Bank of America Charitable Foundation awards $1.1 million to metro Detroit nonprofits helping those in financial stress

Bank of America Charitable Foundation awards $1.1 million to metro Detroit nonprofits helping those in financial stress

Metro Detroit families and individuals facing difficult financial decisions will get more help from 39 Detroit nonprofits thanks to a $1.1 million award from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The foundation celebrated its annual “Detroit Day of Giving” on Nov. 14 by distributing the dollars to the organizations that work to ensure individuals and […]

Detroit’s Rivertown readies for improvements to waterfront

Detroit’s Rivertown readies for improvements to waterfront

These days Chip Rohde finds himself a little busier than usual. As spokesperson for the Rivertown Detroit Association, his job is keeping residents and businesses in neighborhoods adjacent to the city’s popular waterfront excited about investments, events and attractions there. While downtown areas, including what Rohde calls the “sliver on the river,” continue attracting revitalization, […]

Bank of America funds service organizations’ programs critical to neighborhood stabilization

Bank of America funds service organizations’ programs critical to neighborhood stabilization

An increasing number of Detroit neighborhoods are garnering unprecedented interest and investment. That’s a good thing for everyone, according to Matt Elliott, Bank of America’s (BOA) Michigan market president, who is excited to see evidence of rising property values in pocketed blocks throughout Detroit. The gaps? That’s what Elliott and his team look to lessen […]