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Co.act Detroit Blog

Check out our regular postings on transformational partnerships, initiatives and organizations getting our attention in the Detroit region and beyond. Regular blogs may be from Co.act staff or guest contributors.  

Meet the Co.act Team: Kyla Carlsen

Kyla Carlsen Senior Director of Program Strategy & Innovation Which programs are you most excited about launching in 2023? We have some big milestones coming up this year. Building on our lessons learned over the past three years around equitable grant-making,...

Co.act Detroit Receives Unrestricted Funding from McGregor Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CO.ACT DETROIT RECEIVES UNRESTRICTED FUNDING FROM MCGREGOR FUND  DETROIT, MI, August 22, 2022 — Co.act Detroit announces a $300,000, multi-year grant from McGregor Fund. The unrestricted award will be deployed over three years to support Co.act’s...

Announcing the 2022 KIP:D+ Grantee Cohort!

$1.3 million in grants to support 28 transformative projects across Detroit, Highland Park and Hamtramck neighborhoods Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit Plus funds the visions of community organizations and residents DETROIT, MI, June 23, 2022 — Twenty-eight...


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Latest Episode

Feb 27, 2023

NC #10 - The Soul of Black Philanthropy

Natural Collisions guests discuss philanthropy and funding for Black-led organizations. The conversation spans the origins of Black philanthropy, its current state, and what the future of philanthropy looks like for Black-led organizations. Also, an honest talk about the disparities between Black-led and white-led organizations. Join the discussion... GUESTS: Karris Jackson, Chief Operating Officer at POISE Foundation Dwan Dandridge, CEO/Founder of Black Leaders Detroit Nikia Washington, Senior Director of Restorative Communications & Philanthropy at Earlyworks LLC

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