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.
Established in 1997, in partnership with the C.S. Mott Foundation and the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, the Land Use and Conservation Planning Endowment provides support for land use planning or land use stewardship activities.
Grant awards supports programs or projects such as seminars and workshops; developing school programs that promote regional environmental or land use issues; assisting units of government in creating land conservation programs; watershed and wetlands conservation; and/or researching economic, environmental and social impact of land use and conservation planning.
2017 Amount Available: $19,060