Category: Grant Announcement

June 19, 2019June 19, 2019
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June 2019 Grants

We are pleased to share the news of $3.8 million in new and continuing grants approved at our June board meeting. Six grants totaling nearly $500,000 will continue Detroit’s strong jazz tradition by educating the next generation of jazz musicians. The funding will: Continue intensive jazz education programming at the Carr Center, Detroit Jazz Festival,Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and MSU...

March 8, 2018March 8, 2018
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March 2018 Grants Announcement

$2.1 million in new and continuing grants were approved at our March 7 board meeting. The grants will: Provide continued general operating support to a set of watershed organizations in metro Detroit and Bayfield, Ontario. As the caretakers of our rivers, watershed organizations are core to the Foundation’s mission. This sustained support has been a...

September 2017 Grants Announcement
September 23, 2017September 26, 2017
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September 2017 Grants Announcement

$5.5 million in new and continuing grants were approved at our September 13 board meeting. Nearly half of the grants were awarded to arts organizations, underscoring the Foundation’s commitment to a culturally vibrant City of Detroit, where the arts contribute to a sustainable region by fostering economic, social, and creative well-being. These grants include: A...

$4.2 Million in Grants June 2017
June 19, 2017September 18, 2017
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$4.2 Million in Grants June 2017

The grants will: Incorporate green stormwater infrastructure into 1.6 miles of new bike lanes in Capitol Park; bring together a cohort of environmental organizations to augment the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department’s restructured drainage charge program through improved communications and resident support; initiate planning for an artful and collaborative stormwater management demonstration site between the...

$2.4 Million in Grants March 2017
March 15, 2017April 3, 2017
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$2.4 Million in Grants March 2017

Two grants will help Greening of Detroit expand its tree nursery and Central Detroit Christian CDC re-tool its indoor fish farm, and provide an additional $50,000 to Greening as a challenge grant to help raise operating funds. Additional grants will: Support the development of a Sustainability Action Plan by the City of Detroit Research affordable...