Our Donors & Supporters

  • The Detroit Public Schools Foundation would also like to acknowledge all of its additional supporters for their generous contributions. Contributions to the Foundation help build quality programs that enrich the educational experience of Detroit Public Schools Community District students and promote student achievement.

    2019/20 Fiscal Year Donors

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  • ABC Student Transportation, Inc.

    Anonymous Donor

    Detroit Children’s Fund

    Detroit Lions Charities

  • FCA Foundation

    Ford Motor Company Fund

    Hudson Webber Foundation

    JPMorgan Chase Foundation

  • Kennedy, John C. III and Nancy G.

    Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation

    State of Michigan – Department of Technology, Management & Budget

    The Kresge Foundation

  • The Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation

    The Skillman Foundation

    United Way for Southeastern Michigan

    W. K. Kellogg Foundation

  • American International Group, Inc.

    Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

    Deloitte Foundation

  • DTE Foundation

    Henry-Morris Foundation Fund

    Lewis, David Baker

    MGM Grand Detroit

  • Michigan Fitness Foundation

    PNC Foundation

    Roberts, Roy and Maureen

    Rocket Community Fund

  • The McGregor Fund

    The Sidley Austin Foundation

    Trinity Health

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  • Ally Financial Inc.

    Bridgewater Interiors LLC

    Carroll, David

    Comerica Charitable Foundation

    Dearborn Federal Credit Union

    Dennis W. Archer Community Development Fund

    Detroit Manufacturing Systems

    Fifth Third Bank

    Fifth Third Bank

    FoodCorps Michigan

    Franklin Charitable Giving Program

  • Ford, Henry III and Emily

    Franklin Charitable Giving Program

    GDI Services Inc.

    H&R Block Foundation

    Hayes Giles, Joyce

    IBEW Local 58

    Jarvis, Darrell

    Jones, Christian and Liz

    Lewis, Denise 

    Lyft

    Means Group Inc.

  • Lewis, Denise

    Macy’s Foundation

    MassMutual Great Lakes

    National Football League Foundation

    Network For Good

    PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

    Payne Landscaping Inc.

    Plante Moran, PLLC

    Roberts, Roy S 

    School Specialty

    Stefanini, Inc.

  • The Children’s Foundation

    The Detroit Chapter of SIM

    The Holley Foundation

    The Jewish Fund

    The Priester Foundation

    Verizon

    William J. Beckham Jr. Fund for Children and Youth

    Young Woman’s Home Association

    Walbridge Construction

    Wayne County Community College District

  • AAA – The Auto Club Group

    Anonymous Donor

    Anonymous Donor

    Ascension Southeast Michigan Community Health

    Asmus, Louis

    Bright Funds

    Brivar Construction Company

    Comerica Bank

  • Corporate F.A.C.T.S., Inc.

    Dakkota Integrated Systems

    Garrett, Roger L.

    Greektown Casino, LLC

    Gregory Terrell & Company

    Hatten Butler, Gwendolyn

    Health Alliance Plan

    Henry Ford Health System

    Hine, Zeena

     

  • Huntington National Bank

    Jordan, Alfred

    Laborers Local 1191

    Lutz Roofing Company, Inc.

    Martin, Arrington, Desai, and Meyers, P.C.

    MCA Detroit

    Motor City Casino Hotel

    Need To Talk, LLC

     

  • Newman, George and Ida

    O’Neill, Alfonso and Judy

    Phillips, Christine

    Sage Foundation

    Schell, Nina

    The Fischer Family

    The Community Foundation of Southeastern Michigan/The Yes Foundation Endowment Fund

    TI Fluid Systems

  • Allen, Floyd

    Allor, Fred

    Amerisure Insurance

    Banks, Krystal

    Baugh, Chacona W.

    Bennert, Thomas

    Bill Brown Ford

    Canine to Five

    Canton Community Foundation

    Carhartt

    Carlson, Jared

    Chase, Jeff

    Clark Hill-Detroit Enrichment Fund

    Coleman, Gina

    Connolly, Aidan

    Cornerstone Macro LLC

    Correa, Elizabeth

    Creamer, Andrew

    Delta Dental of Michigan

    Driker Family Fund

  • Goodlesky, Sean

    Gupta, Anant

    Hatteras, Inc.

    Herhold, Amy

    Hoort, Daniel

    Hutchison Funeral Home

    James Oliver Coffee Co. LLC

    Jefferson, Arthur

    Jolliffe, Jay

    Julian H. Krolik and Elaine F. Weiss Philanthropic Fund

    Kenwal Steel Corp.

    Kirsch, Daniel

    Krakowski, Richard

    Little, Brak

    Long, Justin

    Lucas, David

    Lyft

    Marsh & McLennan Agency |

    Michigan Mass Mutual Michigan Metro

    McCullough, Adam

  • Means Group Inc.

    Meriweather, Alycia

    Michell, Stefanie

    Minter, Michelle

    Murthy, Venkat

    National African America Insurance Assoc. MI. Chapter

    Newman, Wendy

    Nika & Co.

