Detroit’s Strategic Neighborhood Fund Gets $2.5 Million in Philanthropic Support

On June 1, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced that they are investing $1.5 million in Detroit’s Strategic Neighborhood Fund. The Strategic Neighborhood Fund is a public-private partnership between the City of Detroit and Invest Detroit whose goal is to show that neighborhood redevelopment can be done in financially sound, sustainable, and […]

Detroit Author Opens “Water Ice” Shop to Support Charity

Mitch Albom is an author and columnist for the Detroit Free Press, and he is pretty well known and widely read in and around the Motor City. He’s also known for his charitable work. In 2006, he founded Super All Year Detroit, better known as S.A.Y. Detroit. The name refers to Detroit’s hosting of the […]

Study Ranks Quality of Charity Markets Across Country

A lot of factors go into charity work, and a lot of factors go into evaluating charities. A recent study of the 30 largest charity markets–that is, the cities that have the largest philanthropic effect–has some interesting information to share. The 30 markets, which were reviewed by charity watchdog Charity Navigator, account for 65% of […]