America Walks: Everybody Walk! Micro Grant Program

America Walks and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative are excited to announce the second year of Micro Grant Funding. This program will award grantees up to $1,500.00 for projects related to increasing walking and walkability. Walkable communities lead to improved safety and health for community members of all backgrounds. They …

Bank of America Charitable Foundation – Nonprofit Grant Funding

Through the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, BoA directs funding to meet the needs of low-income communities, with a particular focus on revitalizing neighborhoods, educating the workforce for 21st century jobs and addressing basic needs, such as hunger and homelessness. Visit the BoA website to stay up to date on …

Ben and Jerry’s Foundation – Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Grant Program

The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation offers general or project support to non-profit organizations through the Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program. The Foundation makes one-year grants for up to $25,000, to organizations with budgets under $500,000. Only organizations with 501(c)3 status, or who have a fiscal agent with this status …

Benevolent

Benevolent helps support low-income individuals as they pursue their self-determined goals. We help your clients get what they need to overcome roadblocks—everything from bus passes to reach a new opportunity, to work gear for a new job, to furniture for the newly housed. If you work directly with people in …

Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan – CATAPULT Grant Program

Catapult, an initiative of the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan, supports non-profits that could effectively use a modest grant (up to $7,500) to “catapult” their organization to the next level. LEARN MORE about grant guidelines and time line.

Detroit 0% Interest Home Repair Loans

The Detroit 0% Home Repair Loans Program offers 0% interest loans from $5,000 to $25,000 to help Detroit homeowners invest in and repair their homes  promoting public health and safety, increasing property values and helping residents secure and maintain homeowner s insurance. The Detroit 0% Interest Home Repair Loan …

Detroit 67 Placemaking Grant

Placemaking is a collaborative process of people coming together to create great public spaces. The Detroit 67 Placemaking Grant is an opportunity to connect communities throughout the city with the Detroit 67 Project. Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD) is leading the neighborhood placemaking grant process that will provide support and funding …

Detroit Development Fund

Detroit Development Fund provides loans and technical assistance to small business owners, developers, building owners, contractors, and subcontractors who cannot get all of the capital they need from traditional financing sources. It delivers its products and services with the goals of revitalizing businesses and neighborhoods in Detroit, Michigan, creating economic …

Detroit Neighborhood Initiative

The Detroit Neighborhood Initiative is a program for homebuyers in Detroit that combines zero down, low-interest fix-rate mortgage loan and other very favorable terms with rehabilitation dollars if necessary to rebuild Detroit’s classic houses and neighborhoods. The program is a cooperative effort of Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA), Bank …

Detroit SOUP

Detroit SOUP is a micro-granting dinner celebrating and supporting creative projects in Detroit. At each event, four people present their project ideas for a chance to win the prize money raised through audience donations. Presentations range from art, urban agriculture, social justice, social entrepreneurs, education, technology and more.

Dresner Foundation

Dresner Foundation grants relate to health, youth and animal welfare. Grants support includes funding for projects, capital/equipment, or endowment. LEARN MORE about application guidelines and timeline.  

Green Light Fund

Motor City and GreenLight partner with multi-sector support Detroit was the birthplace of both the auto industry and the country’s middle class. Since emerging from bankruptcy, Detroit’s resilience is built on community action, entrepreneurship, collaboration, and civic renewal. But as the city core has attracted worldwide interest, our neighborhoods deserve …

Home Depot’s Community Impact Grants Program

Community Impact Grants Program Grants, up to $5,000, are available to IRS-registered 501c designated organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards …

Home Repair Application

We exist to remodel lives, one neighborhood at a time, investing approximately $5 million in cash, labor and materials into one Detroit neighborhood each year. Projects are determined by the community’s needs and vision, and we assist in three areas: Remodeling a community asset, repairing owner-occupied homes, and mobilizing 10,000 …

ioby Crowd-Funding Platform

What we do ioby helps neighbors grow and implement great ideas one block at a time. Our crowd-resourcing platform connects leaders with funding and support to make our neighborhoods safer, greener, more livable and more fun. ioby believes that it should be easy to make meaningful change “in our backyards” – the positive opposite …

KEEN Effect Grants

KEEN Footwear awards grants of $10,000 to support projects from non-profit organizations around the world that “increase responsible outdoor participation as a way to work towards building a stronger community”. Apply online at www.keenfootwear.com/keen-effect.aspx.

