Who Funds Us

Donors and members subscribe to BridgeDetroit’s belief that Detroit’s 700,000 residents deserve a transparent, innovative, diversely staffed news organization to deepen and improve their relationship to information and truth. Donors play no role in guiding the journalism produced by BridgeDetroit.

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When it comes to our donors and corporate sponsors, BridgeDetroit is committed to transparency. All donors and sponsors of more than $5,000 are listed below.

When donors or corporate sponsors who have given $5,000 or more to BridgeDetroit are named in our stories, we disclose them on those pages.

  • Black Leaders Detroit
  • Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
  • Delta Dental of Michigan (sponsor)
  • DTE Energy Foundation
  • Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation
  • Facebook Journalism Project Community Network
  • First Draft News
  • Ford Foundation
  • Fund for Nonprofit News at the Miami Foundation
  • Google News Initiative
  • Hudson-Webber Foundation
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Kresge Foundation
  • McGregor Fund
  • Fred A. And Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation
  • Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation
  • The Skillman Foundation