The Grand Rapids Jaycees Foundation awards grants only to qualified 501© 3 tax exempt organizations located within West Michigan. Grant proceeds should be used predominately within Kent County.
The application period ended on Nov. 13, 2020. The award recipients have been selected!
Buchanan Elementary: $2,000 - Books for book vending machine
Grand Rapids Phoenix: $5,000 - Youth basketball program – basketball equipment and scholarships
Family Network of Wyoming: $3,500 - Retrofitting food pantry to allow a more self-determining food shopping experience
Blandford Nature Center: $10,000 - Viewing pavilion & accessible trail construction funding
First Tee West Michigan: $2,750 - 30 sets of junior golf equipment
Mel Trotter Ministries: $5,000 - Replacement furniture and computer for YES program
Larlen Communications: $5,996 - 2 video cameras
New City Neighbors: $5,000 - Half of request to fund 3 appliances for new kitchen