Grand Rapids

City Comm Agenda

Resolution accepting a grant award from Trout Unlimited


Department:Our Community's ChildrenSponsors:
Category:GrantProjects:FY2018 Budget
Functions:City Commission, Fiscal Committee


  1. Item Description

Content A

Attached is a resolution accepting a grant award of $5,000 and authorizing a fixed amount subaward agreement with Trout Unlimited effective April 13, 2018 through October 31, 2019 for the recruitment of youth to participate in the STREAM girls program.  This program offers watershed education and service learning to girls in West Michigan with the teaching of life-long skills such as fly-fishing.  Our Community’s Children will raise awareness within the Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) Network of the program and assist in recruitment efforts. 


Our Community’s Children serves as intermediary and coordinator of the ELO Network.  The grant will support staff time to promote and integrate STREAM activities within the  ELO Network to connect children with nature.

Content C



1. That the City Commission authorizes acceptance of a grant award from Trout Unlimited for the recruitment of youth in the STREAM girls program in the amount of five thousand dollars ($5,000), and


2. That acceptance of the grant does not require matching dollars from the City of Grand Rapids, and


3. That the period of performance is April 13, 2018 through October 31, 2019, and


4. That a Fixed Amount SubAward Agreement between the City of Grand Rapids and Trout Unlimited be approved, and the Mayor is authorized to execute said agreement and related documents upon approval as to form by the City Attorney.