Author: Denise Temple (Denise Temple)

$2.5 Million in Grants Approved Dec. 2015
December 31, 2015March 28, 2017
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$2.5 Million in Grants Approved Dec. 2015

Highlights: Support a collaborative effort to develop a public health action plan in southwest Detroit to raise public knowledge and engagement on the social and health effects of pollution Help strengthen Detroit’s local food system by streamlining licensing and permitting for food operations and creating other policies to help Detroit capture a larger local share...

2014 Grant Announcements
December 31, 2014March 28, 2017
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2014 Grant Announcements

December 2014 Grants Announcement Click Here and Grants List Click Here September 2014 Grants Announcement Click Here and Grants List Click Here April and June 2014 Grants Announcement Click Here and Grants List Click Here

The Grand Bargain
January 13, 2014March 28, 2017
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The Grand Bargain

A Statement to the People of Detroit – Monday, January 13, 2014 A foundation working group, which includes the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, William Davidson Foundation, Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation, Ford Foundation, Hudson-Webber Foundation, Kresge Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, McGregor Fund, and Charles Stewart Mott Foundation...

2013 Grant Announcements
December 31, 2013March 28, 2017
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2013 Grant Announcements

December 2013 Grants Announcement Click Here December 2013 Grants List Click Here June 2013 Grants Click Here March 2013 Grants Click Here and EBlast Click Here

Fred Erb Dies Jan. 2013; Barbara Dies 10 Months Later
November 12, 2013March 29, 2017
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Fred Erb Dies Jan. 2013; Barbara Dies 10 Months Later

Click the heading above and then links below to read the articles in Crain’s Detroit Business regarding the deaths of our founders, Fred and Barbara Erb. Crain’s Detroit Business Article  “Philanthropist Barbara Erb Dies at 89” Click Here Crain’s Detroit Business Article “Erb Lumber builder, Philanthropist Dies at 90” Click Here

2012 Grant Announcements
December 31, 2012March 28, 2017
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2012 Grant Announcements

The following are the quarterly grants announcements shared by the Foundation in 2012. December 2012 Grants Click Here and Press Release September 2012 Grants Click Here June 2012 Grants Click Here March 2012 Grants Click Here

2012 Articles on RecoveryPark
April 26, 2012March 28, 2017
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2012 Articles on RecoveryPark

April 26, 2012 – Crain’s Detroit Business article “Erb Foundation Gives $1 Million to SHAR Foundation for urban farming project on Detroit’s east side“ April 20, 2012 – Detroit Free Press article “Erb Foundation Pledges $1 Million for Proposed RecoveryPark farm in Detroit”