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 private, nonprofit college offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in architecture, art and design, information and library science and liberal arts and sciences.
The organization extends free legal advice and representation to low-income and elderly residents and operates Farmworker Legal Services and the Michigan Poverty Law Program, which provides state s
The independent legal organization, established by the University of Michigan Law School, provides free legal advice and representation to jobless workers filing for unemployment benefits in an eig
Over the past 20 years, the culinary job training and placement program for individuals who are disadvantaged and may be experiencing homelessness has empowered 6,500 people and served 5.5 million
Michigan is the nation’s leading university for research spending, which currently totals $1.33 billion, and is home to the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.
The foundation serves California’s 112 community colleges, providing resource development and advancement, program and grant management, systemwide purchasing, financial services, information
The independent arts organization supports artists across all creative disciplines through its grantmaking and fiscal sponsorship, online services and resources and professional-development trainin
The statewide public interest group works to promote healthy communities and cities while protecting farmland, forests and shorelines.
The nonpartisan membership organization provides technical and networking services to elected officials, city planners and other key leaders committed to achieving more livable, prosperous and sust
The multiracial, intergenerational, grassroots organization is dedicated to the development of southwest Brooklyn and the empowerment of its residents through broad-based environmental, sustainable
The nonpartisan membership organization provides inspiration, technical assistance and networking to local elected officials and other dedicated community leaders who are working to create healthy,
The former apartheid government founded the historically black institution, located near Cape Town, to serve "colored" South Africans only, but the University of the Western Cape embraced
The center is a leading advocate for improving children’s environmental health.
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