Supporting connected service systems represents an important piece of the Fund’s work. It reinforces our other grant priorities by connecting different service systems to each other and improving the overall system of supports for community members experiencing sustained, concentrated poverty. Though we do not solicit inquiries or applications under this category, the Fund proactively identifies funding opportunities with the potential to strengthen the social safety net through activities that:
OUR GRANTS SUPPORT
The Corporation for Supportive Housing to provide technical assistance, training and capacity building to strengthen efforts to end homelessness in Detroit.
The Homeless Action Network of Detroit to incubate and develop the Continuum of Care governance and structure to administer public funding for, and evaluate the performance of, housing and services for homeless persons in Detroit, Highland Park and Hamtramck.
The City of Detroit Health Department, through the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan, to establish a Healthier Communities division to rebuild local government human services capacity.