Quality of life in the city is dependent on economic growth strategies that intentionally connect people and communities to opportunity.   The Hudson-Webber Foundation invests in projects that strengthen neighborhoods, and that advance an equitable and inclusive economy, helping Detroiters access quality jobs and build wealth including through entrepreneurship and home ownership.

Grant Highlights

Community Development Advocates of Detroit was awarded $200,000 for operational capacity for the Building the Engine of Community Development planning process and to facilitate system governance.

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (NEI) was awarded $250,000 to support the New Economy Initiative’s (NEI) Small Business COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Detroit Future City was awarded $200,000 to support Detroit Future City’s Center for Equity, Engagement, and Research to strengthen economic equity for Detroit city residents through sustained and expanded research and engagement efforts.

Invest Detroit was awarded $1,000,000 to support general operations to enhance and sustain the administration of real estate and business development activities in Detroit, including the Strategic Neighborhood Fund.