A.A. Van Elslander Foundation Provides Capacity Building Grant to Living and Learning Enrichment Center

by | Jan 2, 2024

Northville, MI – The Living and Learning Enrichment Center was recently the recipient of a generous grant, in the amount of $75,000, from The A.A. Van Elslander Foundation. This significant grant will be instrumental in enhancing Living and Learning’s capacity for growth, unlocking new funding avenues, and fortifying its financial resilience for the future. The focus will be on vital areas such as capacity-building, advancements in data collection and reporting, communications enhancements, technology upgrades, and development of grants.

Jennifer Provenzano, Grants and Outreach Specialist at Living and Learning, expressed heartfelt gratitude for this vital support: “We are deeply touched and profoundly grateful for this generous investment in our future success. This gift will undoubtedly be a key that begins unlocking pivotal doors to our long-term financial sustainability. Together, we are truly building a beautiful legacy of positive change for Michigan’s disability community. The support of the A.A. Van Elslander Foundation means the world to us.”

For more information about the transformative work being supported by The A.A. Van Elslander Foundation, visit https://www.vanelslanderfoundation.org. To learn more about the Living and Learning Enrichment Center and how to contribute to its mission, please visit livingandlearningcenter.org

About the A.A. Van Elslander Foundation:
The A.A. Van Elslander Foundation was established in 2016 by Mr. Art Van Elslander. As one of Michigan’s most respected businessmen and generous philanthropists, his commitment to helping others was a cornerstone of his life’s values, and defines our philanthropic agenda, providing support to Michigan-based charities benefiting children, health and human services. For more information: www.vanelslanderfoundation.org.

About Living and Learning Enrichment Center:
Living and Learning Enrichment Center was founded in 2015 by Rachelle Vartanian and is a 501C3 charity headquartered in Northville and is engaged in providing day/evening activities to teens and adults with special needs including vocational and social skills programs. Their goal is to be the nation’s model in equipping people who have special needs with the developmental skills they will need to be contributing members of society. Living and Learning also currently manages the MOD Market in downtown Northville and runs an IT Academy called Exceptional Academy. For more information visit: livingandlearningcenter.org