In The News
Master of Business Administration Program at Technion Named in Honor of William Davidson
The MBA program at The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology has been named The William Davidson Master of Business Administration in honor of Mr. Davidson.
Researchers arrive at first-ever estimate of Jewish educators
A first ever national Jewish educator census conducted by CASJE (Collaborative for Applied Studies in Jewish Education) aims to better understand and support the Jewish educational workforce. The census is the first of a series of reports exploring Jewish educators’ career trajectories to be released in July.
Hebrew Free Loan Marks Massive Milestone Anniversary
Hebrew Free Loan celebrates 125 years of helping Jews across the State of Michigan.
New Economy Initiative to focus on new $19.5 million fund on small business support
New Economy Initiative announces its new Inclusive Small Business Support Network Fund and partnership with Invest Detroit.
DLECTRICITY Returns – September 24-25, 2021
Midtown Detroit, Inc. announces the return of DLECTRCITY – Detroit’s nighttime outdoor festival of art and light on September 24-25, 2021.
Grant-making to Support Small Businesses in Southeast Michigan
Brookings Institute publishes case study outlining New Economy Initiative’s successes in grant making and responsiveness to COVID-19.
First Ever National Jewish Educator Census
Conducted by Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education (CASJE), the first National Jewish Educator Census will help the field of Jewish education attract new educators, return educators to the field, and best prepare for a post-COVID-19 world.
Small Businesses in Pontiac Awarded Grants
Pontiac Funders Collaborative announced the Small Business Relief Fund, providing grant relief to 56 Pontiac businesses impacted by COVID-19 crisis.
Ann Arbor Nonprofits Receive COVID-19 Relief Grants
The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announces Relief and Resilient grants to Ann Arbor arts and culture nonprofit organizations to help with financial pressures from COVID-19.
JPMorgan Chase Commits More than $1M to Detroit Businesses
The New Economy Initiative receives funding from JPMorgan Chase and other co-funders to support small business owners in Detroit, providing access to capital, underserved workers with access to job training opportunities, and support nonprofits responding to the crisis.
2,000-Year-Old Coin Unearthed in William Davidson Archaeological Park
The Israel Antiquities Authority announces the unearthing of 2,000-year-old coin that commemorates the Jewish rebelling against the Roman Empire.
Pandemic Relief Funding Announced for Pontiac Small Businesses
The Pontiac Funders Collaborative launches the Small Business Capital Relief to provide emergency grants for 100 small businesses, focusing on workforce development, entrepreneurship, public spaces and support for key institutions.
Michigan Angel Community Publishes Annual Report
The Michigan Angel Community, an initiative to accelerate the growth of the angel investor population in Michigan, publishes their 2019 annual research report. The report shows a continued increase in both investors and investment dollars.
New COVID-19 Fund Launched to Support SE Michigan Arts and Cultural Groups
Housed at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and administered with input from CultureSource, the COVID-19 Arts and Creative Community Assistance Fund will provide financial assistance to arts and cultural organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.