Design Core Detroit unites government, academia, the private and philanthropic sectors and community development groups to elevate and expand the role of Detroit’s design-driven industries – some 80,000 workers and $9 billion in wages – and strengthen the overall economy.More about this grant »
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New website tracks Michigan startup community
The Michigan Israel Business Accelerator announces an online platform that will connect all those interested in entrepreneurial activity in Southeast Michigan.
From Zero to Sixty: One Foundation’s Start-Up Story
Darin McKeever, president and CEO of the William Davidson Foundation, describes the Foundation’s early years, the lessons learned, and the four characteristics of his “all-in” style of philanthropy: inspired, intentional, informed, and inclusive.
‘Call Me Bill’ Kicks Off Detroit Jewish Film Festival
A new documentary tells the life story of William “Bill” Davidson: his family history, the entrepreneurial spirit that transformed a struggling company into Guardian Industries, and his passion for and leadership of the three-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons.
Sefaria is a nonprofit organization, established in 2013, to advance the future of Jewish learning by digitizing and offering Jewish texts, in Hebrew and English translations. Sefaria’s founders, the best-selling author Joshua Foer and Google project manager Brett Lockspeiser, envisioned a world in which any interested person could have unfettered access to the entire Jewish canon.More about this grant »