Detroit

Detroit
$100,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The comprehensive, urban research university offers more than 400 academic and community programs. The university’s Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society is using this grant to implement CitizensDetroit, an initiative to educate and mobilize residents on city government policies, governance and decision-making processes.

Washington
$200,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The trust works with financial institutions and local housing providers to reclaim and stabilize neighborhoods hit hard by foreclosure and abandonment. Through this two-year grant, it is assisting Detroit government agencies and local nonprofits with the acquisition and renovation or demolition of foreclosed and abandoned properties, as part of a citywide effort to eliminate blight and revitalize residential areas.

Boston
$100,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The national network of nonprofit housing developers and lenders seeks to build affordable housing that uplifts low- and moderate-income residents and contributes to more vibrant communities. Funding is being used to conduct an assessment and create a business plan for a nonprofit neighborhood-development partnership to support revitalization work in the city’s residential areas.

Detroit
$30,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The Detroit Regional Chamber connects Michigan’s business community and helps its 20,000 members and affiliates grow businesses through sharing best practices, networking and advocacy. This grant enables up to 25 Detroit-area business, civic and government leaders to attend a peer-learning exchange with their counterparts in New Orleans and to apply lessons learned to the revitalization of Detroit and Southeast Michigan.

Detroit
$350,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The community development financial institution assists in revitalizing economically distressed areas of Detroit by providing loans and technical assistance to small-business owners, developers, building owners and contractors. Assistance from a three-year grant supports the fund’s existing programs and expanded business services for small and minority-owned businesses and first-time homebuyers.

Detroit
$240,000
Grant awarded in 2014

Formerly the Cultural Alliance of Southeastern Michigan, the professional association provides research, advocacy, marketing and professional development services to nonprofit arts and culture organizations in a seven-county area. Funding from this two-year grant continues support for the organization’s general operations.

Detroit
$250,000
Grant awarded in 2014

Serving the seven-county metropolitan Detroit region, the foundation helps donors, volunteers and community membersidentify important issues, share ideas and build financial resources to achieve long-term change. This grant supports the new, centralized Office of Grants Management established by the city of Detroit to oversee federal, state and private grants.

Detroit
$150,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The organization is the trade association for nonprofit community development organizations that share a commitment to promoting community-based, sustainable development grounded in grass-roots participation and empowerment. It is using this grant to develop seven placemaking projects in Detroit neighborhoods through collaboration with Detroit Future City and the Project for Public Spaces.

Detroit
$10,000
Grant awarded in 2014

This two-year grant is part of the Detroit Program’s Kresge Arts Support initiative, which provides unrestricted operating support to small, midsize and large organizations in the performing, visual and literary arts in metro Detroit’s Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Detroit
$10,000
Grant awarded in 2014

This two-year grant is part of the Detroit Program’s Kresge Arts Support initiative, which provides unrestricted operating support to small, midsize and large organizations in the performing, visual and literary arts in metro Detroit’s Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.