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Detroit Nonprofits

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Here's What 5 Years Of Community Restoration Looks Like In Detroit | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact

In the last five years, a quirky idea for helping others has transformed into an event that has spurred thousands of people to donate more than $85,00...

Where Nonprofits Are Needed Most In Detroit

The Nonprofit Quarterly | Posted 10.02.2013 | Impact

The classic action-comedy Beverly Hills Cop was showing on TV this past week. In it, Eddie Murphy plays a Detroit police detective who follows a murde...

Detroit Foundations Performing 'Civic Triage'

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2013 | Detroit

By Nick Carey DETROIT, May 27 (Reuters) - When Kevin Ward fulfilled his dream by opening a rib joint in one of Detroit's poorest and ...

7th Graders Nonprofit Helps At-Risk Detroit Kids

Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact

A thought came to Anika Jane Beamer more than a year ago, as she sat folding clothes on the couch in her family's Farmington home. Today, her idea...

Don't Remove Another Effective Tool for Charities!

Kyle Caldwell | Posted 02.06.2013 | Detroit
Kyle Caldwell

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. want to cap or eliminate the Federal Charitable Deduction as one means of dealing with the man-made financial disaster we are calling "The Fiscal Cliff." Not only is this short-sighted, it actually makes matters worse.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

National Writing And Tutoring Nonprofit Expands To Detroit With $100,000 Grant | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.13.2012 | Detroit

When the group that runs a robot supply store announced plans to expand to Detroit next year, it had nothing to do with the upcoming "Robocop" remake,...

UIX: Charlie Cavell Pays It Forward

Model D | Tunde Wey | Posted 07.10.2012 | Detroit

This story was originally published at the Urban Innovation Exchange. There are some people who seem to always be happy. Without a care in the worl...

Ashley Woods

Up In Flames: Imagination Station Burns In Early Morning Blaze | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.27.2012 | Detroit

Detroit's Imagination Station, a nonprofit project aiming to rescue two blighted homes facing Corktown's Roosevelt Park and the Michigan Central Stati...

It's Time to Challenge Detroit

Jenna Przybycien | Posted 05.20.2012 | Detroit
Jenna Przybycien

I recently got to sit down with Deirdre Greene Groves, executive director of The Collaborative Group, to talk about Challenge Detroit; a unique program beautifully thought up to catalyst success for the city.

It's the People, Stupid: A Perspective on What Hasn't Yet Been Written About Detroit

Rishi S. Jaitly | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Rishi S. Jaitly

Essays and articles abound about our city these days (go ahead, add this one to the pile). We pontificate with an eye on business activity and an artistic renaissance. But how often do we take a human perspective?