In his 24 years of life, John expressed his passion for the outdoors and beauty of Benzie County.
The endowment in his memory was established in 1993, allowing his spirit to live on through grants supporting environmental education in Benzie County communities and preserving his passion for generations to come.
What impression will you make? Let's give it forward, together.
The Titan Excellence Fund Endowment was established in 2010, the result of a three-year effort, primarily led by Traverse City West Senior High alums and widely supported by community members.
Grant awards supports programs or projects to benefit students of Traverse City West Senior High, with a primary focus on supporting student life and academics. Programs or projects for music or athletics are also considered. Programs or projects could include, but are not limited to: basic classroom materials, extracurricular activites or new clubs, school-related events, support for student involvement in community service projects, field trips (including cultral arts activites).
2017 Amount Available: $1,435
The Community Foundation accepts grant applications for funding from the Titan Excellence Fund Endowment year-round. Learn More