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.
Former Michigan Gov.
The association’s community-based program works to reduce the risk of childhood lead poisoning in Detroit through in-home lead testing and removal, information campaigns, training programs, a
The institute supports nonprofit resource mobilization and sustainability in South Africa and neighboring countries.
The university delivers student-centered undergraduate and graduate education in an urban context, and is home to the Detroit Collaborative Design Center, a community outreach program of the School
Serving Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties, the organization is committed to bringing together partners across all sectors to address community concerns and to create sustainable community change.
Through its comprehensive approach to community revitalization, the organization has leveraged residential mortgages, preserved real estate assets, allowed families facing foreclosure to stay in th
Since 1957, the coalition of businesses and community interests has worked with investors, entrepreneurs, customers, and neighbors to drive innovation and economic development in Southwest Detroit
Established in 1970 as a response to environmental concerns, the council works to inform Southeast Michigan residents and empower them to protect the land, air, water, and diversity of life.
Eastern Market has been supplying Detroit-area residents with fresh food since 1891 and currently draws more than 2 million market visitors annually.
The organization engages in business attraction, downtown redevelopment, and financing programs.
The professional association provides research, advocacy, marketing, and professional-development services to nonprofit arts and culture organizations in a seven-county area.
To divert building materials from landfills, the nonprofit salvage and resale organization trains Detroit residents to deconstruct vacant houses by hand and offers the salvaged materials for r
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