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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.
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A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
Grounded Solutions Network is a national nonprofit membership organization that works to cultivate communities – equitable, inclusive and rich in opportunity – by advancing affordable housing solut
The coalition of 70 environmental, public health and faith-based organizations promotes state and national policies to protect Michigan’s water, landscape and communities, and supports programs on
We the People works to build a multi-racial, working class constituency across Michigan engaged in community organizing, development of leaders and building a unified, proactive agenda rooted in ec
MNA is a statewide membership organization helping nonprofits advance their missions.
This grant will allow the International Living Future Institute, working in partnership with BuildingGreen and the Resilient Design Institute, to plan and host the inaugural Building Resilience Con
This grant will provide general operating support to EcoDistricts, an organization dedicated to “advancing equitable and environmentally positive urban regeneration by providing a suite of tools an
The association of 300 foundations and corporations is dedicated to leveraging philanthropic investments to improve educational outcomes. GFE organizes and leads an annual conference, hosts se
The trade association for Michigan’s 28 community colleges provides coordination, professional development and legislative advocacy for its members. For three years, this grant will assist MCC
With a national network of 43 colleges in 23 states, the dropout-recovery program uses a college-based model to help homeless and other hard-to-serve students complete high school and earn college
EcoDistricts, formerly the Portland Sustainability Institute, provides the people, tools, services and training to help cities and urban-development practitioners create neighborhoods that are
The Nature Conservancy works to build healthy cities where both people and nature can thrive.
Prevention Michigan is a statewide organization that builds the capacity of diverse grassroots organizations to carry out resident-driven solutions to community issues.
The Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) seeks to increase college readiness, participation and completion rates in Michigan, particularly among low-income, first-generation and minority students
This grant will support the Urban Waters Learning Network to build resources and provide learning opportunities to foster community driven urban water management and strengthen the capacity of
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