Recent projects supported by the Russell Family Foundation include:


  • Alternatives for Girls, $25,000: Support to expand its “asset building” program and add a new peer mentoring approach
  • InsideOut Literary Arts Project, $15,000: Support for full in-school residency program in one school
  • Oakland Family Services, $23,000: Support to expand an early childhood and parent support program through home visitation
  • Penrickton Center for Blind Children, $15,000: Support for ceiling track equipment for an expanded dance and movement therapy room
  • Detroit Food Academy, $25,000: Support for leadership training and data recording and analysis systems
  • Downtown Boxing Gym, $25,000: Support for a partnership with the Detroit Achievement Academy
  • Girls Group, $25,000: Support to expand the College and Career Preparation programs to all participants, including the development of new curriculum and programming for students as young as middle school age
  • Midnight Golf Program, $25,000: Support for the College Access and Support program to support students from their high school year through college years
  • Racquet Up Detroit, $25,000: Support to build its capacity for program expansion
  • Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan, $10,000: Support for one Star Power site at Holmes Elementary School in Ypsilanti

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Russell Family Foundation grants.

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