November 15, 2022
CultureSource and the Gilbert Family Foundation are excited to announce the 2022 Digital Access for the Arts Program recipients.
November 14, 2022
The Gilbert Family Foundation today announced $23 million in grants to fund research projects as part of the organization’s Vision Restoration Initiative (VRI) and Brain Tumor Initiative (BTI).
October 27, 2022
The Downtown Detroit Markets, funded by the Gilbert Family Foundation and managed with support from Bedrock and the Downtown Detroit Partnership, will feature 18 diverse vendors and the Cadillac Lodge, and will be open through the end of 2022.
October 18, 2022
The Gilbert Family Foundation and Strategic Community Partners announced today the inaugural cohort of the Thriving Neighborhoods Fund, a $500,000 investment in neighborhood-centered nonprofit organizations in Detroit.
September 8, 2022
The Gilbert Family Foundation today launched Venture 313, a three-year, $10 million commitment that will help fulfill Detroit’s entrepreneurial potential and provide Detroit-based founders with meaningful opportunities to participate in the innovation economy.
May 23, 2022
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.
May 3, 2022
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.
October 12, 2021
Today the PENSOLE Lewis College of Business and Design (PLC) has proposed draft legislation for state authorization to be recognized as Michigan’s single HBCU with the intention to become the nation’s first-ever re-opened HBCU.
September 22, 2021
The Gilbert Family Foundation today announced the hiring of Darnell Adams as its Director of Detroit Community Initiatives. Adams will oversee the organization’s Detroit-based community programming as part of their “Building Opportunity and Equity” pillar.
September 14, 2021
The Gilbert Family Foundation today announced funding of a new $5.4 million clinical study which aims to understand the mechanisms of vision loss caused by NF1-associated optic pathway gliomas, or NF1-OPGs.
July 15, 2021
The Gilbert Family Foundation today announced the launch of a clinical study that aims to validate optical coherence tomography (OCT) as a tool to objectively assess the visual system and its response to treatment in NF1 patients with optic pathway gliomas.
June 17, 2021
Michigan State University today announced the Gilbert Family Foundation, in partnership with Rocket Companies, will support the new Apple Developer Academy in Detroit, a transformative education collaboration between Apple and MSU.