The Detroit Public Schools Foundation is a:

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    FUNDRAISING ORGANIZATION

    We are an independent 501(c)3 entity that raises money from the private sector to support students in the public schools

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    GRANTMAKING ENTITY

    In response to funding requests, we award grants to teachers, schools, non-profits operating in the schools, for programs and materials designed to enhance the students’ educational experiences.

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    FACILITATOR/CONNECTOR

    We connect schools and programs to supporters.

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    INFORMATION SOURCE

    We help the general public to understand the opportunities and challenges experienced every day in our educational institutions.

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    VOLUNTEER BOARD

    Our organization is led by a group of dedicated community leaders who give of their time, talent, and treasure to help ensure that every student has an opportunity to receive a quality education.

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    COMMITTED STAFF

    Every day our team work to raise the money, award the grants, and do whatever it takes to fulfill the Foundation’s mission.