Nothing significant in this world has ever happened,
without someone believing in it first.


Our Passions

Curing NF (neurofibromatosis)

We support groundbreaking, cutting-edge research to accelerate a cure for NF, a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves anywhere in the body. NF affects nearly three million people worldwide.

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Transforming Detroit

Initiatives that will transform and rebuild the Gilberts’ home city of Detroit, Michigan and enhance the lives of its residents are currently under development. More details to come.

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Who We Are

About GFF

The Gilbert Family Foundation was established in 2015 by Dan and Jennifer Gilbert.

Dan Gilbert

Dan Gilbert is Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans, the nation's largest mortgage lender, Founder and Chairman of Rock Ventures LLC, the umbrella entity for his portfolio of over 100 businesses and real estate investments, and Chairman of the 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Dan is also a key leader in the resurgence of Detroit.

Jennifer Gilbert

Jennifer Gilbert founded Amber Engine in 2015, a Detroit-based home furnishings services and solutions technology company. She also co- founded dPOP, a full-service commercial interior design studio located in the heart of Detroit.

It’s only the passive observers of life who say “I’ll believe it when I see it.” We take the opposite approach and lead with our hearts and minds. We know the truth: If we truly believe in something, we can – and will – impact the outcome. If we believe in ourselves first, we dramatically increase our odds of success. If we believe it can happen, then it will.