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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.  

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...

2021: A Year of Partnerships in Action

Over the past two and a half years of Co.act Detroit, our team has come to understand quite intimately the mantra, attributed to Mariame Kaba, that "nothing that we do that is worthwhile is done alone.”  And though we were launched with the understanding that the...

Grantee Spotlights: 2021 Detroit Community Development Mini-Grant Fund

In June 2021, Co.act Detroit and Community Development Advocates for Detroit (CDAD) awarded nearly $300,000 in funding to 53 organizations for costs related to pandemic-related critical response services.  McGregor Fund and the Hudson-Webber Foundation supported the...


Compelling conversations about the challenges and opportunities impacting the nonprofit sector in Detroit and SE Michigan.

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May 31, 2022

NC #8 - Collaborate Differently

Co.act Detroit was founded on the idea that collaboration is key to creating a resilient nonprofit community in Southeast Michigan. Today, we talk with three people from disparate ends of the sector about partnering with each other and thinking differently about collaboration within their work. GUESTS: Tim Jones-Yelvington, Senior Consultant with Foresight Design Kimberly Faison, Director of Community and Economic Development at Detroit Future City Sonia Plata, Foundation Director with Flagstar Bank

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