4th Annual Champions of Education

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On October 17th, DPSF held its 4th Annual Champions of Education event sponsored by Ford Motor Company Fund and Reception sponsor ABC Student Transportation Inc., showcasing the incredible talent of DPSCD students, and honoring community champions, Dr. Herman Gray, President and CEO of United Way for Southeast Michigan and  Ms Myra Anderson, Executive Director of the Sean Anderson Foundation for their tireless … Read More

Student Uniforms Needed

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For many of our students, a uniform can be a significant barrier to attending school regularly.  In order to assist with easing the burden on families, and increasing student attendance, two corporate donors, GDI Integrated Facility Services and Mechanical Design and Installation LLC have donated $10,000 in matching funds towards the purchase of student uniforms. Your donation will go twice … Read More

Program Spotlight

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In October, Ford Motor Company Fund launched the Ford Resource and Engagement Center (FREC) at Fisher Magnet Upper Academy. Programs will emphasize education, job training, workforce development, investments focused on the next generation of Detroiters, and serving families on the city’s far east side. This Center provides services to thousands of students and residents in the area with the help of nonprofit … Read More

2017/18 Cycle II Grantees Announced

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The Detroit Public Schools Foundation is a proud partner in providing students across Detroit Public Schools Community District with programs that support and enhance their education. During our Cycle II competitive grants process this fall, DPSF awarded over $70,000 to support programs and services throughout the District, servicing over 1,800 students at 8 schools as well as community partners Rackham … Read More