Kiva Detroit

About Kiva Detroit Kiva Detroit small business owners in the tri-county area get the financing they need to grow and create jobs for their local communities. Kiva Detroit is made possible in partnership with local community groups and Kiva’s Trustee partners working together to connect Kiva lenders to entrepreneurs that …

Lowe’s Grant Program

Lowe’s Community Partners grant program helps build better communities by providing monetary assistance to nonprofit organizations and municipalities looking for support of high-need projects such as: building renovations/upgrades, grounds improvements, technology upgrades as well as safety improvements. Grants range from $2,001 to $100,000, with most projects falling between $10,000 and …

Michigan State University Library Grant Compilation

This compilation focuses primarily on grants or funding sources for nonprofit organizations.

Michigan State University List of Foundations

https://education.msu.edu/irtl/pdf/FundingOpportunities.pdf Compiled list of Foundations including: what their funding and interest areas, and their granting focus.    

Motor City Match

Motor City Match connects new and expanding businesses with Detroit’s best real estate. In 2015, the program will provide $1 million in matching grant funds, $1 million in small business and construction loans and $1 million in support services to help businesses open. Applications for building owners open April 1st; …

NEx Accounting & Budgeting Resource Guide

These materials were presented at the Neighborhood Exchange Accounting & Budgeting Workshop on March 10, 2016. Topics covered included: Financial Management & Record Keeping Clearly defined policies and procedures for managing money are essential for the health of your organization. They allow organizations to establish credibility and minimize the risk …

NEx Fundraising & Fund Development Resources

These materials were prepared for the Neighborhood Exchange Fundraising & Fund Development Workshop on January 28, 2016. DOWNLOAD HANDOUT DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION This workshop featured presentations from guest speakers, including: MACC Development DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION Patronicity DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION    

Nike Community Impact Fund

The Nike Community Impact Fund (NCIF) provides grants in cities where Nike Community Stores are located, including Detroit. Each store offers $5,000 grants annually to eight local non-profit groups that make physical activity, play and sport a highly valued part of everyday life. Visit the NCIF grant portal to LEARN MORE.

Science Gallery Lab Detroit (SGLD)

Science Gallery Lab Detroit is seeking proposals for up to 20 works for HUSTLE, a free exhibition that explores what it means to work hard or get worked over. Deadline for applications is December 15th, 2017, 5pm EST. Provisional exhibition dates are early June 2018 – late August 2018. About …

Seeding Detroit Mini-Grant Program

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency’s Seeding Detroit Mini-Grant Program supports City of Detroit based organizations to address the causes and conditions of poverty in the community through financial support for service projects in the following program areas: Youth and Adult Education, Nutrition, Health, Employment and Neighborhood Improvements. Grants typically range from $2,000 …

Self Development of People Grant Programs

$10,000-$15,000 Grants; applications accepted on a rolling basis The Presbyterian Church (USA) partners with groups of people meeting the conditions listed below to support projects that promote long-term correction of conditions that keep people bound by poverty and oppression. Eligible groups: are oppressed by poverty and social systems, want to take charge of their …

Tory Burch Foundation Fellows Program

Find out more!  Applicant Criteria: A woman entrepreneur who owns a majority stake in a qualifying business and manages it on a day-to-day basis 21 years or older as of application due date Proficient in English A legal resident of the United States Business Criteria: For-profit, from any industry Early …