LANSING, MI. - The Michigan Community Service Commission, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Volunteer Centers of Michigan, The LEAGUE Michigan, and Michigan Campus Compact, with support from Youth Service America and the Corporation for National and Community Service, announced the distribution of more than $11,000 in mini-grant funds to support 2014 Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) projects across the state. Thanks to these mini-grants, hundreds of Michigan youth will lend their considerable resources to addressing critical issues in their communities this April.
Thirty-four organizations from across Michigan received funds to coordinate service projects that tackle critical challenges in their communities; including education, environmental stewardship, hunger, homelessness, and services for veterans.
Grants range in value from $90 to $500.