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 full-service medical, dental, and behavioral health center traditionally serves residents in and around St. Paul’s North End.
The top-ranked research university anchors the School of Public Health, which is establishing a Center of Excellence in Public Health Workforce to address work force capacity issues within local pu
This innovative organization uses micro philanthropy in an online format to connect small grant donors and volunteers with groups in need of funding to carry out neighborhood environmental projects
Working side by side with utilities, operators of electric-transmission grids, regulators, and other stakeholders, the nonprofit organization aims to bring wind power to market in the Midwest.
The organization provides research, advocacy, and innovative policy models and engages citizen support for renewable energy.
In 1990 the University of Michigan founded the Prison Creative Arts Project, which provides arts education, artist mentoring, workshops, and exhibits to encourage the creation of original works of
The Wing Luke Museum connects visitors to the rich history, culture, and art of Asian Pacific Americans through innovative community-led programs that encourage multigenerational understanding and
Founded by artists in 1978, On the Boards introduces audiences to international innovators in contemporary dance, theater, and music while developing and presenting new works by Northwest performin
The prominent teaching and research university includes the Stephen M.
In response to the economic crisis, our trustees approved one-time operating support grants in 2009 and 2010 to recent grant recipients for safety-net services such as food, shelter, and other emer
Located in the historic Michigan Theater, the foundation provides the most extensive film program in the state and presents the annual Ann Arbor Film Festival as well as a full roster of live perfo
The program provides intensive college-access assistance and services to underserved high school juniors and seniors in the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee and Minnesota’s Twin Cities.
Dedicated to improving the lives of children through public education, advocacy and research, the Children's Defense Fund's Minnesota office created the Bridge to Benefits project to bolste
The center is a leading advocate for improving children’s environmental health.
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