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A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
This grant supports the Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange, a city-to-city practitioner network that seeks to accelerate research, innovation, and implementation around green stormwater
This grant will support the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance (CNCA), an international network of cities at the vanguard of efforts to transition from fossil fuels to clean energy in ways that that al
As one of the largest chambers of commerce in the nation, the Detroit Regional Chamber connects Michigan’s business community and helps its 20,000 members and affiliates grow businesses through bes
The University of Texas at Austin is one of the nation’s most prominent public flagship institutions. The university’s Charles A.
The alliance is a data-driven education collaborative which works to build an education pipeline to Austin to influence the regional economy.
Located in Detroit’s Midtown, Wayne State is a comprehensive university offering more than 350 academic and community programs. This two-year grant will support the Undergraduate Student Succe
The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) is a national association dedicated to the advancement of development finance concerns and interests.
As part of the Fresh, Local and Equitable (FreshLo) cross-team initiative between the Arts & Culture and Health programs, this two-year grant will provide support to accelerate neighborhood pro
This two-year grant, a cross-team endeavor between the Arts & Culture and Health programs as part of the Fresh, Local and Equitable Initiative (FreshLo), will connect Inner-City Muslim Action N
As part of Theaster Gates’s constellation of organizations and initiatives that reimagine blighted neighborhoods on Chicago’s South Side, the ReBuild Foundation has launched three cultural hubs foc
Fresh Coast Capital is a project-development group comprising community organizers, engineers, environmental scientists and finance professionals helping cities implement comprehensive green infras
The foundation serves as a vehicle for donors, volunteers and community members to identify important issues, share ideas and build financial resources to make positive long-term change. This
The committee works to support marginalized communities whose voices are most often left out of decision-making processes that affect them. This membership grant supports the organization’s ef
GenesisHOPE serves the Islandview neighborhood in east Detroit, supporting youth, economic and business development and working to align neighborhood initiatives with citywide efforts.
Villages CDC has served the Indian Village, West Village and Islandview neighborhoods in east Detroit for 10 years, advancing economic development and blight-removal initiatives, including the
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