Our Work

  • The Board and staff members at the Detroit Public Schools Foundation works intentionally to achieve our key functions.

  • Fundraising

    We are an independent 501(c)3 entity that raises money to support Detroit Public Schools Community District students.

  • Information Source

    We help the general public to understand the opportunities and challenges experienced every day in our educational institutions.

  • Grantmaking Entity

    In response to funding requests, we award grants to teachers, schools, and non-profits operating in the schools for programs and materials designed to enhance the students’ educational experiences.

  • Volunteer Board

    Our organization is led by a group of dedicated community leaders who give their time and talent to help ensure that every student has an opportunity to receive a quality education.

  • Facilitator/Connector

    We connect schools and programs to supporters.

  • Committed Staff

    Every day our team works to raise the money, award the grants, and do whatever it takes to fulfill the Foundation’s mission.