Funding allocations to nonprofits have been approved by the city of Ann Arbor for the 2015 fiscal year. The roughly $1.2 million in general fund money was allocated as part of a coordinated funding approach for human services, in partnership with several other local funders.
The city is one of the original five partners in the coordinated funding approach. Other partners include Washtenaw County, United Way of Washtenaw County, Washtenaw Urban County, and the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation. It began as a pilot program in 2010.
City council action came at its May 19, 2014 meeting.
This year, 105 applications were submitted by 50 local organizations totaling $8,732,389 in requested funding, according to a staff memo. A review committee recommended that …