People Fund Grants Given

The Tri-County People Fund has granted over $1,800,000 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 

July 8, 2015
Seven grants totaling $11,598 including:

  • $426 to the Ionia Community Library for their children's program;
  • $3,000 to St. Mary's SVDP, Charlotte for rent & utility assistance;  
  • $1,000 to the Friends of the Red Mill, Portland for construction costs for a community building; 
  • $1,200 to Project Starburst, Big Rapids for personal care items;
  • $3,000 to CASA The Voice for Clinton County Children, St. Johns for training costs & assistance for foster care children;
  • $1,000 to Hope's Pantry, Stanton for food pantry items, and 
  • $1,972 to an Ionia County family for roof repairs.

May 27, 2015
Five grants totaling $5,183.86, including:

  • $3,000 to Housing Services of Mid-Michigan, Charlotte for housing assistance;
  • $1,000 to Cornerstone Worship Center, Vestaburg for food pantry items;
  • $780 to Pregnancy Services of Ionia County for infant car seats;
  • $250 to the Adult Handicap Program, Charlotte for the summer handicap bowling program; and
  • $153.86 to an Isabella County family to help with housing expenses.

April 22, 2015
Eight grants totaling $11,326.03 including:

  • $1,840 to the Briggs Public Library, Saint Johns for new computer stations;
  • $1,250 to the Helping Hands of Eaton County, Charlotte for personal care items;  
  • $900 to an Isabella County family for housing expenses; 
  • $2,493.09 to an Isabella County family for furnace repairs;
  • $591.94 to a Mecosta County family for housing expenses;
  • $2,500 to a Montcalm County family for septic repairs;
  • $1,150 to a Mecosta County family for housing & medical expenses, and 
  • $601 to an Ionia County family for medical expenses. 

March 4, 2015
Eleven grants totaling $11,890.85 including:

  • $1,500 to the Remus Area Historical Society, Remus for restoration of the pavillion;
  • $2,500 to the Lakeview Ministerial Association, Lakeview for food pantry items;  
  • $1,650 to the Barryton Area Mobile Food Pantry, Remus for food truck deliveries; 
  • $750 to the Vermontville Township Library for the weekly family programs;
  • $1,500 to the Shepherd United Methodist Church for their Nutrition Club Program;
  • $500 to the Springport Food Pantry for food pantry items;
  • $143 to a Montcalm County family for housing expenses;
  • $1,097.68 to an Eaton County family for housing expenses;  
  • $129.95 to an Isabella County family for housing expenses; 
  • $547.95 to an Ingham County family for housing expenses, and
  • $1,572.27 to a Montcalm County family to help with housing expenses.

January 21, 2015
Five grants totaling $3,914.50 including:

  • $500 to the YES Center, Inc., Grand Ledge for the After School Program;
  • $949.93 to a Clare County family for housing expenses;  
  • $420 to a Montcalm County family for medical expenses; 
  • $1,386.49 to a Mecosta County family for housing expenses, and
  • $658.08 to a Montcalm County family to help with housing expenses.

December 18, 2014
Ten grants totaling $9,456.55 including:

  • $750 to Ionia County YMCA for the Child Swim Safety Program;
  • $1,207.98 to the Lake Odessa Community Library for a projector;  
  • $1,000 to the East Montcalm Baby Pantry in Vestaburg for baby pantry items;
  • $500 to CASA - The Voice for Clinton County's Children, St. Johns, for advocate fun bags for children;
  • $1,124 to the Wheatland Township Library in Remus for a new computer & router;
  • $1,000 to the First Congregational Church, Portland for food pantry items;
  • $989.91 to a Mecosta County family for housing expenses;
  • $580.28 to an Isabella County family to help with household bills; 
  • $1,804.38 to a Mecosta County family for housing expenses, and
  • $500 to an Ionia County family to help with household bills.  

November 19, 2014
Six grants totaling $11,600.00 including:

  • $3,000 to St. Michael Conference SVDP in Grand Ledge for the Housing & Utility Program;
  • $1,500 to the Clinton County Senior Center in St. Johns for Nutritional Food Program;
  • $1,500 to Hope House Free Medical Clinic in Big Rapids for the Medical Assistance Program;
  • $2,500 to a Mecosta County family to help with medical bills;
  • $1,600 to a Montcalm County family for roof repairs, and
  • $1,500 to an Isabella County family to help with housing expenses.

October 8, 2014
Eight grants totaling $18,709.97 including:

  • $6,000 to God's Helping Hands in Remus for the Christmas Food Box Program;
  • $1,000 to the M-46 Tabernacle Food Pantry in Riverdale for food pantry items;
  • $5,000 to the Housing Services Mid Michigan in Charlotte for the Housing Assistance Program;
  • $679.97 to an Ionia County family to help with household bills;
  • $2,500 to an Isabella County family for a new well. 
  • $350 to a Mecosta County family to help with household bills; 
  • $680 to a Clare County family for transportation fees, and
  • $2,500 to an Ionia County family for nursing home care. 

August 13, 2014
Seventeen grants totaling $22,945.51, including:

  • $2,500 to EightCAP Greenville Optimist Camp, for camp expenses for children;
  • $480 to the First Baptist Church in Charlotte, for their Tide Me Over project (weekend food);
  • $1,000 to the Clinton County Historical Paine-Gillam-Scott Museum in  St. Johns, for building maintenance; 
  • $2,000  to St. Mary's SVDP in Charlotte, for rent and utility assistance; 
  • $500 to Hope's Pantry in Stanton, for food pantry items;
  • $1,000 to the Richland Township Library in Vestaburg, for library books; 
  • $2,500 to the Habitat for Humanity of Clinton County, for office equipment; 
  • $2,500 to the Lakeview Ministerial Association, for food pantry items; 
  • $2,000 to the Faith United Methodist Church in Edmore, for an emergency generator; 
  • $1,200 to Project Starburst in Big Rapids, for food pantry items; 
  • $740 to the Pregnancy Services of Ionia County, for infant car seats;
  • $280 to Ashley Rescue, for emergency lights for the rehab unit;
  • $309 to a Mecosta County family for dental bills;
  • $2,155.51 to a Mecosta County family for housing expenses;
  • $681 to an Ingham County family for medical expenses; 
  • $2,500 to a Mecosta County family for housing expenses; and
  • $600 to an Ionia County family for medical bills. 

 

Grants Given To Date, By District

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DISTRICT 1 - Eaton, Ingham and Jackson counties18.95 KB
DISTRICT 2 - Barry and Ionia counties15.58 KB
DISTRICT 3 - Clinton County, except Bingham, Duplain and Greenbush townships6.55 KB
DISTRICT 4 - Montcalm County, except Bloomer, Crystal and Evergreen town19.43 KB
DISTRICT 5 - Gratiot and Saginaw counties, parts of Clinton and Montcalm counties15.64 KB
DISTRICT 6 - Clare and Isabella counties15 KB
DISTRICT 7 - Mecosta and Osceola counties21.67 KB
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