Grants
Monday - Saturday
10 am to 4 pm
734-662-6771

3500 Suite K Washtenaw  Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(across from Arborland)

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The Ann Arbor Thrift Shop requests proposals from qualified social service agencies [designated as 501(c) (3)] to receive grants from the income of the Anne M. Hayes Memorial Fund and/or the Community Impact Grant. 

Anne M. Hayes Grants range from $2000 to $5000. One Community Impact Grant will be awarded to an agency in the amount of $10,000.

You may apply for one or both of these Grants. Applications will be reviewed and considered separately. All applications are due by midnight, March 30, 2020. Applications received or postmarked after this date will not be considered.

Please note that only agencies serving clients within the Ann Arbor School District boundaries are eligible for these grants. An agency is only eligible to receive an Anne. M. Hayes Grant every three years. All agencies are eligible for the Community Impact Grant.

The 2020 grant application period will begin on February 15, 2020. At that time, applications may be downloaded from this website or picked up at the shop at 3500 Washtenaw Ave., Suite K, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104, during regular business hours.

Applications may be completed electronically, along with attachments, and submitted as a pdf to grants@annarborthriftshop.org. Applications may also be mailed or hand delivered to the shop at the above address. Please indicate "Grant Application" on the envelope.

When completing your applications, Page 1 must be filled out when applying for one or both grants. In addition, complete:
  • Page 2 for the Anne M. Hayes Grant
  • Page 3 for the Community Impact Grant

Grant award decisions for the Anne M. Hayes Memorial Grant and the Community Impact Grant will be announced in early June 2020 and recipients will be notified.

We look forward to receiving your applications.

For additional information, click the link below.
The Anne M. Hayes Memorial Fund was established in 1996 by Douglas A. Hayes, professor emeritus of Finance at the University of Michigan, in memory of his late wife Anne, a civic leader and longtime Ann Arbor Thrift Shop volunteer.
The income from the endowment fund is distributed annually to social service agencies serving clients in the Ann Arbor Public School district

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The Ann Arbor Thrift Shop awarded $25,000 in grants
in 2019.
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Anne M. Hayes
Memorial Fund Grant
2019 Awards
Anne M. Hayes
Memorial Fund Grants
and
Community Impact Grant
The Community Impact Grant, introduced in 2019, is a capacity-building grant. Its purpose is to strengthen an organization's infrastructure or management systems to better serve the organization's constituents. One grant in the amount of $10,000 is awarded.
Community Impact Grant
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2020 Anne M. Hayes
Memorial Fund Grants
and
Community Impact Grant
The 2019 Anne. M. Hayes Memorial Fund Grants were awarded to the following agencies:
  • Foo​d Gatherers
  • Washtenaw Community College       Emergency Aid Fund
  • Children's Literacy Network
  • Hands Across the Water

The 2019 Community Impact Grant was awarded to Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County​.