(Greenville) – The Greenville Area Community Foundation (GACF) Board of Trustees has awarded $63,263 in grants to programs and projects providing healthcare services to children in Montcalm County. Grants were supported by the Meijer Children’s Health Care Fund and are reviewed by a committee of health professionals and community members.

The 2023 grants include:

  • $28,763 to the Spectrum Health Child Passenger Safety Program
  • $10,000 to the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District MCGSC Community Baby Shower
  • $20,000 to the Michigan Center for 21st Century Teaching IM Kids 3rd Meal
  • $4,500 to United Way Montcalm – Ionia Counties Migrant Health Carnival

“The Meijer Children’s Health Care Fund has provided much needed services over the years,” stated Committee Member Jodie Faber, “This year we are proud to be able to provide continued support of the IM Kids 3rd Meal program, a Child Passenger Safety program providing car seats to the eligible community, and the Great Start Baby Shower event, as well as a new request for the United Way Migrant Carnival. We look forward to new applicants every year and encourage organizations to apply with innovative ideas so our youth can grow into competent, confident, and caring individuals and achieve their greatest potential.”   

The Greenville Area Community Foundation exists to enhance the quality of life in the Greenville Area. Since its inception in 1989, GACF has grown to encompass the entire Montcalm County area through our geographic affiliates, the Lakeview Area Community Fund and the Montcalm Panhandle Community Fund. To learn more about the Greenville Area Community Foundation, visit www.gacfmi.org.