Providing real-world experiences through local and international travel, engaging parents, interactions with business and community leaders, and teacher professional development opportunities directly impact the quality of education of our feature leaders.

    Grants


    • Detroit Public Schools | $200

      DPS District Wide Spelling Bee.

    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School | $250

      Support for Boys’ Basketball Program.

    • Detroit Public Schools | $300

      Teacher professional development support for MEATA/MASCI Apprenticeship Conference in May 2016.

    • Detroit Public Schools | $750

      Support for K-8 Athletic Department

    • Detroit Public Schools | $1,700

      The Detroit Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Summit to build partnerships with community organizations to accelerate academic success.

    • Detroit Historical Society | $2,000

      Docent-led school tours at the museum, through the Detroit Historical Society’s, Adopt-A-Class Program.

    • Michigan Youth Appreciation Foundation | $3,000

      Scholarships and bus rental for youth ages 8-15 years, to attend Metro Detroit Youth Day.

    • Detroit Public Schools Police Department | $3,500

      Women of the Future Summer Camp for 5th-7th grade girls.

    • Detroit Public Schools Police Department | $3,500

      DPS Police Department field trip for 30, 3rd – 6th graders. Students learn about police officers, gun safety, and anti-bullying.

    • Detroit Public Schools | $4,300

      Bookstock’s BEST essay contest awards.

    • Davison Elementary/Middle School| $4,500

      Gift of Reading Program, providing print and digital reading content for the school library.

    • Cass Technical High School | $4,800

      International Baccalaureate (IB) program, designed to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who are motivated to succeed.

    • Detroit Public Schools | $6,000

      Swimming instructors and locker room attendants at four DPS schools benefiting 1,000 students, grades K-12.

    • Detroit Public Schools | $8,000

      To provide coats, uniforms, school supplies, transportation and hygiene kits, and clothing for students experiencing homelessness.

    • Nichols Elementary-Middle School| $9,360

      Building maintenance and repairs.

    • Sean Michael Anderson Foundation | $15,000

      Mogul Prep Academy event, held at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History showcasing music education.

    • Westside Academy | $23,250

      Implementation of the Linked Learning Curriculum, a school reform approach that seeks to transform students’ high school experience by bringing together strong academics, demanding career and technical education, and real-world experience.

    • Detroit Public Schools | $29,988

      Transportation to Shell Eco-Marathon event. Shell Eco-marathon challenges student teams around the world to design, build, test and drive ultra-energy-efficient vehicles.

    • Ben Carson High School for Science and Medicine| $46,500

      Implementation of the Linked Learning Curriculum, a school reform approach that seeks to transform students’ high school experience by bringing together strong academics, demanding career and technical education, and real-world experience.

    • Detroit Public Schools Police Department | $73,405*

      Safe Routes to Schools Initiative in 10 DPS schools.

    • Detroit Public Schools Office of School Nutrition | $80,609*

      To purchase and update kitchen equipment for Office of School Nutrition and in schools.