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Abataka Foundation Inc

Abataka Foundation, Inc.

The Abataka Foundation was established in 2008 to provide support for a network of women and girls affected by HIV in Lusaka, Zambia.

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American Friends Of Orr Shalom Inc.

American Friends Of Orr Shalom Inc.

Orr Shalom is Israel’s largest non-profit organization providing residential and therapeutic services to children and youth at risk who have been removed from their homes by the social welfare services due to severe abuse and/or neglect.

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American Research Center in Egypt

American Research Center in Egypt

ARCE was established in 1948 as a consortium of American universities, museums, and individuals dedicated to scholarly research in Egypt.The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) was established in 1948 by a collection of American universities dedicated to scholarly research in Egypt.

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Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

Wilder Research is a division of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, a 100 year old public charity based in Saint Paul Minnesota focused on programs serving vulnerable populations in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Art Road Nonprofit

Art Road Nonprofit

Art Road is the only for-impact agency in Michigan actively bringing art class back into schools for the entire school year as part of the regular curriculum. Art Road's mission is to ensure children throughout Southeastern Michigan have access to art instruction.

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ArtPlace America

ArtPlace America

ArtPlace America (ArtPlace) is a ten-year collaboration among a number of foundations, federal agencies, and financial institutions that works to position arts and culture as a core sector of comprehensive community planning and development in order to help strengthen the social, physical, and economic fabric of communities.

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Birthright Israel Foundation

Birthright Israel Foundation

The mission of the Birthright Israel Foundation is to build our base of financial support to assure that the gift of a 10-day Birthright Israel educational trip is available to every Jewish young adult.

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Brightmoor Alliance

Brightmoor Alliance

The Brightmoor Alliance is a coalition of nearly 50 organizations dedicated to serving northwest Detroit’s Brightmoor community. Together, we pursue a vision for our community that is built on faith and provides opportunities for all residents of this community to pray, grow, learn, thrive and play.

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Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) Foundation

Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia

The CIDRZ mission is to improve access to quality healthcare in Zambia through innovative capacity development, exceptional implementation science and research, and impactful and sustainable public health programs.

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Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation

The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation supports pediatric research, education, community benefit programs, and other initiatives that improve the health of children in Michigan.

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The Citizen’s Research Council of Michigan (CRC)

Citizen's Research Council of Michigan

For over 90 years, the objective of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan has been to provide factual, unbiased independent information on significant issues concerning state and local government organization and finance.

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City Year

City Year

Putting idealism to work City Year, an AmeriCorps program, is a national service organization which unites young adults, ages 17-24, from diverse racial, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds for a demanding year of full-time community service, leadership development, and civic engagement.

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College for Creative Studies

College for Creative Studies

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) is a private, fully accredited college of art and design with nearly 1,400 students from around the world enrolled pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts or Master of Fine Arts degrees.

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Commission for Jewish Education of the Palm Beaches

Commission for Jewish Education
of the Palm Beaches

The Lorraine & Jack N. Friedman Commission for Jewish Education of the Palm Beaches serves as a connector of ideas, people and institutions in order to strengthen Jewish education in the community.

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Community Foundation for SouthEast Michigan

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Formed in 1984, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan promotes and facilitates community philanthropy in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Washtenaw, Livingston, and St. Claire counties.

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Council for a Strong America

Council for a Strong America

Council for a Strong America is a national, bipartisan nonprofit that unites five organizations comprised of law enforcement leaders, retired admirals and generals, business executives, pastors, and prominent coaches and athletes who promote solutions that ensure our next generation of Americans will be citizen-ready.

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Culture Source

CultureSource

CultureSource is a professional association comprised of 115+ organizations serving the region as for-impact enterprises for the arts and culture. The group works to advance the missions and works of each of our members by helping them connect with new people and audiences, with each other, and with new opportunities.

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Curtis Institute of Music

Curtis Institute of Music

Drawing upon 90 years of artistry, the Curtis Institute of Music pairs tradition and innovation, educating exceptionally gifted young musicians as artist-citizens who engage a local and global community through music-making of the highest caliber.

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Detroit Historical Society

Detroit Historical Society

Since its founding in 1921, the Detroit Historical Society has been dedicated to ensuring that the history of our region is preserved so that current and future generations of metro Detroiters can better understand the people, places and events that helped shape our lives.

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Detroit Land Bank Authority

Detroit Land Bank Authority

The Detroit Land Bank Authority is a public authority dedicated to returning Detroit’s vacant, abandoned, and foreclosed property to productive use.

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, a leader in the world of classical music, embraces and inspires individuals, families and communities through unsurpassed musical experiences.

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Development Centers, Inc.

DEVELOPMENT CENTERS INC

Development Centers is committed to improving the lives of individuals, families and the community by meeting behavioral health, social and vocational needs through a continuum of prevention, treatment and training services.

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Dualis Social Investment Fund

Dualis Social Investment Fund

Dualis Social Investment Fund is a for-impact organization which achieves social impact in Israel through building and investing in for-profit social businesses similar to a venture capital fund.

