Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

College for Creative Studies

Detroit, Michigan



The college of art and design enrolls 1,400 graduate and undergraduate students across a variety of disciplines and provides community-based programming. This grant underwrote the launch, in 2013, of the inaugural Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts, a multidisciplinary arts event designed to bring engaging performance to a street level in Detroit’s Brightmoor neighborhood and to support neighborhood revitalization.