Livonia, Michigan Grants for non-profits

2020 Grants

2020 Grants

2020 Grants

  1. Angela Hospice – $5,000 to support Music for Terminally Ill Patients Program
  2. Blessings in a Backpack – $1,500 for expanded weekend meals for students/families in need
  3. Greenmead Restoration Trust – $5,000 to support Judge Blue Office/Court House Restoration 
  4. Livonia Arts Commission – $5,000 for Special Music program for Children during Music from the Heart 
  5. Livonia Civic Chorus – $4,000 for Senior Outreach and Musical Interlude Programming
  6. Livonia Community Theatre – $1,000 for a Summer Musical Theatre Workshop
  7. Livonia Family YMCA – $4,750 to support Summer Camp Programs
  8. Livonia Goodfellows – $2,500 to support No Child Without A Christmas 
  9. Livonia Kids and Families – $3,000 to support Emerson Middle/Franklin High Schools Food Pantries Healthy Food Initiative
  10. Livonia Symphony Orchestra – $6,000 for Concert Programming Support 
  11. NEW HOPE Center for Grief Support – $1,000 for an 8-week Workshop “Grief to New Hope”
  12. Seedlings Braille Books – $2,000 to support Visually Impaired Programs at LPS & Livonia Libraries
  13. Trinity House – $2,500 to support Building Signage

2019 Grants

2020 Grants

2020 Grants

  1. Livonia Symphony Orchestra - $6,000 for concert support
  2. Angela Hospice – $5,000 for From My Heart Program supporting families with member suffering from a terminal illness
  3. Blessings in a Backpack - $1,000 for expanded weekend meals for students/families in need;
  4. Greenmead – $5,000 for Newburg Chapel Stained-glass window repair project
  5. Livonia Arts Commission - $5,000 for adding children's activities as part of Music from the Heart Programs
  6. Livonia Civic Chorus - $5,000 for support of their Musical Outreach Programs
  7. Livonia Community Theatre – $1,000 for Summer Theatrical Workshop
  8. Livonia Family YMCA - $4,500 for summer camp programs
  9. Livonia Goodfellows - $2,500 for support for "No Child Without a Christmas
  10. Livonia Kids and Families - $3,500 for expanded food Pantry activities and MCOI Training programs
  11. NEW HOPE Center for Grief Support – $1,000 for their grief support partnership program for bereavement aftercare services
    Starfish Family Services Head Start Program – $2,000 for upgraded specialized playground equipment at Livonia location
  12. Visual Arts Association of Livonia (VAAL) - $2,000 for education programsand speakers
  13. Seedlings Braille Books for Children - $3,600 to support LPS

2020 Grant Presentation Video


The Livonia Community Foundation is a permanent endowment ‑ a trust fund - built from donations from individuals, families, estates, corporations, & private organizations in the community. The Foundation is an approved 501(c)3 charitable organization and is State of Michigan Certified (# 55). Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

The Livonia Community Foundation mission is:
 ·         To promote and develop community resources, properties and civic treasures;
 ·         To promote, support and develop public interest in the arts and other local cultural undertakings; and

·         To promote programs that contribute to the welfare of the community and the needs of its citizens

The Foundation's assets are conservatively invested under strict State and Federal laws and the return on investment is used to support the Foundation's programs and commitments.  The Foundation supports, through monetary donations, Livonia's charitable, cultural, historical, educational, and recreational institutions, projects and programs meeting the mission of the Foundation.

In 2020 the Livonia Community Foundation provided $43,750 in grants to thirteen 501(c)3 not for profit charitable organizations serving the needs of the Livonia community.  Since its inception in 1995 the LCF has provided $532,635 in grants back to the community. 

Foundation Governance

 The Livonia Community Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees who represent the community of Livonia. 

Seeking a grant from the Livonia Community Foundation

 Annually the Livonia Community Foundation reviews grant applications submitted by 501(c)3 not-for-profit organizations serving the residents of the City of Livonia for programs and projects which they believe meet the mission of the Foundation.  Generally, the Livonia Community Foundation does not provide grants for administrative or operational activities.  The applications due to the Foundation by the 15th of January; are reviewed by a committee of the Foundation Board of Trustees and grants are made in the spring.  Grant recipients are required to submit a report on the project.  Our grant application process is now an online process.  Click the button below to begin the process. Click here for instructions on how to use the online grant application tool.