Grant Partners

Prospective Grant Partners

As you can imagine, we receive far more requests for assistance than can be accommodated with limited funds. With the exception of special projects, the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation is accepting applications by invitation only. An organization interested in having the Foundation review a program in alignment with our mission and current impact areas is encouraged to submit an initial letter of inquiry by creating an account in our database.

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Prospective Grant Partners

As you can imagine, we receive far more requests for assistance than can be accommodated with limited funds. With the exception of special projects, the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation is accepting applications by invitation only. An organization interested in having the Foundation review a program in alignment with our mission and current impact areas is encouraged to submit an initial letter of inquiry by creating an account in our database.

If you would like to submit a letter of inquiry, click below to begin.

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Current Grant Partners

At the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, we are committed to providing an equitable, transparent and responsive grant partner experience. We encourage all current grant partners to work directly with our program staff for support in any of the stages of our granting cycle, including: proposal review, grant agreement submission, reporting guidelines, stewardship materials and post-grant reflection.

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Current Grant Partners

At the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, we are committed to providing an equitable, transparent and responsive grant partner experience. We encourage all current grant partners to work directly with our program staff for support in any of the stages of our granting cycle, including: proposal review, grant agreement submission, reporting guidelines, stewardship materials and post-grant reflection.

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Grants Awarded

Grant Partner List

Browse our Grant Partners by choosing a category below, or scroll down to see the complete alphabetical list of current and past partners.

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Detroit Public Television

Detroit Public Television (DPTV) is Detroit’s leading educational television provider, with an audience of over 1.5 million, and is expanding its reach by working on-the-ground in early childhood educational programming.

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Detroit Community Loan Fund

Detroit Community Loan Fund (DCLF) is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and low-profit limited liability company (L3C), created by Detroit Development Fund and Invest Detroit. DCLF finances small businesses headquartered in the city of Detroit which have traditionally faced obstacles in obtaining financing, but have demonstrated growth potential.

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Detroit Historical Society

The Detroit Historical Society leaders founded the Detroit Historical Museum in 1928 and are the day-to-day managers of both that museum and the Dossin Great Lakes Museum and the more than 250,000 artifacts held in these collections.

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Detroit Land Bank Authority

The Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA) is working to eliminate blight in Detroit in order to stabilize neighborhoods and improve quality of life for local residents. Brightmoor is among the many communities that benefit from the DLBA’s blight removal efforts.

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Detroit Venture Partners

Detroit Venture Partners backs seed and early stage startup teams and looks for founders who are creative, disciplined, and trustworthy. They offer mentorship and connections throughout the Quicken Loans Family of Companies, and to the broader businesses and leaders committed to seeing Detroit’s entrepreneurs succeed.

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Development Centers Inc.

Development Centers, Inc. (DCI) 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 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. The focus of the Fund is on providing personal skills, vocational training, employment and job creation for “people on the margins” of society.

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The Empowerment Plan

The Empowerment Plan was founded by Veronika Scott, who developed the sleeping bag/coat hybrid during a class at the College for Creative Studies. Ms. Scott was deeply motivated to mass-produce the coat through her experiences working with the homeless population, both in shelters and on the street.

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Everybody Ready

Everybody Ready was established in 2001 as a result of local initiatives that identified early childhood development as a regional priority and works throughout Detroit and Wayne County to improve early childhood outcomes for young children.

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Excellent Schools Detroit

Excellent Schools Detroit (ESD) 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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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 inDetroit’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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Global Health Corps

The mission of Global Health Corps (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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HaGal Sheli

HaGal Sheli works with at-risk youth through a multi-year educational program that builds the confidence needed to overcome life’s challenges, using the sport of wave surfing.

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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.