Placemaking

News
Published: 03/02/2016
Creative Placemaking and how it is breathing new life into cities in Michigan and beyond is the topic of the next InFocus SEM Series to be held March 15 at the Rattlesnake Club in Detroit.
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News type: Newswire
Funding Area: Placemaking



News
Published: 03/15/2014
Greenways and blueways offer new economic opportunities for many Michigan cities and towns according to experts speaking to a recent Green & Blue Network meeting.
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News type: Event Highlight



Resource
Released: 12/2013

In a white paper published by the Michigan Economic Center at Prima Civitas, Foundation Director John Austin defines Michigan’s “Blue Economy” and estimates the economic impact of water-based economic activity at nearly one million jobs and $60 billion annually.

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Resource Type: Report



Resource
Released: 01/2013

This occasional paper from the Kettering Foundation is written by Peter Pennekamp, former executive director of the Humboldt Area Foundation. It explores the questions of why and how community democracy can be both a cultural choice and an organizing system for philanthropy.

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Resource Type: Report
Topic: Collaboration



Resource
Released: 12/2014

Lessons learned in place-based philanthropy from The California Endowment strategic review.

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Resource Type: Best Practice
Audience: All Members
Funding Area: Placemaking



Resource
Released: 08/2015

In an effort to capture and codify the growing breadth of knowledge and experience around leveraging networks for social impact, the Monitor Institute, a part of Deloitte Consulting, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, have produced ENGAGE: How Funders Can Support and Leverage Networks for Social Impact— an online guide which offers a series of frameworks, tools, insights, and stories to help funders explore the critical questions around using networks as part of their grantmaking strategy—particularly as a means to accelerating impact.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeToolkit
Audience: All Members
Topic: Networks
Funding Area: Placemaking



Resource
Released: 08/2015

A report by the Urban League of Greater New Orleans that focuses on the changes and lessons learned in the City of New Orleans ten years after Hurricane Katrina through the lens of the African American community.

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Resource Type: Report
Audience: MFAAPAll Members