named $100,000 Grant Recipients by I100MD During 2021 Big Give
Accent Pontiac, Brilliant Detroit & LifeBUILDERS will split $52,000 finalists award.
Developing KIDS will be using the grant to operate its current programming in a new drop-in center in Detroit for youth from ages 3 to 24. The funds will also allow for the creation of a new early childhood program with a focus on year-round literacy intervention.
Freedom House will use the funds to redesign their front yard to create a shared community space that will foster positive well-being among residents and neighbors alike. It will also give children a safe, fenced play space, and will help in ongoing efforts to beautify the neighborhood.
The Big Give also featured a local artist who created a mural to capture the joy of collective giving. Her work will be repurposed into wearable art by Rebel Nell, a Detroit-based, women-owned, mission-driven company that provides employment, equitable opportunity and wraparound support for women with barriers to employment. The jewelry will be available for purchase, please use link below.