A big announcement today from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of a five-year $51 million grant to Battle Creek Public Schools to provide improvements and opportunities for every grade and every building in the district.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has recommended that Sparta receive $150,000 for improvements to the new Sparta Sports Complex. The City of Ionia could receive $74,300 for improvements to Robinson Park.
The Kent County Health Department's initiative to increase breastfeeding among African American women is one of 33 health programs in Michigan to receive grant money from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Today, ArtPrize announced this fall's competition will host a total of 1,554 artists representing 44 countries and 40 U.S. states with 1,453 entries. Seed grant winners and a new crowdsourcing grant opportunity were also announced.
ArtPrize today announced a brand new grant program for 2016. ArtPrize Featured Public Projects will grant $55,000 directly to artists, ranging from $10,000 to $15,000 per project. The grants will be given to artists for entries at four ArtPrize venues: Vandenberg (Calder) Plaza, Ah-Nab…