The Gilbert Family Foundation and NCNA Partner on Showcase to Highlight Innovative, Accessible Housing Solutions
The Gilbert Family Foundation and North Corktown Neighborhood Association (NCNA) are partnering to launch Tomorrow’s Housing Innovation Showcase (THIS), a new effort to show the potential for factory-built housing to provide high-quality and attainable homes for Detroiters to purchase.
Partnership with 1XRUN Supports Public Art for Stronger Communities
Public art is essential to building stronger, more resilient communities. In this post we highlight our eight-year partnership with 1XRun, which we have supported through the Small Business Murals Project and the Murals at Islandview. These initiatives elevate Detroit neighborhoods by connecting entrepreneurship, art, and public spaces.
Big Bets’ Best Buys: A Gift Guide to the Winter Markets
In this fun post, our Graphic Designer, Betsy Cooper, gives the lowdown on where to shop at the Downtown Detroit Winter Markets this holiday season, to find unique gifts for everyone on your list (while supporting small businesses in the process!)
Q&A with Andrea Benson
In this edition of Q&A, we chat with Andrea Benson, our Senior Program Manager, Detroit Community Initiatives. Andrea has extensive urban planning experience including a past fellowship at Wayne State University, which has benefitted her role supporting our housing strategy in Detroit. Learn more about her passion for community work and her unique approach to her role.