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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.
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Enterprise Community Partners Raises $23.7M to Deepen Support for Detroit Community Development Organizations

DETROIT (February 5, 2024) – Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) today announced $23.7 million in Phase 2 funding to support 32 Detroit nonprofits that serve or are led by Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC). Through two foundation-backed initiatives, the Community Development Organization (CDO) Fund and Elevating Community Development Organization […]
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Gilbert Family Foundation Honored at 2023 Governor’s Service Awards

We are proud to share that the Gilbert Family Foundation has been recognized for Excellence in Philanthropy by Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Community Service Commission.
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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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Gilbert Family Foundation Contributes Nearly $375 Million in Partnership with Henry Ford Health to Bring Shirley Ryan AbilityLab to Detroit and Create the Nick Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Research Institute

DETROIT, September 6, 2023 – The Gilbert Family Foundation (GFF), Henry Ford Health and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab today announced a historic partnership to bring a 72-bed state-of-the-art physical medicine and rehabilitation facility to Detroit. The facility will be managed by Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, and will become part of Henry Ford […]
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Green Living Science and Gilbert Family Foundation Host Block Party to Celebrate “Our Backyard Detroit” Park Stewardship Program

Green Living Science and the Gilbert Family Foundation announced in inaugural Block Party to celebrate Our Backyard Detroit's stewardship program, which was created to increase access to healthy green spaces in Detroit.
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Venture 313 Supports Inaugural Black Tech Weekend in Detroit

Black Tech Week present Black Tech Weekend October 12 - 14, supported by Venture 313
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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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Gilbert Family Foundation Celebrates Completed Renovation of Gmeiner Park

The Gilbert Family Foundation, along with the City of Detroit and partners, joined in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly-renovated Gmenier Park.
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Apple Developer Academy in Detroit Celebrates New Graduates

The Apple Developer Academy in Detroit celebrated the graduation of its second cohort, consisting of over 160 students. The 10-month program, a collaboration between Apple and Michigan State University, equips students with business and app development skills for careers in the app economy.
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Gilbert Family Foundation Commits $15 Million to the Unified Greenway Campaign

The celebration of today's Southwest Greenway opening included an announcement of more than $70 million in new funding for the Unified Greenway Campaign, a collaborative effort to raise $350 million which will be used to complete the world-class Detroit Riverfront, fund construction of the Joe Louis Greenway, and create an […]
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City, Gilbert Family Foundation and CHN Housing Partners Team Up to Expand Housing Support for Detroiters, Simplifying Access to Critical Resources

The City of Detroit, Gilbert Family Foundation, and CHN Housing Partners have teamed up to transform how Detroiters access housing resources and services, anchored by a new centralized City hotline and a $10 million investment from the Gilbert Family Foundation.
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