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A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
The DIA creates experiences that help each visitor find personal meaning in art, individually and with each other. This grant provides general operating support to The Detroit Institute of Art
The Scarab Club is an enduring home for the cultivation and celebration of the visual, literary and performing arts in Detroit. This grant provides general operating support to The Scarab Club
The mission of Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) is to create a season of innovative, Broadway-quality theatre productions that make audiences smile, laugh and cry, enriching the cultural experience of th
The Detroit Repertory Theatre is the oldest alternative professional theatre in Michigan.
Matrix Theatre Company teaches, creates, and shares theatre as an instrument of transformation, providing programming for youth aged 5 – 18. This grant provides general operating support
The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit has served southeast Michigan communities by recognizing social trends, anticipating community needs and responding with programs and facilities that address local
Plowshares Theatre Company brings to life passionate stories, plays and programs told through the prism of African American life.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, a cultural icon and one of America’s top-ranked performance organizations, attracts more than 400,000 people a year to its concerts and community education and outre
A responsive center for diverse audiences, MOCAD presents art that contextualizes, interprets, educates and expands culture, pushing us to the edges of contemporary experience. This grant prov
The Charles H.
Motown Museum's mission is to preserve, protect, and present the Motown story through authentic, inspirational, and educational experiences for all generations. This grant provides general ope
Mosaic’s mission is to empower young people to maximize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of theatrical and musical art that engages, transforms and ins
As a nationally recognized urban public research university, Wayne State's mission is to create knowledge and prepare a diverse body of students to excel in an increasingly complex and global socie
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