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.
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.
The national membership organization for professional private and public-sector grantmakers for arts and arts-related activities seeks to support arts funders and to strengthen and expand the field
Over the past 15 years, the center has developed a critical mass of small businesses owned by community residents by providing business training and capital to 4,000 entrepreneurs, and nurturing st
The nonprofit organization partners with other stakeholders to design a food system that upholds the fundamental right to healthy, fresh, sustainably grown food.
The nonprofit organization extends free legal advice and representation to low-income and elderly residents and operates the Michigan Poverty Law Program, which offers services to local legal-aid p
The nonprofit organization, owned by the six Minnesota synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, offers adoption, financial, refuge, counseling, housing, and other services to children,
The organization provides research, advocacy, and innovative policy models, and engages citizen action on energy issues.
The university’s Clean Energy Prize competition, launched in 2008 to advance the commercialization of clean-energy technologies, awards cash prizes for promising business ideas while offering
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