    OHM Advisors

    Opperman, Kiel

    P & H Quality Maintenance

    Parra, Christina

    Picazo, Ingrid

    54Pinnamaneni, Gayatri

    Process Controls & Instrumentation, LLC

    Reddy, Madhavi

    Reginald and Marcia Turner Charitable Fund

    Schulman, Paul

    Scott-Gatz, Sharon

    Shinola

  • Snider Recreation, Inc.

    Tarnowsky, Steven and Carol

    TCF Bank

    Terrell, Gregory

    The Benevity Community Impact Fund

    The Colton Brezner Endowment Fund

    The Sylvia Pevin and George Pevin Foundation

    Tolbert, Robert J.

    URGE Imprint, LLC

    Van Dusen, Amanda

    Van Dyke Horn Public Relations

    Was, Jessica

    Wayne County Sheriff’s Office

    Wayne State University

    Weisberg, Daniel

    Wilson, Shawn

    Wineman, Michael and Kathryn

    Woodruff-Wright, Maria

    Worden, Ian J.

  • In-Kind Donors

  • 2020 Champions of Education

  • Presenting
    Ford Motor Company Fund

    Valedictorian
    TCF Bank

    Salutatorian
    DTE Foundation

    Summa Cum Laude
    Plante Moran, PLLC

    Magna Cum Laude
    GDI Services, Inc.

    Cum Laude
    Operating Engineers Local 324

    Honors
    Comcast Cable
    Detroit Lions Charities
    Fifth Third Bank
    Ford III, Henry and Emily
    PNC Bank
    Watson, Jerome

  • Table
    Ascension Southeast Michigan Community Health
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
    Corporate F.A.C.T.S.
    Hatten Butler, Gwendolyn
    Henry Ford Health System
    Huntington Bank
    Johnston, Carol
    Laborers Local Union 1191
    Martin, Arrington, Desai, and Meyers, P.C.
    Verizon

    Student Entertainment
    MassMutual Great Lakes
    URGE Imprint

    Student Centerpiece
    MCA Detroit

    Media Sponsor
    Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana

  • 2nd Annual Golf Outing – 2021

  • Presenting Sponsor
    Ford, Henry III and Emily

    Golf Cart Sponsor
    Comerica

    Photo Booth & Auction Sponsor
    Detroit Manufacturing Systems

    Registration Sponsors
    IBEW Local 58
    MassMutual Great Lakes

    Lunch Sponsors
    Dakkota Integrated Systems
    Greektown Casino-Hotel
    Lutz Roofing Company, Inc.
    Marsh USA
    MGM Grand Detroit
    Motor City Casino-Hotel

    Breakfast Sponsors
    AAA – The Auto Club Group
    Gregory Terrell & Company
    Health Alliance Plan

    Auction Sponsor
    Marsh & McLennan Agency | Michigan

    Driving Range Sponsors
    Detroit Children’s Fund
    Renaissance

    Contests Sponsors
    Ally Financial
    TI Fluid Systems

  • Drinks/Beverage Sponsor
    Wayne County Sheriff Office

    Gifts and Prizes Sponsor
    Hutchinson Funeral Home

    Signage & Marketing Sponsor
    Bill Brown Ford

    Tee Sponsors
    Kenwal Steel Corp.
    Means Group
    National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA Detroit)

    Foursome Sponsors
    Dakkota Integrated Systems
    Global Project Oversight LLC
    Marsh & McLennan Agency | Michigan
    Motor City Casino-Hotel
    Opperman, Kiel
    Process Controls & Instrumentation, LLC
    Wayne State University

    Individual Tickets
    Human-I-T
    Krystal Banks Services
    Shiffman, Douglas
    Stantec Architecture, Inc.

    Donations
    Ascension Michigan
    Fishman, Steven
    Gray, Stacey
    Krystal Banks Services
    The Fischer Family

  • 2021 Champions of Education

  • Presenting Sponsor
    Ford Motor Company Fund

    Valedictorian/Reception
    The Huntington National Bank

    Salutatorian
    DTE Foundation

    Summa Cum Laude
    Ford, Henry III and Emily
    Plante Moran

    Magna Cum Laude
    GDI Services, Inc.

    Cum Laude
    Operating Engineers Local 324

    VIP Reception
    ABC Student Transportation, Inc.

    Honors
    Fifth Third Bank
    Health Alliance Plan
    PNC Foundation

    Table
    Detroit Lions Charities
    Greektown Casino-Hotel
    Hatten Butler, Gwendolyn
    Laborer’s Local 1191
    Martin, Arrington, Desal, and Meyers P.C.
    Verizon
    Watson, Jerome

  • Student Entertainment
    MCA Detroit

    Media Sponsor
    Clark Hill

    Donations
    Chavez, JoAnn
    Colin, Kathleen
    Fishman, Steven
    Jackets for Jobs
    Miller Canfield
    Snider Recreation
    Stephens, Kenyatta

    Individual Tickets
    Batchelor, William
    Butts, Kevin
    DeRaad, Franciscus
    Giorgio, John
    Hayes Giles, Joyce
    Johnston, Carol
    Lily, Jametta
    MCA Detroit (Rudy Diaz)
    Pernick, Nat
    Script guide RX, Inc.