The Motown Museum is an international tourist destination, housed within Motown Records’ first headquarters, Hitsville U.S. A. on West Grand Boulevard in the heart of Detroit. Founded in 1985, the museum preserves, protects and presents the Motown Sound, a national and international phenomenon without compare that has influenced musicians of every genre and generation since.More about this grant »
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"A music lover's playground:" An inside look at the Motown Museum expansion
The chairwoman and CEO of Motown Museum, a grantee, recounts the tour she gave to Beyonce Knowles, Jay-Z and family, and her desire to “bring Motown Museum to the world.”
Planning to create Detroit cultural campus quietly underway
Detroit Institute of Arts, a grantee, together with other nonprofits and philanthropic partners, wants to unite the Midtown neighborhood and spur economic development.
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 »