May 24, 2023
The celebration of today's Southwest Greenway opening included an announcement of more than $70 million in new funding for the Unified Greenway Campaign, a collaborative effort to raise $350 million which will be used to complete the world-class Detroit Riverfront, fund construction of the Joe Louis Greenway, and create an […]
May 18, 2023
City, Gilbert Family Foundation and CHN Housing Partners Team Up to Expand Housing Support for Detroiters, Simplifying Access to Critical Resources
The City of Detroit, Gilbert Family Foundation, and CHN Housing Partners have teamed up to transform how Detroiters access housing resources and services, anchored by a new centralized City hotline and a $10 million investment from the Gilbert Family Foundation.
May 11, 2023
The Gilbert Family Foundation and Bedrock has announced the launch of applications for the 2023 Downtown Detroit Winter Markets season.
March 22, 2023
Gilbert Family Foundation Invests In Racial Equity Work Through Partnerships With Metro-Detroit Black Business Alliance As MDBBA Celebrates Two Years Of Impact
The Gilbert Family Foundation has committed $600,000 over three years to support the Metro Detroit Black Business Alliance's core programs.
November 15, 2022
CultureSource and the Gilbert Family Foundation are excited to announce the 2022 Digital Access for the Arts Program recipients.
November 14, 2022
Gilbert Family Foundation Invests $23 Million Toward Curing Neurofibromatosis with Launch of New Brain Tumor Initiative and Expanded Support for Vision Restoration Initiative
The Gilbert Family Foundation today announced $23 million in grants to fund research projects as part of the organization’s Vision Restoration Initiative (VRI) and Brain Tumor Initiative (BTI).
October 27, 2022
Bedrock and the Gilbert Family Foundation Announce the Return of the Downtown Detroit Markets and Cadillac Lodge
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
Gilbert Family Foundation Commits $500,000 To Activate Public Space and Strengthen Nonprofit Stability in Neighborhoods Across Detroit
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 8, 2022
Gilbert Family Foundation Launches Venture 313 to Build on Support of Detroit’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
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.
May 23, 2022
Gilbert Family Foundation Announces $13 Million Detroit Eviction Defense Fund, Supporting Low-Income Detroit Families Facing Eviction
We are excited to announce the creation of the Detroit Eviction Defense Fund, which will invest $12 million over three years into three Detroit-based organizations that will provide low-income Detroit families facing eviction proceedings with legal representation. This investment is expected to benefit nearly 6,000 families per year.
May 3, 2022
The Gilbert Family Foundation, ProMedica and DTE Energy today debuted the Detroit Home Repair Fund (DHRF), which will build capacity for non-profit partners to provide low-income Detroit homeowners with critical home repairs.
October 12, 2021
The Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design Petitions to Become the Nation’s First HBCU to Reopen
Today the PENSOLE Lewis College of Business and Design (PLC) has proposed draft legislation for state authorization to be recognized as Michigan’s single HBCU with the intention to become the nation’s first-ever re-opened HBCU.