Special Project Funds

“Middle of the Mitt” Miracle Field Project Fund #01033

To provide for the design, development and construction of a Miracle Field in Central Park.

Anti-Racist Midland Project Fund #01102

To catalyze an equitable, informed, and engaged Greater Midland community where all people can prosper.

Art Seen Festival Project Fund #01108

To provide for the design, development and construction of the Art Seen Festival.

Barley MacTavish Fund #00608

To make grants responsive to certain requests received by the Fund from residents of Midland County fitting the Charitable Class Requirements.

Beaverton Activity Center Endowment Fund #00819

To support the mission and maintenance of the Beaverton Activity Center and its program and project goals.

Catchafire Project Fund #01071

To provide for the design, development and implementation of Catchafire, a talent equity program designed to strengthen nonprofit ecosystems.

Center City Redevelopment Project Fund #00177

to provide for the design and development of Center City.

Children’s Grief Center Endowment Fund #00104

To support the mission and operations of the Children's Grief Center.

Community Outreach Team (COT) Endowed Scholarship Fund #00132

to provide opportunities for Dow Chemical Employees and employees or other tenants of the Michigan Operations manufacturing sites to donate time, goods and services, and to improve our community through programs and events, with the goal to have an impact on others in the tri County area and surrounding communities.

Community Success Panel Project Fund #00624

To support the Community Success Panel in their efforts to enhance prosperity in Midland County by gathering key stakeholders to envision our best future through sharing ideas, building productive relationships and aligning economic development efforts.

Cultural Events Project Fund #01128

To provide for the design, development, and implementation of cultural event programming across Midland County.

Downtown Streetscape Amenities Project Fund #00122

to provide for the design, development, and construction of the amenities as part of the Downtown Streetscape.

Emerald Isle Recreation Complex Fund #00742

To provide monies to support the development and maintenance of the Emerald Isle Recreation Complex.

Entranceways Initiative Fund #00392

Provide for the design and development of aesthetic improvements to certain entranceways and corridors within and around the City of Midland.

Flood Relief Project Fund #01068

To provide for disaster relief in Midland County with use determined by the Midland County long-term recovery group in consultation with the Midland County Emergency Manager.

Fostering Hope in Michigan Project Fund #00148

To provide for the design, development and implementation of annual camps and mentoring programs for children in the foster care system. Fostering Hope in Michigan's mission is to confront abuse and change lives through camps and mentoring clubs.

Give Local Midland Project Fund #00625

To provide for the development of Give Local Midland, a one-day giving event sponsored by the MACF.

Gladwin Area Friends of the Theatre Building Project Fund #00829

The mission of the Gladwin Area Friends of the Theatre Building Project Fund is to provide for the design, development and construction of the theatre for the Gladwin Area Friends of the Theatre (GAFT).

Gladwin County Flood Relief Fund #00828

To provide for disaster relief in Gladwin County with use determined by the MidMichigan Community Action Agency in conjunction with Gladwin County Emergency Management.

Gladwin County Veterans Memorial Project Fund #00833

To provide for the design, development and construction of a replacement of the current Gladwin County Veterans Memorial.

Gladwin Covid-19 Response Project Fund #00827

To provide for relief both short and long term in Gladwin County as needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gladwin Rotary Splash Park Project Fund #00825

To provide for the design, development and construction of the Rotary Splash Park at Ross Lake Park.

Great Lakes Bay Region Indoor Facility Project Fund #01163

Provide for the design, development and construction, and any additional costs associated to support an indoor turf multi-purpose facility.

Great Lakes Bay Regional Fund for Collaborative Programming #00585

To offer opportunities for organizations to work together to address needs across the region through innovative social programming or capacity building activities

Impact Investing Project Fund #00109

To provide investment capital, in the form of loans and/or purchased equity interests, in order to deliver specific social benefits to the community.

Linda Haight Gladwin County Animal Shelter Endowment Fund #00838

To provide grants in support of the Gladwin County Animal Shelter for facility needs including improvements, renovation or new construction and for care of animals as well as adoption fees.

