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 community-health collaborative works to improve services for medically underserved populations by coordinating the efforts of local health systems, public health agencies, community-health cent
The institution of arts and design offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees to students while preparing them for careers.
The community-development organization delivers comprehensive programs and services to youth and adults in Southwest Detroit, and leads the Consortium of Hispanic Agencies, a collaborative of six s
The land bank promotes neighborhood stabilization and economic growth through the acquisition, management and disposition of tax-delinquent properties that have reverted to city ownership.
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
The open-air art environment created by founder and artistic director Tyree Guyton uses discarded everyday objects to create a two-block area of color, symbolism and intrigue in an eastside neighbo
The organization is the nonprofit economic-growth arm of the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. and engages in business attraction, urban redevelopment and financing programs.
Formerly WARM Training Center, the organization promotes the development of resource-efficient, affordable, healthy homes and communities through education, training and technical assistance.
In collaboration with member agencies, the Feeding America network and program partners, Gleaners distributes millions of pounds of donated and purchased food to people in need in southeastern Mich
M-1 RAIL (Regional Area Initial Link) is a nonprofit, public/private partnership of Detroit business and civic leaders formed in 2008 to promote economic development and advance light-rail transit
The organization serves as the primary development agency in Midtown Detroit, building on the area’s cultural, educational and medical assets.
The artist-led, community-based organization promotes neighborhood stabilization and revitalization through the arts and creative enterprises.
The university delivers student-centered undergraduate and graduate education in an urban context, and is home to the Detroit Collaborative Design Center, a community outreach program of the School
The community-development organization encourages residents, neighborhood groups, business associations and institutions to work together to improve the quality of life on the east side.
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