We make grants to support affordable quality housing options in urban neighborhoods.
In the area of neighborhoods, we also support neighborhood business districts working towards greater viability while preserving neighborhood character.
- Residents have access to affordable, quality housing
- Business districts are independently sustainable with businesses that employ and serve neighborhood residents
In support of a new 53-unit affordable living community for older adults in Grand Rapids.
Steepletown Neighborhood Services
To explore new approaches for how critical services can continue to be provided as the organization transitions to independence.
To finalize the development of a comprehensive community plan to address child & family housing insecurity & racialized disparities in Kent County.
To support the development of a community collaborative to decrease the number of homeless families in Kent County and address social determinants of health.
Healthy Homes Coalition of West Michigan
To match FEMA support for the Fire Safety program to target underserved Spanish-speaking households in Wyoming.
Baxter Community Center
To support the #BAX50 campaign and address pressing capital improvement needs, essential to providing a safe, efficient environment positioning them for sustainability and long-term community impact.
Heart of West Michigan United Way
Supporting the Fulton Manor Temporary Emergency Family Shelter, providing families with children experiencing a housing crisis with safe shelter, basic needs, and assistance in rehousing.
Development of a collaborative plan to integrate behavioral health and economic development solutions in the Heartside Neighborhood.
To facilitate the development of a comprehensive community plan to address homelessness and affordable housing in Kent County.
Opportunity Resource Fund
Support the establishment of the Fresh Opportunity Mortgage Program in Grand Rapids, which will provide home mortgage loans to people who have been denied by traditional sources of credit.
Habitat for Humanity of Kent County
Investment in the Brighter Future Campaign for Roosevelt Park - a comprehensive market intervention strategy to increase home ownership and establish a sustainable land acquisition fund.