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ELEM Youth In Distress Inc.

ELEM Youth In Distress Inc.

ELEM was founded in 1982 by a group of American and Israeli professionals and lay volunteers to help Israel’s population of at-risk youth become productive citizens.

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The Empowerment Plan

The Empowerment Plan

The mission of the Empowerment Plan is to educate, employ, and empower homeless individuals to create a better life for themselves and their families while producing a humanitarian product for those in need.

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Everybody Ready

Everybody Ready

Everybody Ready provides an administrative and fiscal infrastructure that enhances the coordination and expansion of quality Early Childhood services, along with program development and implementation in Wayne County.

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Excellent Schools Detroit

Excellent Schools Detroit

Excellent Schools Detroit formed in 2010 as a coalition with an important mission: an excellent education for every Detroit child, from cradle to career, by 2020 such that 90% of students are well-prepared for kindergarten, 90% graduate from high school on time, 90% go on to post-secondary programs and 90% of those do so without needing remediation.

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Forgotten Harvest

Forgotten Harvest

Forgotten Harvest was formed in 1990 to fight two problems: hunger and waste. The agency is dedicated to relieving hunger in Metro Detroit and preventing nutritious food waste.

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Foundation for Detroits Future

Foundation for Detroit’s Future

The Foundation for Detroit’s Future is a for-impact affiliate of the Community Foundation. It was established to assist in Detroit’s emergence from bankruptcy and the restoration of the city’s economic and cultural vitality for the benefit of all residents of the city, region and state.

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Fresh Corner Cafe

Fresh Corner Café

Fresh Corner Café L3C is a mission-driven fresh food delivery and catering service formed in response to the troubling lack of access to high-quality healthy foods in Detroit.

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Gleaners Community Food Bank

Gleaners Community Food Bank

Gleaners Community Food Bank, with broad community support, fights hunger in southeastern Michigan. In collaboration with member agencies, the Feeding America network, and other partners, Gleaner’s provides millions of pounds of donated and purchased food to people in need.

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Global Health Corps

Global Health Corps

The mission of GHC is to mobilize a global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity. GHC builds a community of change makers who share a common belief: health is a human right.

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The Heat and Warmth Fund

The Heat and Warmth Fund

The Heat And Warmth Fund (THAW) is a leading provider of utility assistance for Michigan residents in need. We collaborate with our partners to deliver services that support long term energy solutions.

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Hebrew Free Loan

Hebrew Free Loan of Metropolitan Detroit

Hebrew Free Loan of Metropolitan Detroit provides financial help to Jewish people in the state of Michigan through the lending of money without interest. The group helps people in accordance with the core Jewish values of respect, compassion and confidentiality.

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Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System

Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford and now one of the nation's leading health care providers, Henry Ford Health System is a not-for-profit corporation comprised of hospitals, medical centers and one of the nation’s largest group practices.

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HighScope

HighScope Educational Research Foundation

HighScope Educational Research Foundation is an independent for-impact research, development, training, and public outreach organization with headquarters in Ypsilanti, Michigan. HighScope's mission is to lift lives through education.

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InsideOut

InsideOut Literary Arts Project

InsideOut is Detroit’s largest literary arts for-impact agency. Since 1995, the group has led more than 50,000 Detroit youth on adventures using poetry as their guide to becoming better students and ultimately more engaged citizens.

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Jewish Agency for Israel - North American Council

Jewish Agency for Israel -
North American Council

Since 1929, the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) has served as the link between the Jewish people and Israel, working to ensure the future of a connected, committed, global Jewish people with a strong Israel at its center.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor

Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor

The Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor fosters Jewish communal life through the spirit of tzedakah (righteousness) and tikkun olam (social justice).

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Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

As the major instrument of Jewish philanthropy and engagement in the Detroit area, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit is a community-driven organization committed to taking care of the needs of the Jewish People and building a vibrant Jewish future, in Metropolitan Detroit, in Israel and around the world.

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Jewish Federations of North America

Jewish Federations of North America

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), is an American Jewish umbrella organization which raises and distributes funds for social welfare, social services and educational needs.

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The Jewish Fund

The Jewish Fund

The Jewish Fund was established in 1997 from the sale proceeds of Sinai Hospital to the Detroit Medical Center. As a legacy of Sinai Hospital, The Jewish Fund continues the tradition of assuring excellent and compassionate care for those in need in Metropolitan Detroit by awarding grants to help vulnerable individuals improve their health and human condition.

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Jewish Funders Network (JFN)

Jewish Funders Network

The Jewish Funders Network is an international organization of family foundations, public philanthropies, and individual funders dedicated to advancing the quality and growth of philanthropy rooted in Jewish values.

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Jewish Jumpstart

Jewish Jumpstart

Jumpstart’s mission is to develop, strengthen, and learn from emerging nonprofit organizations that build community at the nexus of spirituality, learning, social activism, and culture, in order to transform the broader Jewish community and the world.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.

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Michigan Association of United Ways

Michigan Association of United Ways

The Michigan Association of United Ways provides leadership in policy influence and capacity building to affect positive change in local communities. By engaging leaders around the state, the organization helps strengthen communities big and small.

