Ilitch Charities is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that invests in Detroit’s future by supporting innovative, collaborative, and measurable programs in the areas of community development, human services, education, and recreation through contributions from the Ilitch Companies, their colleagues, and the generosity of others.
Mercy Education Project serves low-income women and girls in Detroit because educated women uplift communities and create opportunities to change the cycles of poverty.
At Matrix Human Services, we give hope to the most vulnerable people by providing extensive human services programs and care to all segments of our community, from early childhood programs, through teens at risk, to adult workforce and financial education, HIV prevention and aftercare and supportive services for our seniors in need.
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.
Henry Ford Health System is one of the nation’s leading comprehensive, integrated health systems, providing health insurance and health care delivery including acute, specialty, primary, and preventive care services backed by excellence in research and education.
Franklin-Wright’s values are based on the settlement house concept of self-help for the continuous improvement and preservation of the family. Franklin-Wright Settlements (FWS) strives to achieve this through excellence in service and equality of treatment.
The Children’s Foundation fulfills its mission by awarding grants for programs that support a collaborative approach to advancing the health and wellness of children.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital raises funds and builds awareness to sustain its mission to advance cures — and means of prevention — for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment, while honoring the memory and heritage of its founder, Danny Thomas.
Founded in 1951, The Nature Conservancy works in 72 countries and all 50 states. It creates innovative, pragmatic, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest challenges, so nature and people can thrive together.
The former Wayne State University President on revitalizing Midtown
The duo strives to improve the welfare of students and children in Michigan
The United States’ largest bank is investing millions in the future of Detroit
Rich Homberg became president and CEO of Detroit Public Television in 2008, at the height of the Motor City's recession.
Wayne State students save food for Detroit’s less fortunate
William Davidson established his namesake foundation in 2005, prioritizing Jewish life and education, economic, cultural, and civic vitality of southeastern Michigan and Israel for his philanthropic efforts.
The Autism Alliance of Michigan has nominated Karen Wilson Colina Smithbauer for the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Edmund T. Ahee Jewel Award for Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser.
With over 20 years of experience, Utech and her team have championed funds that have seen benefit outside of Wayne State’s campus.
Social media platforms allow activists to support the causes they’re passionate about from the comfort of their own computers, tablets, or cellular devices. Can this method effect true change?
Donors, fundraising professionals, and volunteers will shine at the 2018 Philanthropy Day Awards. Hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Detroit Chapter, the awards recognize the works of local philanthropists.
Emma Gonzalez, a graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. and outspoken activist, stood on stage with the U.S. Capitol outlined behind her.