • $250 to a Clinton County family for well repairs. 

December 19, 2013
Six grants totaling $5,861.21 including:

  • $2,000 to Lakeview Ministerial Association in Lakeview for food pantry items;
  • $1,000 to St. Michael Conference, SVDP in Grand Ledge for housing and utility assistance;
  • $500 to a Mecosta County family to help with medical expenses;
  • $1,068.90 to an Isabella County family to help with medical expenses;
  • $392.31 to an Isabella County family to help with utility expenses;
  • $900 to a Montcalm County family for rent assistance.

November 6, 2013
 Twelve grants totaling $10,675.17 including: 

  • $1,000 to First Congregational Church in Portland for food pantry items;
  • $1,000 to M-46 Tabernacle Food Pantry in Riverdale for food pantry items;
  • $2,000 to St. Mary’s Church, SVDP in Charlotte for utility and rent assistance;
  • $1,500 to Central Michigan American Red Cross for the Armed Forces Emergency Services program;
  • $224.01 to an Isabella County family to help with utility expenses;
  • $195 to an Ionia County family for septic repairs;
  • $884 to a  Mecosta County family to help with utility expenses;
  • $222.16 to a Mecosta County family to help with utility expenses;
  • $1,800 to an Isabella County family for rent assistance;
  • $250 to a Mecosta County family to help with furnace repairs;
  • $100 to a Montcalm County family to help with utility expenses;
  • $1,500 to an Isabella County family for a new furnace. 

September 25, 2013
Six grants totaling $16,291.50 including:

  • $5,000 to Housing Services in Charlotte for their housing assistance program;
  • $1,000 to the Richland Township Library in Vestaburg to purchase new library books;
  • $5,000 to Manna's Market, Inc., a food pantry in Woodland, for a new furnace;
  • $822.91 to a Montcalm County family to pay electric and propane bills;
  • $1,968.59 to an Isabella County family to help with medical bills and property taxes; and
  • $2,500 to a Mecosta County family to pay their property taxes and well repairs.

August 14, 2013
Four grants totaling $6,201.41, including:

  • $2,500 to Eagle Village in Hersey, to electronic equipment for office;
  • $1,000 to Basic Needs Center of Saint Johns, to purchase food pantry items;
  • $781.41 to an Isabella County family,  for a new stove and property taxes; and
  • $1,920 to a Mecosta County family, for a new furnace.

July 3, 2013
Four grants totaling $2,456.45, including:

  • $500 to Hope's Pantry in Stanton, to purchase food pantry items;
  • $1,000 to Helping Hands of Eaton County, for personal care items;
  • $300 to the First Baptist Church, Charlotte, for the Tide Me Over Project (weekend food for students); and
  • $656.45 to a Clinton County family, for vehicle repairs and electric bill.

 

Grants Given To Date, By District

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DISTRICT 2 - Barry and Ionia counties30.58 KB
DISTRICT 1 - Eaton, Ingham and Jackson counties35.27 KB
DISTRICT 3 - Clinton County, except Bingham, Duplain and Greenbush townships15.59 KB
DISTRICT 4 - Montcalm County, except Bloomer, Crystal and Evergreen town26.09 KB
DISTRICT 5 - Gratiot and Saginaw counties, parts of Clinton and Montcalm counties15.58 KB
DISTRICT 6 - Clare and Isabella counties21.62 KB
DISTRICT 7 - Mecosta and Osceola counties41.72 KB
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