Mental Health Coalition: Youth and Social Services Project Fund #01088

To provide for the design, development and implementation of youth and social services as part of the mental health section of the Community Health Improvement Plan.

Michigan Baseball Foundation Dow Diamond Capital Improvements Project Fund #00119

The purpose of this fund is to support capital investment and updates to Dow Diamond grounds and facilities.

Midland Blooms Fund #00666

To provide grants in support of the annual Midland Blooms program.

Midland County Career and College Access Network Skilled Trades Project Fund #00127

To provide for the design, development and implementation of a skilled trades component as a part of the career and college access network.

Midland County College Access Network Project Fund Fund #00595

Purpose: To provide for the design, development and implementation of a college access network for Midland County. It should be noted that college is defined as any post-secondary high school training.

Midland County Connectivity Project Fund #01121

To provide for the design, development and construction of broadband implementation in Midland County.

Midland County Disaster Relief Fund #00111

To provide for disaster relief in Midland County as needed in consultation with the Midland County Emergency Manager.

Midland County Internet Connectivity Project Fund #01121

To provide for the design, development and construction of broadband implementation in Midland County.

Midland County Nonprofit ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) Project Fund #01124

To provide for grants to nonprofits in Midland County who are struggling to perform their mission as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Granting will be done in accordance with the agreement between the County of Midland and the Midland Area Community Foundation.

Midland County Rescue Task Force Project Fund #01136

The purpose of this fund is to provide for the development and implementation of the Midland County Rescue Taskforce. 

Midland County Sheriff’s Office Community Awareness Team Project Fund #00682

To identify issues in our county that need awareness and support.

Midland Rotary Foundation Project Fund for Grove Park #01039

The mission of The Midland Rotary Foundation Project Fund for Grove Park is to provide for the design, development and construction of Grove Park. The purpose of The Midland Rotary Foundation Project Fund for Grove Park is to provide financing in support of this mission.

MPS Sports Improvement Facility Fund for Youth (SPIFFY) #00618

To provide for the design, development and construction of improved sports facilities at Midland and H.H. Dow High Schools.

MYPros Community Crowdfund Project Fund #00192

To provide for the development of crowdfunding campaigns that have broad community impact and engage young professionals.

National Night Out Project Fund #01144

To plan for the planning, development and implementation of the National Night Out Event.

Nonprofit Capacity Building Project Fund #01047

To provide nonprofits access to the necessary resources to enhance their efficiency and effectiveness through the Strategic Growth Group or other nonprofit capacity building consultants/organizations.

PMRT Gateway Link Fund #00709

Assist with the expenses of designing, developing and constructing a linear park on the Pere-Marquette Railroad bed from Coleman through Isabella County to the west city limits of Clare.

Public Art & Beautification Project Fund #00110

To provide for the design, development and implementation of public art and beautification projects in Midland County.

Riverfront Renovation Project Fund #00675

The mission of the Riverfront Renovation Project Fund is to provide for the design, development and construction of improvements to the riverfront.

TCF/Chemical Bank Employee Assistance Fund #01070

The mission of The TCF Bank Employee Assistance Fund is to support TCF Bank employees who qualify and who have suffered an emergency hardship as a direct effect of the recent presidentially declared disaster, as well as future hardships that may arise from time to time. The purpose of The TCF Bank Employee Assistance Fund is to provide financing in support of this mission.

The Community Place Making Project Fund #00477

To provide for the design and implementation of projects which will assist in advancing the comfort, attractiveness and social, cultural and economic vitality of public spaces.

The Pere Marquette Rail Trail Gap Project Fund #00768

The purpose of this fund is to provide for the design, development and construction of the completion of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail gap in Clare County. Any remaining dollars in the fund after the project is complete will transition into an endowed maintenance and improvement fund for the Pere Marquette Rail Trail in Clare County.

Tri-Cities Refugee Project Fund #00100

To provide for the resettlement of Syrian Refugee families in Midland, Saginaw and Bay City.

Vision 2030 Project Fund #00184

To increase community vibrancy and economic development for Midland and the Great Lakes Bay Region, thereby improving the quality of life for all its citizens.