African Drum and Dance Parent Association

2016-2017 Funders

Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF)

The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) “serves the common good in Genesee County – building a strong community by engaging people in philanthropy and developing the community’s permanent endowment – now and for generations to come”.

ADDPA Support: 2016 Grant: Youth Moves Summer Camp

Greater Flint Arts Council (GFAC)

Greater Flint Arts Council (GFAC) is a Regional Re-grantor of the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) Mini-Grant Program. Through the program, GFAC distributes small arts and cultural project grants to artists and/or art organizations in Genesee, Lapeer, and Shiawasee Counties.

ADDPA Support: 2016 Professional Development Mini-Grant: Strategic Plan

2016 Arts Project Mini Grant: Kuungana Conference

Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA)

The Mission of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) is to encourage, initiate, and facilitate an enriched artistic, culture, and creative environment in Michigan. The Mini-Grant Program is a partnership between the MCACA and 15 Regional Reporting Agencies throughout the State. These are special opportunities to address local arts and cultural needs as well as increasing public access to arts and culture. There are two components of the Mini-Grant Program:

  1. Arts Project - Arts Projects Mini-grants provide funding for locally developed, high quality arts and cultural projects.

ADDPA Support: 2016 Arts Project Mini-Grant for the Kuungana Conference

  1. Professional Development Mini-Grants provide funding to assist nonprofit organizations and arts professional acquire services or skills to strengthen the administrative infrastructure of the organization.

ADDPA Support: 2016 Professional Development Mini-Grant for a 5-year Strategic Plan

Ruth Mott Foundation (RMF)

The Ruth Mott Foundation has been ADDPA greatest supporter throughout the years. Its mission is to “advocate, stimulate, and support community vitality. Our commitment is to base the Foundation in its home community of Flint, Michigan”.

ADDPA Support: 2016-2017 General Operating Grant: North Flint After-School Programs, Cosaan, Kuungana Drum & Dance Conference, Youth Moves Summer Camp, and General Operating