Motor City and GreenLight partner with multi-sector support

Detroit was the birthplace of both the auto industry and the country’s middle class. Since emerging from bankruptcy, Detroit’s resilience is built on community action, entrepreneurship, collaboration, and civic renewal.

But as the city core has attracted worldwide interest, our neighborhoods deserve equal attention. Reliable and affordable transportation is hard to find. Quality education, jobs, and training remain scarce. And half our children live in poverty.

This is why we’re uniting advocates from across sectors to enact proven solutions in Detroit.

Our Portfolio

We search from coast to coast to bring the most promising, ground-breaking answers to some of Detroit’s most challenging poverty-related issues. Organizations in our portfolio represent the best in their fields – in innovation, measurable results and ability to scale.


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