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The William Davidson School Launches Disabilities Inclusion and Advocacy Concentration
Jewish Theological Seminary, a grantee, and Columbia University offer a new course of study to master’s degree students.
“Count Me Detroit”
The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, a grantee, issues a call for participation in the Detroit Jewish Population Study.
Ancient clay seal found under Western Wall Plaza
The Israel Antiquities Authority, a grantee, discovered in Jerussalem a rare artifact with ancient Hebrew script from the First Temple Period.
William Davidson Foundation Names President, CEO
Darin McKeever, formerly the chief program and strategy officer, assumes leadership of the Foundation on Jan. 1, 2018.
Michigan doubling down on Israel business ties
Columnist Daniel Howes makes the case for the Michigan-Israel Business Accelerator, a grantee, and its potential for tightening business ties between Michigan and Israel.
Virtuous Cycle: An Orchestra’s Bet on Engagement Helps Bring in Big Funding
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, a grantee, is heralded for its accessibility and engagement efforts.
Rebuilding the Bridges Between Detroit’s Jewish and African-American Worshippers
Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue, a grantee, and Breakers Covenant Church International work together to unite the community.
Jewish, Hindu communities unite for first joint Hanukkah-Diwali celebration in Michigan
The American Joint Committee, a grantee, co-organized the first joint Hanukkah-Diwali celebration in Michigan.
Meet The VFA Accelerator Teams: Ellen Currin of Harriette
A Detroit businesswoman credits Venture For America, a grantee, with her decision to become an entrepreneur.
Detroit’s comeback makes for fascinating weekend visit
Travel article highlights several grantees as must-see destinations: Motown Museum, The Henry Ford and Eastern Market.
Videos capture creativity of annual arts festival
The third-annual Murals in the Market, sponsored in part by the Foundation, enlivens Detroit neighborhoods.
William Davidson Foundation donates $15 million to DSO
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra also received a combined $3.5 million from the Mellon Foundation, Erb Family Foundation, and Dresner Foundation.
NEIdeas awards $400,000 to small businesses
22 Detroit-area businesses receive growth funding from the New Economy Initiative, a grantee.
Bezalel Academy to Build Jerusalem Campus for 2021
The architectural design and campus features for the new Bezalel Academy, a grantee, are described.