NEWS & PRESS


2018 NEIdeas Winners Announced

New Economy Initiative Awards $260K to Small Businesses Across Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park – NEIdeas Program has Awarded $2.16M to 144 Businesses since 2014 In its fifth year, the...

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In Press Release

Investing in Talent, Near and Far

Supporting Existing Local Talent Talent development is crucial to a healthy economy and the region. The Community Foundation understands that, in addition to attracting new talent to our growing and...

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Detroit Innovation Fellowship

The New Economy Initiative is launching a new talent development program, the Detroit Innovation Fellowship (DIF), that is designed to promote and invest in social entrepreneurs and innovators who are...

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In General

Yearbook 2017: Regional Economic Vitality

In our 2017 Yearbook we highlight three stories about our focus on regional economic vitality. A strong economy is vital to every successful community. We are becoming a destination for...

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Hacker Fellows

Regional Economic Vitality A strong economy is vital to every successful community. We are becoming a destination for many newcomers including entrepreneurs, immigrants, and millennials. The Community Foundation’s focus on...

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New Economy Initiative

Regional Economic Vitality A strong economy is vital to every successful community. We are becoming a destination for many newcomers including entrepreneurs, immigrants, and millennials. The Community Foundation’s focus on...

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Southwest Solutions

Regional Economic Vitality A strong economy is vital to every successful community. We are becoming a destination for many newcomers including entrepreneurs, immigrants, and millennials. The Community Foundation’s focus on...

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New Economy Initiative Seeks Applicants for $400,000 in Awards through the NEIdeas Small Business Challenge

Challenge to award $400,000 in cash prizes to existing businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park for their ideas for growth. Application period is open May 1-June 1 (11:59 p.m.)....

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In Press Release

New Economy Initiative Releases Report on $2.9 Billion Economic Impact

On September 14, the New Economy Initiative (NEI) released a report of its cumulative impact at an event attended by NEI funders, grantees and stakeholders in Detroit. NEI is the...

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FoodLab Detroit: Supporting Food Entrepreneurs

Supporting a Healthy Food System A diet rich in healthy foods is essential to good health — that may be as close to a universal truth as there is. We...

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