2017-18 Allocations

2017-18 Grant Allocations: $386,010

2017-18 Designations: $221,318

Total Community Investment Year-to-Date: $607,328

More than 27,000 Gratiot & Isabella County residents are benefitting from a United Way funded program or service in 2017-18!


Alma Public Schools

Extended Day Learning Program Tutors: $15,000

Project PAWS: $5,000 (Winter 2018 Pop-Up Giving Winner!)

STEAM TEAM: $5,000 (2018 Pitch-er This! Runner-up)

Art Reach of Mid-Michigan

Matching Grant: $4,500

Big Brothers Big Sisters (Gratiot)

Youth Mentoring: $10,000

Child Advocacy

Protect Yourself Program: $15,000

Court Appointed Special Advocates: $10,000

Baby Pantry: $1,000 (Winter 2018 Pop-Up Giving Runner-up)

Christian Counseling of Mid-Michigan

Play Therapy Center: $6,000 (Fall 2017 Pop-Up Giving Winner!)

Community Compassion Network

Matching Grant: $10,000

Flood Relief/Disaster Clean-up

Services to Isabella County Residents: $28,680

Foster Closet of Mid-Michigan

Family Assistance: $1,000 (Winter 2018 Pop-Up Giving Runner-up!)

Girls on the Run of Central Michigan

Matching Grant: $10,000

Gratiot Emergency Housing Corp.

Emergency Housing & Utilities: $10,000

Gratiot-Isabella RESD

Imagination Library: $20,000

HopeWell Ranch

Matching Grant: $10,000

Equine Assisted Therapy: $1,000 (Fall 2017 Pop-Up Giving Runner-up)

Isabella County Child Advocacy Center

Matching Grant: $20,000

Isabella Nonprofit Service Center

Collaborative Space: $50,000

Ithaca Public Schools

Early College Program: $2,000

Primary Literacy Workstations: $4,400

John H. Goodrow Fund

Matching Grant: $10,000

Life Choices of Central Michigan

Matching Grant: $10,000

Listening Ear Crisis Center

Multiple Programs: $10,000

Crisis Center & Suicide Prevention: $20,000

Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum

Matching Grant: $10,000

Core Program: $1,000 (Fall 2017 Pop-Up Giving Runner-up)

Mt. Pleasant Public Schools

Students of Promise Program: $2,000

Partners Empowering All Kids (PEAK) 

After-School Program, K-6th Grade: $20,000

Project Weidman 

Matching Grant: $5,000

Sacred Heart Academy

Healthy...from the Inside Out!: $5,000 (2018 Pitch-er This! Winner)

Salvation Army

Emergency Food Assistance: $10,000

Special Olympics Michigan

2017 Summer Games: $5,000

St. Louis Public Schools

Monika's Mission: $2,330 (2018 Pitch-er This! Runner-up)

West Midland Family Center

Shepherd Pre-K Program: $5,000

Wright Park (Alma)

Matching Grant: $5,000

Young Life Mt. Pleasant

Matching Grant: $5,000

2-1-1 Information & Referral

Gratiot County: $6,300 (2-1-1 Northeast Michigan)

Isabella County: $10,800 (Listening Ear)


Additional Donor Designated Gifts: $221,318

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, $221,318 has been invested in 49 local nonprofit organizations in 2017-18 through January 3, 2018.