Each year 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 a Community Impact Grant. Hayes Grants range from $2000 to $5000. One Community Impact Grant is awarded in the amount of $10,000.
Agencies may apply for one or both of these grants. Applications are reviewed and considered separately. Grant awards are made in June and applicants are notified.
Please note that only agencies serving clients within the Ann Arbor area are eligible for these grants. An agency is only eligible to receive an Anne. M. Hayes Grant every three years.
Anne M. Hayes Memorial Fund Grants totaling $18,200 were awarded to the following agencies:
Foundations Preschool of Washtenaw County
Peace Neighborhood Center
Friends in Deed
Washtenaw Camp Placement
The Community Impact Grant of $10,000 was awarded to Jewish Family Services.
In addition, grants from operating funds, totaling $25,000, were awarded to the following:
Family Learning Institute
U of M Housing Bureau for Seniors
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 area.
The Ann Arbor Thrift Shop awarded $53,200 in grants
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Anne M. Hayes
Memorial Fund Grant
2021 Anne M. Hayes
Memorial Fund Grants
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.
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