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Gilbert Family Foundation Invests $1.5M in “Seed and Bloom” to support BIPOC artists in Detroit

The Gilbert Family Foundation, in partnership with United States Artists, has launched Seed and Bloom: Detroit, supporting BIPOC artists in Detroit.
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Detroit HBCU Pensole Lewis College Announces Opening of New Foot Locker Footwear Creation Stu/deo

The Gilbert Family Foundation recently joined Pensole Lewis College Detroit (PLC Detroit) in announced the opening of the Foot Locker Footwear Creation Stu/deo. PLC Detroit is the only HBCU focused on design and opened its campus in Detroit with the support of the Gilbert Family Foundation.
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Detroit Future City Releases New Report: “Keeping Your Family Home: Addressing the Challenges of Inherited Properties in Detroit”

Detroit Future City (DFC) released the “Keeping Your Family Home: Addressing the Challenges of Inherited Properties in Detroit” report, commissioned by the Gilbert Family Foundation, to detail the scale of family-owned properties in Detroit inherited through generations without formal legal proof of ownership.
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The Hustle: Celebrating Detroit’s Unsung Entrepreneurs

We are proud to support programs that increase access to opportunity for Detroiters like The Hustle, a program developed by the Detroit Historical Society to highlight the stories and elevate the impact of BIPOC entrepreneurs.
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Celebrating The Wright During Black History Month – And All Year Long

In this video, we explore one of Detroit's most enduring cultural institutions: The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. We explore why The Wright is so unique, and how the Gilbert Family Foundation supports the museum by creating access to arts and cultural programming through special exhibits like the Ruth E. Carter exhibit on Afrofuturism in Costume Design.
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