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 national health research and policy organization brings stakeholders together to address the current and future needs of an evolving health system, inform health policy and translate evidence i
The university is home to the National Medical Legal Partnership, a nonpartisan organization that offers federal health policymakers high-level, unbiased information and analysis on key health-poli
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 scholarship fund provides financial, academic and personal support to Asian American and Pacific Islander students while promoting policies and research designed to enhance their access to and
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 provides coordination, best-practices assistance and practice-based regulatory-reform leadership to its membership base of national nonprofit affordable-housing corporations.
Through research, public policy and programs, Excelencia seeks to improve postsecondary access and success for Latino students.
The institute seeks to improve energy efficiency in the built environment through research, education, policy change, program initiatives and building-code regulations.
The national nonpartisan research and policy institute provides rigorous analysis on federal and state budgets and programs to strengthen the safety net and protect pathways to economic security.
The organization is the nonprofit economic-growth arm of the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. and engages in business attraction, urban redevelopment and financing programs.
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