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.
The membership association of nearly 6,000 colleges, universities, schools, and school districts focuses on strengthening student opportunities for access and success, and is best known for its adm
The nonpartisan public-policy research and advocacy organization was founded in 2000.
Established by federal agencies and the Ford Foundation, MDRC combines research, experience, and know-how to improve the lives of low-income individuals and influence public policy and practice.
Committed to publishing works of educational, cultural, social, and community value, it has released more than 1,000 titles since 1990, including winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Aw
The foundation recruits talented, low-income students from inner-city high schools who may be overlooked by traditional college-admissions processes and sends cohorts of these students on full scho
Since 1993, the nonprofit charitable organization has served as an advocate for county residents lacking the resources to pay for health care and as an administrator of gap-filling programs for Mon
The nonprofit organization seeks to expand and transform primary care in underserved communities to improve health outcomes, lower health costs, and reduce disparities.
The nonprofit organization develops, implements, and advocates strategic solutions to prevent disease and improve community health.
The independent nonprofit organization is dedicated to promoting high-quality, energy-efficient lighting in New York City.
The nonprofit organization serves as a vehicle for foundations, corporations, and individuals to contribute to the city’s public programs.
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.
Launched in 1970, the national organization has been a leader in building the environmental movement and helping formulate environmental laws.
Founded in New York City after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the restaurant-workers organization, with 8,000 members in eight locations, seeks to improve the pay and job conditions of the nation&rsqu
The corporation was established in 2010 to develop financing products to fund energy-efficiency retrofits in commercial, institutional, nonprofit, and multifamily buildings.
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