February 1, 2023
In celebration of Black History Month, we're highlighting the diversity of our team and the voices of our Black team members by exploring why diversity in philanthropy is critical to building more equitable communities.
January 19, 2023
In 2022, CultureSource and 8 Bridges partnered to release a 2022 impact report on the Digital Access for the Arts Program (DAAP), a multifaceted program funded by the Rocket Community Fund and now supported by the Gilbert Family Foundation. Read the full report to learn how the organizations in the […]
January 13, 2023
Councilman Fred Durhal of Detroit's District 7 talks about the vision for the new Tireman-Minock Park, which is part of the city's Strategic Neighborhood Fund initiative. Last year, the Gilbert Family Foundation supported with an additional $275,000. Durhal is joined by JJ Velez, Director of Public Spaces at the Gilbert […]
December 28, 2022
Venture 313 launched in October 2022 as a revolutionary new program to better support Detroit entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey. After a successful launch party and onboarding hundreds of entrepreneurs, the team looks to the future to build momentum with new features, updates, and goals for 2023.
December 23, 2022
Watch the video to learn how the Downtown Detroit Markets and Cadillac Lodge are supporting small business owners and creating a safe, inclusive and vibrant space for residents and visitors to shop, eat and connect during the holiday season.
December 1, 2022
Since 2017, the Small Business Murals Project has elevated the local business community by pairing local artists with Detroit entrepreneurs. To date, 32 murals have been created by 25 artists, featured on local businesses from restaurants to gyms to auto repair shops. The murals are conversation starters and elevate foot […]
November 28, 2022
Together with NW Goldberg Cares, we're proud to support the creation of the Curtis Jones Park. This engaging and inclusive space features an NBA-sized basketball court painted by New York artist Bisco Smith, and will serve a community gathering space for residents in the NW Goldberg neighborhood. Watch the videos […]
November 15, 2022
CultureSource and the Gilbert Family Foundation are excited to announce the 2022 Digital Access for the Arts Program recipients.
October 27, 2022
The Downtown Detroit Markets, funded by the Gilbert Family Foundation and managed with support from Bedrock and the Downtown Detroit Partnership, will feature 18 diverse vendors and the Cadillac Lodge, and will be open through the end of 2022.
October 18, 2022
The Gilbert Family Foundation and Strategic Community Partners announced today the inaugural cohort of the Thriving Neighborhoods Fund, a $500,000 investment in neighborhood-centered nonprofit organizations in Detroit.
September 27, 2022
To support our commitment to creating vibrant and inclusive public spaces for Detroiters, we made a $275,000 investment in Phase II of the expansion and renovation of the Fort Street Bridge Park.
September 8, 2022
The Gilbert Family Foundation today launched Venture 313, a three-year, $10 million commitment that will help fulfill Detroit’s entrepreneurial potential and provide Detroit-based founders with meaningful opportunities to participate in the innovation economy.