Improving structure and operations in Detroit

The Detroit News reports on a grant from the foundation aimed at helping the city develop a plan to effectively administer $293 million in annual federal grant funding and improve Detroit’s governance structure and operations. Ford has a long history of supporting Detroit, having given nearly $60 million in grants to the region since 2007 to improve the quality of living by supporting commitments to transportation, affordable housing and arts and culture.

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The Ford Foundation is an independent, nonprofit grant-making organization. For more than 80 years it has worked with courageous people on the frontlines of social change worldwide, guided by its mission to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement. With headquarters in New York, the foundation has offices in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.