Points of Light Foundation Selects City Connect Detroit and the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Program for its Civic Accelerator

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator – the first national accelerator dedicated to investing in civic ventures – recently announced the 15 ventures selected to participate in its Fall 2016 program. Continue reading

8,157 Youth Trained and Employed During Summer 2016

City Connect Detroit and its partners trained and employed 8,157 Detroit youth during summer 2016, in partnership with 70 community-based organizations. Continue reading

Year-Round Training Program Prepares Youth for Education and Career Success

City Connect Detroit’s Young Adult Education and Employability Program has already helped more than 300 Detroit youth improve grades, prepare for work. Continue reading

Detroit’s Summer Job Program: A Catalyst for Career and Life Success

This is the 9th consecutive summer that Detroit introduces its youth to the local job market through the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program. Continue reading

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent

The Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program provides summer employment opportunities for Detroit youth, made possible with the support of generous corporate and philanthropic donations. More than just a summer job, these experiences are helping build a talented future workforce in Detroit.

For more information, please visit www.gdyt.org or call 313.967.5887

Mission Statement

The mission of City Connect Detroit is to help metropolitan Detroit nonprofits and governments obtain increased national funding and to facilitate collaboration among nonprofits, governments, businesses, grant-makers, and others.


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