August 4, 2022
Recently, our Vision Restoration Initiative (VRI) awardees and their teams convened for our VRI Annual Meeting to discuss the results of their research projects focused on vision restoration therapies. The teams presented their data for Phase A, the first set of discovery projects that concluded earlier this year, as well […]
May 23, 2022
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.
April 28, 2022
The Gilbert Family Foundation is excited to announce a new round of three-year grants in the Gene Therapy Initiative to support the development of curative therapies that address the underlying cause of NF1.
April 5, 2022
One year ago, the Gilbert Family Foundation and Rocket Community Fund made a joint $500M philanthropic commitment to build economic stability and increase access to opportunity for Detroit residents. Since then, the Gilbert Family Foundation has been proud to make a number of important investments under our new “Building Opportunity […]
October 12, 2021
Detroit, MI, October 12, 2021 – 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. PLC is the dream school-made-reality by Dr. D’Wayne Edwards, founder […]