Kresge awards record $2.4 million to 25 community projects across Detroit

Kresge awards record $2.4 million to 25 community projects across Detroit

The Kresge Foundation has awarded a record $2.4 million in grants to 25 nonprofit community organizations across Detroit. These grants bring the total of planning and implementation grants to 99 and the total dollars awarded to $9.2 million since 2015. The implementation projects include new pathways and arts programming in Brightmoor’s Eliza Howell Park, a […]

City of Detroit wants residents involved in creating sustainability plan to grow economy, add jobs, improve neighborhoods

City of Detroit wants residents involved in creating sustainability plan to grow economy, add jobs, improve neighborhoods

The City of Detroit has launched community engagement plan that it hopes will results in sustainable actions to improve the quality of life, provide greater economic opportunities, protect public health, and address climate impacts in the city. The City is not going it alone. It is committed to taking input from at least 7,000 Detroiters […]

Develop Detroit to build or renovate 70 homes in North End and Grandmont-Rosedale neighborhoods

Develop Detroit to build or renovate 70 homes in North End and Grandmont-Rosedale neighborhoods

Develop Detroit will build or rehab or build 70 new homes in the North End and Grandmont-Rosedale neighborhoods. It is the first project of this type for the nonprofit real estate developer and is the first scaled, for-sale, new construction in the North End in decades. Homes built in Grandmont-Rosedale will be in partnership with […]

Enroll now! More than 8,000 summer jobs open for Detroit’s young people

Enroll now! More than 8,000 summer jobs open for Detroit’s young people

More than 8,000 young Detroiters will be able find jobs with area businesses and organizations this summer. The application process is now open for Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT). Youth looking for summer employment, as well as companies and organizations that want to provide summer jobs or be a sponsor, can go to www.GDYT.org to sign up. […]

ARISE Detroit! documentary celebrates decade of bringing neighborhoods together

For years hundreds and hundreds of Detroiters have worked behind the scenes to improve the city and its neighborhoods. They were here before business moguls began buying buildings downtown Detroit. Before national retail chains and restaurants came back to the city and before hipsters and the new creative class started discovering Detroit. Their work and […]

The FAFSA Makes College Possible

The FAFSA Makes College Possible

Research shows students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are more likely to go on to college. But millions of students eligible for financial aid do not fill out the FAFSA – leaving billions of dollars on the table and their potential unfulfilled.In partnership with the National College Access Network, the Kresge […]

Detroit Mercy discusses role in renewal on eve of $100 million campaign announcement

Detroit Mercy discusses role in renewal on eve of $100 million campaign announcement

Yet another call for investment is being made in Detroit’s neighborhoods and it’s a big one. University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine Garibaldi’s announcement of a $100 million campaign that will support scholarships, academic programs, faculty research and state-of-the-art facilities, while eventually increasing its endowment to attract more students to help revitalize Detroit and train […]

1 2 3