Categories for Micro-Grants

Micro-Grant in Action: Norte!

April 24, 2019

Norte! is a Traverse City-based organization working to build a stronger, better-connected community.  This year, they were awarded funding to help with their Grand Traverse Advocate Academy. Thank you to Gary Howe, for telling their story. “The Grand Traverse Advocate Academy is a call to community action. It’s aimed at fellow citizens who see missing...

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Micro Grant In Action: Carver Camp

April 12, 2019

Carver Camp is an organization where underserved children from Detroit get the chance to explore the great outdoors. They received a Micro-Grant fund to provide bicycles that will serve their campers for many years. Thank you to Pete Houk of Carver Camp for telling their story: “It was another glorious summer at Carver Camp in...

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Micro-Grant in Action: Armory Bike Union

April 1, 2019

Armory Bike Union (ABU) is a Jackson-based workshop, promoting bicycle safety in their area. ABU received a Micro-Grant fund for their project, Together We Can Make a Difference. Thank you to Terry Larkin, for telling their story. “The Amory Bike Union (ABU) is a community-based bicycle workshop in Jackson Michigan. Our aim is to promote a safe...

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Micro-Grant in Action: Bike Dearborn

March 25, 2019

Bike Dearborn, a grassroots organization focusing on creating a safe bicycling community and culture, received a Micro-Grant fund for The Better Bike Project, to install several bicycle repair stations throughout the city of Dearborn. Thank you to Founder, Tracy Besek, for telling their story: “The Better Bike Project is a first for the City of Dearborn. Through this project Bike...

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Micro-Grant in Action: Kids Repair Program

November 2, 2018

Kids Repair Program (KRP), a Lansing-based organization, received a Micro-Grant fund to provide tires to their KRP van used by volunteers to pick up donated bikes. Thank you to Jeanne Wright of KRP for telling their story: “In 2018 League of Michigan Bicyclists provided a grant to our youth nonprofit program, Kids Repair Program(KRP). KRP...

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Micro-Grant in Action: Common Cycle

October 26, 2018

Common Cycle, an Ann Arbor-based organization empowering Ann Arbor to ride bicycles by providing access to education, work space, and resources, received a Micro-Grant fund for their Co-op.  Thank you to Emma Wendt of Common Cycle for telling their story: “We launched Common Cycle in a physical location this summer, with a grand opening held on July...

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Micro-Grant in Action: Tour de Troit

October 17, 2018

Public Bicycle Repair Stations & Pumps for Hamtramck – Detroit, MI For the first time ever, LMB helped to foster the growth of bicycling initiatives around the state with the launch of a Micro-Grant Program. The response to the program was overwhelming. This year, LMB was able to narrow down the applicants to ten amazing organizations...

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Micro-Grant in Action: TART Trails, Inc.

October 17, 2018

Recycle-A-Bicycle Program –  Traverse City, MI For the first time ever, LMB helped to foster the growth of bicycling initiatives around the state with the launch of a Micro-Grant Program. The response to the program was overwhelming. This year, LMB was able to narrow down the applicants to ten amazing organizations with unique programs that promote...

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Micro-Grant in Action: PEAC

October 17, 2018

Summer Cycling Program – Yspilanti, MI For the first time ever, LMB helped to foster the growth of bicycling initiatives around the state with the launch of a Micro-Grant Program. The response to the program was overwhelming. This year, LMB was able to narrow down the applicants to ten amazing organizations with unique programs that promote...

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Micro-Grant in Action: Pedal Holland

October 17, 2018

8th Street Pop-Up Bike Lanes –  Holland, MI For the first time ever, LMB helped to foster the growth of bicycling initiatives around the state with the launch of a Micro-Grant Program. The response to the program was overwhelming. This year, LMB was able to narrow down the applicants to ten amazing organizations with unique programs...

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