Arts & Culture

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Gilbert Family Foundation Invests $1.5M in “Seed and Bloom” to support BIPOC artists in Detroit

The Gilbert Family Foundation, in partnership with United States Artists, has launched Seed and Bloom: Detroit, supporting BIPOC artists in Detroit.
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The Hustle: Celebrating Detroit’s Unsung Entrepreneurs

We are proud to support programs that increase access to opportunity for Detroiters like The Hustle, a program developed by the Detroit Historical Society to highlight the stories and elevate the impact of BIPOC entrepreneurs.
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Celebrating The Wright During Black History Month – And All Year Long

In this video, we explore one of Detroit's most enduring cultural institutions: The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. We explore why The Wright is so unique, and how the Gilbert Family Foundation supports the museum by creating access to arts and cultural programming through special exhibits like […]
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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.
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Partnership with Dance Theatre Harlem and Detroit Opera House Brings Performance Art to Detroit Students

We recently supported Dance Theatre of Harlem through a partnership with the Detroit Opera as part of our arts and culture strategy.
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Eastern Market After Dark Supports Detroit’s Design Legacy

The Gilbert Family Foundation is proud to support Detroit Month of Design, which celebrates Detroit's UNESCO designation as a City of Design. We are equally proud to be the lead sponsor of Detroit Month of Design's signature event, Eastern Market After Dark (EMAD), celebrating the arts, culture, design and music […]
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Gilbert Family Foundation and College for Creative Studies Announce $1 Million Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Gilbert Family Foundation and the College for Creative Studies announced $1 million endowed scholarship fund to empower Detroit's creative youth.
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Thriving Neighborhoods Fund Nonprofit, Detroit Heals Detroit, Opens First “Healing Hub”

Detroit Heals Detroit is a neighborhood-focused nonprofit and Thriving Neighborhoods Fund participant. Thanks in part to support from the Gilbert Family Foundation, DHD was able to open their first "Healing Hub" in a renovated home, offering onsite mental health and wellness services for Detroit youth.
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Shakespeare in Detroit, Sponsored by The Gilbert Family Foundation, Presents Techno Tempest

The Gilbert Family Foundation is proud to be the lead sponsor for the return of Shakespeare in Detroit.
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“Black Panther in Concert” Inspires the Detroit Community

Learn more about the Gilbert Family Foundation's recent support for "Black Panther in Concert," a one-of-a-kind experience for Detroiters.
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Best Practices & Idea Sharing: Thriving Neighborhoods Fund Hosts First Quarterly Convening

The Thriving Neighborhoods Fund recently held their first quarterly convening, where the 20 nonprofit organizations in the cohort were able to connect in order to share ideas, network, discuss best practices and more. Watch the video to learn more about the program and how the organizations benefitted.
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Black History Month: Celebrating Diversity in Our Approach to Philanthropy

In celebration of Black History Month, we're highlighting the diversity of our team and the voices of our Black team members by exploring why diversity in philanthropy is critical to building more equitable communities.
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