Stories tagged: "funding"


Photos Courtesy Sault Ste. Marie
‘Gorgeous Old Buildings’: How Michigan Is Saving Its History While Investing in Its Future

A downtown development project in Sault Ste. Marie is bringing back a historic building. That’s a trend throughout the state.

The Michigan Supreme Court will decide if Snyder-era funds can be devoted to private schools, going against the state constitution.
Battle Over Private Schools Receiving Millions in Public Aid Heads to State Supreme Court

The funds were set aside during Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration, but the Michigan Constitution doesn’t allow public funding for private schools.

Small business owners Rachel Lutz (L) and Nicole Jackson (R). Photos courtesy of Rachael Lutz and Nicole Jackson.
The Latest Round of Michigan Grants Helps Farms, Nonprofits, and Small Businesses

Rachael Lutz is a promising proprietor in Michigan with several businesses – none of which were helped by the federal government's PPP. But this money can help entrepreneurs like her.

The national average in federal assistance per patient was $160,286. Michigan’s allotment was just $31,045 per patient.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
How the Trump Administration Shortchanged Michigan Hospitals by $130K Per Patient

While federal funds gave most other states $160,000 per patient, Michiganders got just $31,000.

Photos courtesy of Kim Smith
How One Local Grant Is Helping Michigan Businesses Left Out of PPP

The aid couldn’t come at a better time for businesses like one Detroit florist left out of the first round of federal protections.

MIFFS Saginaw Chippewa Tribe 7th Generation Farm Hoophouse Build. (Photo via Facebook)
This Group Is Making Sure Farmers of Color Get a Cut of the USDA’s $3 Million in Grants

Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS) is beginning to approach the long history of racial injustice in agriculture and our current food system.

Arts and Creative Community Assistance Fund Grantees include (clockwise from top left): 826michigan, Holocaust Memorial Center, We Are Culture Creators, The Heidelberg Project, Black and Brown Theater, and The Neutral Zone. (Photos via Facebook)
Michigan Nonprofit Arts and Culture Organizations Are Getting A Lifeline In $500,000 COVID Grants

Some of Michigan’s most vital cultural organizations are receiving funding to help them recover, grow and innovate through the duration of COVID.