Please read our grant guidelines prior to filling out the grant application.
After application is submitted, please go to our Grant Application Format page for additional information to be sent via email.

The Detroit Industrial School is a community-based private foundation established to provide funding for the projects that directly benefit children. Its limited funds must always be given to Tri-County (Wayne, Oakland, Macomb) area non-profit agencies serving children where there is the greatest need and the least access to funds from other sources.

Primarily funded are agencies serving deserving children and those who support special needs. There must be no racial or religious discrimination in the agency’s service to children.

Application must be received by:
SEPTEMBER 1 for October grants and
MARCH 1 for May grants

Grants in amounts up to $5,000 are awarded for specific purposes such as:
Basic needs (food, clothing, emergency shelter, etc.)
Tutoring and reading programs for children
Educational and cultural enrichment programs
Recreational and educational supplies and equipment
Specialized equipment for disabled children
Field trips
Skill training projects

(Pilot projects are considered)

We do not allocate funds for:
General fund-raising campaigns
Annual operating budgets
Capital expenditures

Click HERE for Grant Application

Click HERE for Grant Application Format Information

IRS 501 (C)(3) Organization
Donations are tax deductible