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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.
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Connecting the Community: Planned Fort Street Bridge Park Renovations Underway

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.
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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.
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Watch: Vision Restoration Initiative Annual Meeting Brings “Dream Team” Together to Advance Therapeutic Research

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. Watch the video to learn more about the event and their findings.
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Leading NF and Vision Experts to Convene for Vision Restoration Initiative Annual Meeting

The Gilbert Family Foundation is excited to welcome 28 researchers to our 2022 Vision Restoration Initiative (VRI) annual meeting. We will be discussing the latest breakthroughs in neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) optic pathway glioma and vision restoration research.
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