$20,000 in 2020
Our Make Things Better Fund Grantees
These organizations are working to establish policies and promote practices that remove causes of inequity in public health, politics, education, and racial justice, and we are proud to support them.
Be the Bridge
Creating and sharing anti-racism curriculum with the global church.
Catherine's Health Center
Providing affordable, compassionate health services regardless of a patient’s ability to pay.
Purchasing books by “Own Voices” authors/illustrators and placing them in the public library, public schools, and free-lending libraries to promote diversity.
Children's Healing Center
Providing a safe, germ-free environment for kids who are immune-compromised to fulfill their social, emotional, and physical needs.
Healthy Homes Coalition
Working with homeowners and renters to make houses free of environmental hazards.
Kid's Food Basket
Equipping children and families with greater access to fresh, locally grown food.
Inner City Christian Federation
Advancing justice by “making places to come home to.”
La Lucha Fund
Sharing financial resources with those who are undocumented, mixed status, or ineligible for government support.
League of Women Voters
Ensuring every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge, and the confidence to participate in our democracy.
National Reach Coalition
Facilitating equal access to quality health and healthcare resources regardless of race, ethnicity, or socio-economic status.
City Farm // New City Neighbors
Providing job and life skills to high school youth and produce to more than 250 families.
South East Market
Increasing access to healthy and culturally appropriate food through a sustainable and equitable lens.
Connecting New American women with people and opportunities to put down roots and “stand tall for generations to come.
Urban League of West Michigan
Empowering African Americans and other minorities to achieve economic self-reliance, parity, and civil rights.
Women’s Resource Center
Equipping women for workplace success.