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Olympia Entertainment & Ilitch Companies

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

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.

Matrix Human Services

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

Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

Henry Ford Health System

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

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

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.

The Nature Conservancy

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.

AFP Interview Series: Allan Gilmour

The former Wayne State University President on revitalizing Midtown

AFP Interview Series: Nominees Ambassador Ronald and Eileen Weiser

The duo strives to improve the welfare of students and children in Michigan

AFP Interview Series: Nominee JPMorgan Chase

The United States’ largest bank is investing millions in the future of Detroit

AFP Interview Series: Nominee Rich Homberg

Rich Homberg became president and CEO of Detroit Public Television in 2008, at the height of the Motor City's recession.

AFP Interview Series: Nominee Detroit Feedback Loop

Wayne State students save food for Detroit’s less fortunate
Darin McKeever

AFP Interview Series: Nominee William Davidson Foundation

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.

AFP Interview Series: Nominee Karen Smithbauer

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.

AFP Interview Series: Nominee Tracy Utech

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?
Do Good

Do Good

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.

Advocacy in the New Age

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.