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 mission of MiSci is to inspire curious minds of all ages to discover, explore and appreciate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a creative, dynamic learning environment.&
Michigan Opera Theatre’s mission is to be the premier, multi-disciplined producer and presenter for opera, musical theatre, and dance in the Great Lakes Region, and to serve as one of the pillars o
Living Arts engages Detroit youth, teachers, and families in transformative experiences in the performing, visual, literary, and media arts. This grant provides general operating support to Li
By immersing students in the joy and power of poetry and literary self-expression, iO inspires them to think broadly, create bravely and share their voices with the wider world. This grant pro
Heritage Works (HW), a Detroit-based cultural arts organization, celebrates the cultural traditions and art forms of multiple cultures represented in our community with a strong emphasis on the anc
The Detroit Historical Society is the only organization dedicated to ensuring that the history of the Detroit region is preserved so that current and future generations of Detroiters can better und
The Detroit Children’s Choir uses the power of music education as a cultural platform to unite children of diverse backgrounds in the Metro Detroit area. This grant provides general operating
Detroit Artists Market is a nonprofit gallery committed to contemporary art and to connecting artists, collectors and communities. This grant provides general operating support to Detroit Arti
CultureSource strengthens the arts and culture sector in Southeast Michigan through advocacy, capacity building and marketing resources in order to cultivate an innovative, collaborative and divers
The College for Creative Studies nurtures the creativity that is vital to the enrichment of modern culture. This grant provides general operating support to College for Creative Studies as par
The Arts League of Michigan develops, presents, preserves and promotes the African and African American cultural arts traditions within our multicultural Community.
The nonprofit organization recycles industrial materials and makes them available for creative use by people of all ages.
The Heidelberg Project's (HP) mission is to changes lives and communities through art. This grant provides general operating support to The Heidelberg Project as part of Round 6 of the Detroit
Vanguard Community Development Corporation is a not-for--profit organization that facilitates the revitalization of the physical, social, and economic fabric of Detroit's Historic North End. T
The Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance's mission is to revitalize and sustain a healthy community where residents have access to and promote a high quality of life. This grant provides proje
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