Resource Guide

We hope this capacity building and technical assistance resource guide contributes to the economic and environmental sustainability of your community. Want to add a resource to this list? Email us at drff@waynemetro.org  or comment below to update our resource.


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Bridging Communities

Intended for individuals, block clubs, community-based groups, and non-profit organizations working to support their neighborhoods through clean-ups and beautification efforts. …

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City of Detroit Neighborhood Opportunity Fund

Opening back up in the Summer of 2022, provides funds for public services to improve the quality of life of low-income residents. https://detroitmi.gov/departments/housing-and-revitalization-department/nonprofits-and-community-groups/neighborhood-opportunity-fund#Neighborhood-Opportunity-Fund-Application-Overview …

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Co.Act

A hub that accelerates transformative impact with nonprofit and community organizations in southeast Michigan. https://coactdetroit.org/ Capacity …

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Co.Lab Connect

Pairs nonprofit professionals with advisors experienced in a wide range of nonprofit issues. Sign up for a free, 45-minute, 1-on-1, virtual appointment with people experienced in a range of nonprofit areas https://coactdetroit.org/events/categories/co-lab-connect/ Capacity …

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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Provides grants from $5,000 to $1 million to prioritize sustainability, regional impact, leverage, and collaboration. https://cfsem.app.box.com/s/qr5jnf2n2w2cakt1akb0a0633c3oxga8 …

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Detroit Regional Chamber NEIGHBORHUB GRANT PROGRAM

The program lets those closest to the neighborhood (nonprofits, block clubs, small business owners) dictate and design projects and spaces that directly address needs and make the most significant impact. https://michauto.org/neighborhub/ …

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Hudson Webber Foundation

A Detroit grantmaking foundation interested in exploring new opportunities to invest in impactful work happening in Detroit https://hudson-webber.org/letter-of-inquiry/ …

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Impact100 Metro Detroit Grant

Impact100 Metro Detroit was formed by a small group of women who wanted to fuel positive change in the community. https://grantsforus.io/type-of-eligible-entity/organizations/nonprofits-with-501c3/impact100-metro-detroit-grant-for-nonprofit-organizations-in-michigan/ …

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Michigan Community Resources

Supports nonprofit and grassroots organizations with capacity building services, tailored cohort experiences, and legal guidance. http://mi-community.org/ Capacity …

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Neighborhood Beautification Project

Organizations can ask for between $500 and $15,000 for removing blight and providing recreational and educational opportunities for neighborhoods. Link coming soon …

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Transforming Power Fund

Provides funding, training, and other resources for local projects that address the root causes of systemic problems and advance holistic solutions in Detroit. https://transformingpowerfund.org/ …

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United Way for Southeastern Michigan

Regularly provides funding to organizations that do great work, from community nonprofits to places of worship, neighborhood organizations and more. https://unitedwaysem.org/about-us/our-partners/grants-hub/proposal-opportunities/ …

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