West Side Energy Assistance Program

A partnership between Mitten Foundation Inc., The Mitten State and West Grand Neighborhood Organization

Mitten Foundation will be awarding individual heating bill assistance grants of up to $500 per household to West Side residents in need of financial assistance this winter. 

To be considered for these grants, please complete and return the application by February 28th, 2018. Applications are available by clicking here, or in person at the office of West Grand Neighborhood Organization (415 Leonard St NW). They are open M-F from 9am to 5PM.

This program will be endowed with funds from West Side businesses The Mitten Brewing Company and The Mitten State Apparel Co. Local neighborhood organization, West Grand (WGNO), will be processing the applications.

"Two Mittens IPA," a collaboration brew between the Two Mittens, will be available for sale all winter long at The Mitten Brewing Co.'s Grand Rapids taproom, and a portion of the proceeds from its sale will fund this program. 

For each West Side tee sold, TMS will donate $10 toward funding this grant! 

You may buy these awesome shirts here! 


Members of the board, inaugeral year, 2017

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