The Detroit Public Safety Foundation secures funding for the Detroit Police Department and Detroit Fire Department in the areas of training, technology, equipment, community engagement and wellness.

Snapshot of 2019 Accomplishments
  • More than $800,000 in grant funding for programs supporting the Detroit Police Department and Detroit Fire Department from 13 community foundations and partners

  • $317,685 in-kind donation of traffic barriers donated by Ilitch Holdings for crowd control at large events

  • $239,826 grant from My Brother’s Keeper, The Obama Foundation, for the Brotherhood Program

  • $183,624 in grant funding for a three-year commitment from the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation for the Sisterhood Program

  • $125,000 from the GM Foundation for the third year of Drive to Thrive funding

  • $100,000 for the Brotherhood and Sisterhood Programs from the Detroit Lions as part of the “Detroit Lions Inspire Change” social justice initiative

  • $100,000 donation in which $85,000 was for rent and renovation of a facility for DPD’s Peer Support Team, $4,500 was for DPD’s Baker to Vegas team, and $10,000 was for the DPD Museum & Gift Shop

  • $79,000 in-kind donation by Planet Fitness of complete fitness gyms at the Police Training Academy and DPD’s 12th Precinct

  • $47,000 grant from the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation to support Children in Trauma Intervention (CITI) Camp 

  • $20,000 donation for the purchase of ballistic safety equipment for the Detroit Police Department

  • $15,000 grant from Motorola Solutions Foundation for Advanced Training for DFD’s Peer Support Team

  • Grant funding for Emergency Medical Services Educational Scholarships

  • Sponsor of the Citizens Police Academy

  • Hosted Women in Blue, a celebration of women within the Detroit Police Department and Detroit Fire Department with keynote speaker, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson

  • Hosted the Above & Beyond Awards Ceremony to honor DPD and DFD first-responders for their heroic actions

Detroit Public Safety Foundation

1301 3rd Street, Suite 547

Detroit, MI 48226 

Office: 313-628-2169

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