Talent Grantees

  • Detroit Regional Chamber Foundation Inc.
    • Grant Name
    • Grant Amount
    • Grant Purpose
    • Grant Name:
    • Intern in Michigan
    • Grant Amount:
    • $1964284
    • Grant Purpose:
    • Support for implementation of a system to place 25,000 Michigan college students in Michigan-based internships.
  • Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
    • Grant Name
    • Grant Amount
    • Grant Purpose
    • Grant Name:
    • Kauffman Fellow
    • Grant Amount:
    • $65000
    • Grant Purpose:
    • Sponsorship for Timothy Marzullo (participant in Kauffman Postdoctoral Fellowship), who will be working at the University of Michigan to grow the Backyard Brains program.
  • MDC Inc.
    • Grant Name
    • Grant Amount
    • Grant Purpose
    • Grant Name:
    • Achieving the Dream (ATD)
    • Grant Amount:
    • $230000
    • Grant Purpose:
    • Support to implement the Achieving the Dream (ATD) program at Oakland Community College and Washtenaw Community College.
  • Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
    • Grant Name
    • Grant Amount
    • Grant Purpose
    • Grant Name:
    • Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
    • Grant Amount:
    • $512200
    • Grant Purpose:
    • Support to serve as an intermediary to convene leaders, develop strategy and build services for the regional advanced manufacturing sector.
  • Michigan State University
    • Grant Name
    • Grant Amount
    • Grant Purpose
    • Grant Name:
    • MSU Global Supply Chain Grant
    • Grant Amount:
    • $200000
    • Grant Purpose:
    • Support to implement global supply chain job growth strategies in collaboration with the Detroit Regional Chamber and Wayne State University.
    • Grant Name:
    • URC Global Talent Retention Initiative (GTRI)
    • Grant Amount:
    • $450000
    • Grant Purpose:
    • Support to fund the University Research Corridor to connect international students to businesses in Southeast Michigan.
  • National Skills Coalition
    • Grant Name
    • Grant Amount
    • Grant Purpose
    • Grant Name:
    • Workforce White Paper
    • Grant Amount:
    • $7500
    • Grant Purpose:
    • Support to produce a white paper and educational seminars that highlight best practices and state policy needed to ensure more Michigan residents are trained and prepared for jobs in the new economy.
  • NextEnergy
    • Grant Name
    • Grant Amount
    • Grant Purpose
    • Grant Name:
    • NextEnergy
    • Grant Amount:
    • $499530
    • Grant Purpose:
    • Support to convene alternative energy leaders to develop a regional sectoral workforce development strategy.
  • Southeast Michigan Community Alliance (SEMCA)
    • Grant Name
    • Grant Amount
    • Grant Purpose
    • Grant Name:
    • Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN)
    • Grant Amount:
    • $1500000
    • Grant Purpose:
    • Support for a regional collaborative of community colleges and workforce boards to create a comprehensive and cohesive system for talent and workforce development.
  • Southwest Solutions
    • Grant Name
    • Grant Amount
    • Grant Purpose
    • Grant Name:
    • Earn and Learn
    • Grant Amount:
    • $2000000
    • Grant Purpose:
    • Support for the Earn and Learn employment program targeting unemployed men in the cities of Detroit, Highland Park and Hamtramck.