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 investments made since 2008, updated quarterly.
The community development financial institution assists in revitalizing economically distressed areas of Detroit by providing loans and technical assistance to small-business owners, developers, bu
A CDFI made up of two credit unions, a nonprofit loan und and an advocacy group.
CRF is a CDFI servicer for nontraditional loan portfolios that include small business loans, residential mortgages and financing for community facilities.
Eastern Market has supplied Detroit-area residents with fresh food since 1891 and currently draws more than 2 million market visitors annually.
Marygrove College is a 90-year-old private Catholic school in Northwest Detroit with a mission to train the next generation of urban leaders.
A nonprofit CDFI based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, that lends and provides technical assistance to nonprofits with a focus on community facilities, affordable housing, and arts and cultural organiza
A CDFI that is a servicer for nontraditional loan portfolios that include small business loans, residential mortgages and financing for community facilities.
This fund, housed at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, will provide strategic operating support to anchor institutions in Northwest Detroit, targeted at the Livernois-McNichols neigh
This loan guarantee to the community development financial institution Invest Detroit supports a $5 million loan from Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the private investment bank.
Capital Impact Partners, a certified nonprofit community development financial institution, convened local and national partners to launch the Woodward Corridor Investment Fund.
Invest Detroit is a community development financial institution that provides financing in the City of Detroit.
The national economic-empowerment program provides financial education and affordable loans to low-wage earners, enabling them to purchase used cars for transportation to jobs, school and other act
In 2009, we made program-related investments to 14 human services organizations that were providing food, shelter and other emergency services during the economic crisis.
First Children’s Finance is a community development financial institution that provides financing and advisory services in 10 states for child care facilities serving low and moderate income famili
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