- Baraga Area Schools – $6,000 to integrate Ojibwe language and culture in the school environment by creating Cultural Liaison on staff; implementing signage, hosting Pow Wow’s and other cultural activities.
- Chippewa Hills School District – $66,446 to rebrand signage, floors, athletic facilities and apparel with new “Golden Knights” mascot imagery.
- Manistee Area Public Schools – $142,585 to rebrand signage, website, athletic facilities and athletic uniforms with new “Mariners” mascot imagery.
- Meridian Charter Township – $15,000 to replace hateful imagery by installing a new sign at the entrance to Sower Blvd off Okemos Rd.
- Pellston Public Schools – $6,000 to create, administer and use a new bilingual website designed and built by students to allow them to interact and grow with Native and non-Native community members.
- Petoskey Schools – $2,925 to purchase new track uniforms with rebranded school mascot that replaced the previous Native American .
- Port Huron Area School District – $162,943.90 to replace and rebrand the current mascot at Michigamme and Roosevelt Elementary Schools and High School.
- Sandusky Community Schools – $74,604.08 to rebrand athletic equipment, signage and athletic uniforms with new “Wolves” mascot imagery.
- Watersmeet Township School District – $3,845 to implement a mini teaching Pow Wow event using best practices around Indigenous knowledge to promote positive relationships between the school district, Tribe and local government.
- Chippewa Hills School District — $52,371.20 to replace current Native American imagery with “Golden Knights” imagery for the “Warriors” mascot.
- Hartford Public Schools — $132,249.25 to rebrand the current mascot from “Indians” to “Huskies,” and implement a new curriculum to help build meaningful connections with students.
- Lansing School District — $87,500 to rebrand the current mascot from the “Big Reds” to a new culturally appropriate mascot and logo.
- Michigan College Access Network — $55,000 to continue funding the “College Completion Corps,” a program that places completion coaches at three Tribal colleges: Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College and Bay Mills Community College for the upcoming academic year.
- Saranac Community Schools – $139,318.90 to rebrand the current mascot from the “R-word” to “Red Hawks” before the upcoming academic year.
- Western Michigan University’s Native American Affairs Council — $12,295 to host “A Conversation with Dallas Goldtooth” of the Mdewakanton Dakota and Dine with Native News Online live streaming the event.
- East Jordan Public Schools – $17,500 to develop curricula on Indigenous/Anishinaabek culture, history and language in participating Title VI schools in northern Michigan.
- Kalamazoo Regional Educational Services Agency (Kalamazoo RESA) – $16,800 to expand the Kalamazoo County Native American Family Meet Ups program to include families of children 3rd-12th
- Lansing School District: Vivian Riddle Elementary School – $47,712 to rebrand the current mascot from a bear wearing a Native American headdress to “Rhinos.”
- Michigan College Access Network (MCAN)/Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College – $60,000 to increase college completion of students at tribal colleges by placing college completion coaches at Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College and Bay Mills Community College for the next three years.
- Michigan Technological University – $19,056 to develop experiential, place-based local literacy modules that engage educators and communities to know about tribal culture and history.
- Northport Public Schools – $22,860 to install new signage on municipal land dedicated to Odawa/Ojibwa Native American history in Leelanau County.
- Okemos Public Schools – $213,663.50 to rebrand the current mascot “Chiefs” to a new mascot that is culturally responsive.
- Rochester Community Schools – $6,100 to educate staff and the community with a Pow Wow demonstration, and foster this learning continuously through book clubs and Twitter chats.
- Saugatuck Public Schools – $43,022 to rebrand the current mascot from “Indians” to “Trailblazers.”
- Sault Area Public Schools – $26,000 to establish a language program and create signage in English and Ojibwe.
- Traverse City Area Public Schools – $8,200 to create a new monthly educational series “Anishinaabe Expressive Cultural Series” to increase cultural knowledge and awareness.
- Suttons Bay Public Schools – $20,000 to help develop a new land-based education curriculum.
- Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College – $30,000 to partner with the Native Justice Coalition to offer and expand the Annual Anishinaabe Racial Justice Conference.
- Petoskey Public Schools – $58,665 to help remove unacceptable Native American imagery on infrastructure, uniforms, and equipment across the school district.
- Clinton Community Schools – $100,000 to help rebrand and adopt a new mascot, replacing existing imagery with a new logo.
- Paw Paw Public Schools – $216,045 to help implement the new Red Wolves nickname and brand on signage, facilities, and athletic uniforms.
- City of Marquette – $57,500 to help develop an interpretive Anishinaabe Public Art Project and companion trail curriculum along the lakefront as part of the City’s larger Cultural Trail project.
- Bay de Noc Community College – $6,000 to publicly acknowledge the Treaty of 1836 through a public plaque on each campus and a Treaty Day celebration.
- Godfrey-Lee Public Schools – $98,000 to rebrand the current mascot from “Rebels” to a new mascot and nickname that is culturally responsive.
- Grand Rapids Community College – $5,285 to support the Grand Rapids Community College Education and Reconciliation Project including a trip to the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways and a Native American Speaker’s Forum.
- Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law – $20,000 to provide a two-day symposium, Native Family Day, and ancillary programming throughout the year.
- Monroe County Community College – $199,234 to create curriculum and a set of immersion experiences for K-12 students, focused on how to research stories from the Native perspective.
- Northern Michigan University – $134,612.80 to expand Anishinabék language course offerings at undergraduate and graduate levels.
- The Friendship Community/LIFT Teen Center – $16,650 to support an overnight backpacking trip to South Minitou Island, exposing students to the history of the Ottawa tribe.
- Belding Area Schools – $334,690.60 to support the replacement of equipment, apparel and signage following the revision of the school’s mascot from Redskins to Black Knights.
- City of Battle Creek – $3,377.50 to assist with removal and replacement of a stained glass window medallion in City Hall.
- City of Kalamazoo – $76,765 to assist with the removal of the Fountain of Pioneers and site improvements at Bronson Park.
- Bay de Noc Community College – $2,013 for The Living Circle of Life project.
- Lake Superior State University – $10,000 for an education initiative to increase local tribal imagery on campus and implement cultural events.
- Michigan Technological University – $30,488 for a partnership project with Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College to co-create curricula.
- Suttons Bay Public Schools – $12,500 to the Friendship Community Center/LIFT Teen Center to expand hours and create new programming for the only local afterschool program for sixth through 12th grade youth, with 70 percent demographic consisting of Native American students.