2016-17 Allocations

2016-17 Grant Allocations: $271,990

More than 35,000 Gratiot & Isabella County residents benefitted from a United Way funded program or service in 2016-17!


Alma Public Schools

Extended Day Learning: $2,200

American Red Cross

Disaster Cycle Services: $12,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters (Gratiot)

Youth Mentoring: $8,500

Child and Family Enrichment (CAFÉ) 

Child Abuse Assessment: $15,000

Child Advocacy

Protect Yourself Program: $15,000

Court Appointed Special Advocates: $15,000

Community Compassion Network

Infant Pantry: $2,500

Nutrition Club: $5,000

Mobile Pantries: $5,000

Girls on the Run of Central Michigan

Youth Development: $15,400

Gratiot Emergency Housing Corp.

Emergency Housing & Utilities: $9,500

Gratiot-Isabella RESD

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library: $22,500

HopeWell Ranch

Hearts, Hooves, HOPE: $11,400

John H. Goodrow Fund

Emergency Aid: $15,000

Listening Ear Crisis Center

Multiple Programs: $18,990

Crisis Center & Suicide Prevention: $15,000

Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum

Core Program: $5,000

School Readiness: $1,500

Partners Empowering All Kids (PEAK)

Summer & Affter-School, K-6th Grade: $30,000

Salvation Army

Emergency Needs Assistance: $9,000

Women's Aid Services

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Treatment: $9,000

Young Life Mt. Pleasant

Teen Mentoring Program: $7,500

2-1-1 Information & Referral

Gratiot County: $6,300

Isabella County: $10,800


Additional Donor Designated Gifts: $183,031

United Way serves as a vehicle for charitable giving for those who live and work in Gratiot & Isabella Counties by providing an avenue for donor designated gifts to approved affiliate agency partners. As a result, $183,031 was invested in 63 local nonprofit organizations in 2016-17.