M&M Fisher - Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation

Council for a Strong America

About

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.

Project Awarded

Cost Savings of School Readiness Per Additional At-Risk Child in Detroit and Michigan, 2015: This study demonstrates the potential lifetime cost savings of school readiness per child -- $47,000 throughout Michigan and $96,000 in the city of Detroit – through values associated with education, Medicaid, the criminal justice system, and other social costs. Council for a Strong America partnered with the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation to update the original 2011 study.

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