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 foundation, which provides low-cost loans and nontraditional financial assistance to organizations promoting community development and strengthening the physical condition of the city, is a cri
Detroit Strategic Framework, Inc.
Education Commission of the States (ECS) partners with education policy leaders to address issues by sharing resources and expertise. This two-year grant supports ECS's scaling of develo
Education Commission of the States (ECS) partners with education policy leaders to address issues by sharing resources and expertise.
Education Commission of the States (ECS) partners with education policy leaders to address issues by sharing resources and expertise. This grant adds another scaling site to the initial cohort
Located in Detroit’s Midtown, Wayne State is a comprehensive university offering more than 350 academic and community programs. This grant supports Wayne State University to conduct a feasibil
Invest Detroit is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that finances and supports business development, commercial real estate, entrepreneurs, and high-tech companies in Detroit and
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 fund provides scholarships to Native American students and supports the country’s tribal colleges and universities.
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
University of Detroit Mercy is Michigan's largest and most comprehensive Catholic university, offering more than 100 academic degrees and programs through seven schools and colleges.
The foundation is part of a collaborative known as Mile High Connects, which to promote equitable transit-oriented development through the Denver region's $7.8 billion FasTracks project, one of the
The organization develops and implements strategies to improve student achievement and ensure all Detroit children have access to a high-quality education.
The foundation provides capacity-building services to the Denver arts and cultural community. This 11-month grant supports work was to improve the community's ability to deploy capital, w
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