CultureSource’s Digital Access for the Arts Program Highlights 2022 Impact in New Report
In 2022, CultureSource and 8 Bridges partnered to release a 2022 impact report on the Digital Access for the Arts Program (DAAP), a multifaceted program funded by the Rocket Community Fund and now supported by the Gilbert Family Foundation. Read the full report to learn how the organizations in the cohort benefited from the resources and training provided by DAAP.
New Tireman-Minock Park Expansion Offers Something for Everyone
Councilman Fred Durhal of Detroit's District 7 talks about the vision for the new Tireman-Minock Park, which is part of the city's Strategic Neighborhood Fund initiative. Last year, the Gilbert Family Foundation supported with an additional $275,000. Durhal is joined by JJ Velez, Director of Public Spaces at the Gilbert Family Foundation, in this video outlining a shared dedication to inclusive public spaces.
What’s Next for Detroit Entrepreneurs? Venture 313 Plans Ahead
Venture 313 launched in October 2022 as a revolutionary new program to better support Detroit entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey. After a successful launch party and onboarding hundreds of entrepreneurs, the team looks to the future to build momentum with new features, updates, and goals for 2023.
Downtown Detroit Markets: Come for the Good Vibes, Stay to Support Small Business
Watch the video to learn how the Downtown Detroit Markets and Cadillac Lodge are supporting small business owners and creating a safe, inclusive and vibrant space for residents and visitors to shop, eat and connect during the holiday season.
Small Business Murals Project Connects Art and Entrepreneurship
Since 2017, the Small Business Murals Project has elevated the local business community by pairing local artists with Detroit entrepreneurs. To date, 32 murals have been created by 25 artists, featured on local businesses from restaurants to gyms to auto repair shops. The murals are conversation starters and elevate foot traffic to the business. Watch the video to learn more.