Q&A with Jasmin DeForrest, Director of Arts and Culture
In this new blog series, we sit down with the leaders, team members and community partners who support the work we do in building a more equitable Detroit. In our debut feature, we interviewed Jasmin DeForrest, Director of Arts & Culture at the Gilbert Family Foundation.
Gilbert Family Foundation Announces $13 Million Detroit Eviction Defense Fund, Supporting Low-Income Detroit Families Facing Eviction
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.
Gilbert Family Foundation, ProMedica and DTE Energy Launch $20 Million Detroit Home Repair Fund
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.
Gilbert Family Foundation Furthers Commitment to Curing Neurofibromatosis (NF), Invests Additional $18 Million Toward Gene Therapy Initiative
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.
One Year Lookback: Progress on our $500M Joint Commitment to Detroit
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.