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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.
The top-ranked research university anchors the School of Public Health, which is establishing a Center of Excellence in Public Health Workforce to address work force capacity issues within local pu
The university’s faculty includes one of the nation’s leading scholars on minority-serving institutions.
U3 Ventures specializes in projects that leverage the employment base, procurement volume and facilities of universities and medical institutions to improve their surrounding neighborhoods.
The corporation was founded in 2001 by the Enterprise Center, a minority-business accelerator, to promote minority entrepreneurship and wealth creation through strategic investments, programs, and
In 1990 the University of Michigan founded the Prison Creative Arts Project, which provides arts education, artist mentoring, workshops, and exhibits to encourage the creation of original works of
Started as a grassroots effort to transform vacant lots into art parks for children in distressed neighborhoods, the village has evolved into a national leader with a successful track record of str
The prominent teaching and research university includes the Stephen M.
Located in the historic Michigan Theater, the foundation provides the most extensive film program in the state and presents the annual Ann Arbor Film Festival as well as a full roster of live perfo
The food bank collects, processes, and distributes nearly 11 million pounds of food annually to 126 nonprofits.
The center is a leading advocate for improving children’s environmental health.
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