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Michigan’s Children

Michigan's Children

Michigan's Children, founded in 1992, is the state's only multi-issue, nonpartisan and nonprofit advocacy organization ensuring children have a voice in the creation of sound public policy.

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Michigan League for Public Policy

Michigan League for Public Policy

The Michigan League for Public Policy is a nonpartisan policy institute dedicated to economic opportunity for all. It is the only state-level organization that addresses poverty in a comprehensive way. No other organization examines state revenues and expenditures and their impact on low-income people. All of the League’s work is done through a race equity lens.

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Michigan Nonprofit Association

Michigan Nonprofit Association

Incorporated in 1990, MNA is a statewide membership organization dedicated to serving the diverse nonprofit sector through advocacy, training, and resources. MNA manages multiple programs and affiliates including MNA Technology Services, The LEAGUE Michigan, and Michigan Campus Compact, and is a sponsoring organization for AmeriCorps State and AmeriCorps VISTA.

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Michigan Opera Theatre

Michigan Opera Theatre

The mission of Michigan Opera Theatre is to be one of the outstanding opera companies in the United State serving as a major cultural resource.

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Michigan State University

Michigan State University

The mission of Michigan State University’s Lester & Jewell Morris Hillel Jewish Student Center is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Together, this group builds a new generation of Jewish leaders.

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Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit

Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit

Mosaic Youth Theatre empowers young people to maximize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of theatrical and musical art that engages, transforms and inspires.

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Motor City Blight Busters

Motor City Blight Busters

Motor City Blight Busters has been a powerful change-maker in Detroit for over 25 years. Their work in Brightmoor focuses on the deconstruction of abandoned buildings and recycling their materials back into rehab projects.

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National Center for Families Learning

National Center for Families Learning

NCFL's mission is to address our nation's literacy challenges by engaging all family members in learning, with a primary focus on parents and children living in poverty.

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NCB Capital Impact

NCB Capital Impact

NCB Capital Impact aims to help people and communities reach their highest potential at every stage of life.

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New Profit, Inc.

New Profit, Inc.

New Profit is a national for-impact venture philanthropy fund. Their mission is to break down the barriers that stand between people and opportunity in America. New Profit works with visionary entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and other partners to upend the status quo and transform the way America educates its children, propels people towards social and financial stability, and creates healthy communities.

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Ohio State University Fisher College of Business

Ohio State University Fisher College of Business

Since 1916, The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business has produced exceptional leaders who meet the challenges of a changing global business environment through creative and effective solutions.

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Perlman Music Program

Perlman Music Program

The Perlman Music Program offers unparalleled musical training to young string players of rare and special talent. With a world-class faculty led by Itzhak Perlman, PMP is developing the future leaders of classical music within a nurturing and supportive community.

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Pewabic Society

Pewabic Society

Pewabic is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit dedicated to enriching the human spirit with clay.

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Project Snap

Project S.N.A.P.

Project S.N.A.P. is a for-impact organization dedicated to empowering people of all ages to communicate about issues that are important to them, collaborate around a common goal and develop the skills and insights necessary to become socially responsible leaders promoting positive change in their communities.

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Recovery Park

RecoveryPark

RecoveryPark is a 501(c)(3) organization established in Detroit in 2010 with a mission to create jobs for people with barriers to employment, such as veterans, those formerly addicted to drugs and alcohol, and citizens returning from incarceration.

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Rising

Rising: Advocates for Young Children

Rising Advocates for Young Children is a grassroots for-impact organization formed from a collective of early childhood and education providers in and of the surrounding neighborhood of Brightmoor.

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Sphinx Organization, Inc.

Sphinx Organization

The Sphinx Organization is a Detroit-based agency dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts.

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Starfish Family Services

Starfish Family Services

Starfish Family Services is a leading provider of early childhood development and parenting programs, children’s mental health services, after-school programs, and an emergency shelter for teens and youth in crisis.

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United Way for Southeastern Michigan Program

United Way for Southeastern Michigan Program

United Way for Southeastern Michigan is dedicated to mobilizing the caring power of Detroit and Southeastern Michigan to improve communities and individual lives in measurable and lasting ways.

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University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The UAB 1917 Clinic Cohort is a prospective cohort study established in 1992 that includes HIV positive individuals who receive primary and subspecialty care at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) 1917 Clinic.

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UM School of Art & Design

University of Michigan School of Art & Design

The mission of the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design is to prepare students to think in new ways, to educate them to become concerned world citizens, and to equip them with the skills for lifelong accomplishment.

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Wayne State University

Wayne State University

Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 370 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 28,000 students.

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World Ort

World Ort

ORT is one of the largest non-governmental education and training organizations in the world with activities in more than 100 countries, past and present, with current operations in Israel, the CIS and Baltic States, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, Africa, Asia and the Pacific.

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Yad Ezra

Yad Ezra

Yad Ezra provides supplemental kosher food, necessities and enhancements of holidays and lifecycle events to those in need in the Jewish community.

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