Bring to scale quality high schools that can better serve urban and minority students in Detroit and its inner ring suburbs by assisting Detroit area foundations and educational leaders in launching a "high school accelerator," a new education intermediary
In Metro Detroit, Michigan Future, Inc. is spearheading an ambitious plan to open 35 new, open-enrollment high schools by 2017 to serve approximately 14,000 students. It aims to increase the number of low-income and minority students who graduate ready to attend and complete college and secure jobs created by the new economy. It is also driving a compelling public policy agenda that emphasizes a quality education for all.
Provide funds to support a convening to improve early childhood results in Battle Creek, Mich., by strengthening stakeholders’ capacity to better understand, align and implement components of an early childhood system
Increase access to fresh, healthy foods in low access areas throughout Michigan through the use of financing tools by developing the program criteria and marketing plan of the Michigan Healthy Food Fund