News & Announcements
The Coleman A. Young Foundation has announced 10 Detroit high school students who have won the 2013 Skillman Promising Youth Legacy Awards. The program, which began in 2011 to celebrate The Skillman Foundation’s 50th anniversary, pays promising students up to $10,000 in college scholarships.
The Skillman Foundation has adopted a new strategic framework and is announcing several staff changes that reflect that renewed vision for its work for Detroit children. Those new appointments include 11 internal promotions, including three new vice presidents.
Skillman Foundation announces new strategic vision for preparing Detroit children for college, career and life
After an intense, six-month strategic planning process, the Foundation has a new framework to share for how it will continue and strengthen its work to improve outcomes for Detroit’s children. It builds on the Foundation’s founding mission and years of work in Detroit, especially the last seven years of collaboration with Detroit neighborhoods and schools, and the process involved input from many stakeholders across the Foundation’s grantee portfolio and throughout the community.
May 20, 2013
When you hear the buzz phrase “social innovation,” what comes to mind? We hope that in the future, you might think of The Skillman Foundation. Because as part of our recent strategic planning efforts, we’ve identified it as one the six investment areas that we believe will best work together to solve problems children in the city of Detroit face every day. ... Read More