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.
Located three miles east of downtown Detroit, the Villages include half a dozen historic neighborhoods and Detroit River waterfront communities, each with its own distinctive architectural, histori
Located in Detroit’s Midtown, Wayne State is a comprehensive university offering more than 350 academic and community programs.
Detroit’s nonprofit research and technology park, TechTown, stimulates job growth and small-business creation in Midtown Detroit by developing and housing companies in emerging high-technolog
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
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
Supported by diverse Southeast Michigan faith-based congregations and academic institutions, MOSES trains citizens how to impact public policies to develop more cooperative problem-solving around i
The NextEnergy Center is one of the nation’s leading technology and business accelerators focused on alternative and renewable energy.
Founded in 1955, the agency assists homeless, low-income, and disabled Detroit residents with an array of services ranging from emergency food and clothing to mental health assessment and referral.
The senior center offers a continuum of services, such as advocacy, mental health and case management, to adults with severe mental illness and other disabilities as well as to caregivers and their
The organization has been a leader in one-to-one youth mentoring and fostering positive relationships that have a direct, lasting impact on young people ages 6 through 18.
The new national center, formed by the Genesee Institute and the National Vacant Properties Campaign, promotes policy, research and technical assistance to help communities reduce blight from vacan
The college of art and design enrolls 1,400 graduate and undergraduate students across a variety of disciplines and provides community-based programming. The college also provides board leader
The college of art and design enrolls 1,400 graduate and undergraduate students across a variety of disciplines and provides community-based programming.
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