Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Reviving Detroit: 4 Arenas Where Nonprofits Can Act to Design a New Future - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly
Reviving Detroit: 4 Arenas Where Nonprofits Can Act to Design a New Future - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly: nstead of addressing what might be involved in Detroit’s potential protection under Chapter 9, we’d like to raise issues for nonprofits and foundations concerned about Detroit and other cities like it. Although Detroit’s large foundation community, led by the likes of the Kresge Foundation, the Skillman Foundation, the McGregor Foundation, and the Hudson-Webber Foundation, has been actively engaged and putting big dollars into Detroit initiatives, traction and results have been hard to come by. Many longstanding Detroit nonprofits have not fared well in recent years, some with organizational finances following Detroit’s trajectory. Where do foundations and nonprofits go from here? How can they participate in and help shape the necessary fixes for the Motor City?