We are an institution that is deeply committed to sharing the lessons that result from our work with grantees and partners through storytelling, research and convenings.
Our programs seek to expand opportunity for low-income people so they can gain the tools and supports needed to lead self-determined lives and join the economic mainstream.
We deploy an array of grantmaking and social investing tools – usually in partnership with nonprofit, public, private and philanthropic organizations – to address society’s most intractable problems.
We are a private, national foundation that works to expand opportunities in America’s cities through grantmaking and social investing in arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services and community development in Detroit.
A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
With its focus on the long-term economic, environmental, and social well-being of the Northern Plains, the institute is working to accelerate the transition to a renewable, low-carbon energy system
The university’s Center for Urban Studies created and oversees a Lead Housing Database that links houses in Detroit and Wayne County to multiple cases of lead-poisoned children.
The university has a long history of community outreach, education of health care workers, and care delivery to vulnerable populations.
The nonprofit corporation provides economic opportunities to north Minneapolis residents through its portfolio of work force, housing, social enterprise, and community development programs.
The nonprofit promotes community ownership of wind-energy projects by educating landowners and residents, offering technical assistance to communities, and building strong, supportive public polici
Established in response to the 1986 worldwide farm crisis, the institute works locally and globally to develop policies and best practices that ensure food, farm, and trade systems are fair and sus
The health care provider offers a wide spectrum of medical services to individuals in metropolitan Detroit and serves as a center for education and medical research.
The organization has been a leader in one-to-one youth mentoring and fostering positive relationships that have a direct, lasting impact on young people ages 6 through 18
DEGA is Detroit’s lead nonprofit entity engaged in economic development.
The nonprofit community development coalition was founded by 14 churches in Detroit working to improve the quality of life along the Gratiot Avenue corridor.
DAPCEP provides out-of-school educational enrichment to prepare students to pursue careers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.
The community-development organization delivers comprehensive programs and services to youth and adults in Southwest Detroit, and leads the Consortium of Hispanic Agencies, a collaborative of six s
The land bank was established by the Detroit City Council in 2008 to promote neighborhood stabilization and economic growth through the acquisition, management, and disposition of tax-delinquent pr
The Detroit Parent Network strengthens parental involvement with children in the home, at school, and in the community through workshops, support groups, and training sessions in leadership, advoca
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