- About Us
- Media Center
- DPS Alumni
- Apply For A Grant
- Contact Us
Historians tell us that the most important reason to study history is to learn from it. Other social scientists remind us that knowing the stories of our forbearers is a source of pride and inspiration. Thus, celebrating Black History Month, and other heritage days, weeks, and months, is an opportunity for our schools to help students build self -confidence, teach lessons of resourcefulness, and honor our ancestors.
Here at the DPS Foundation we believe that every young person has the potential to grow up to do something great. That does not mean that everyone must be someone great. It does mean that we can make a difference in the lives of others no matter our occupation or our career trajectory. To understand how this might be possible, we must study our history….read more.
To raise, manage and steward funds and other resources to support value-added programs and activities for the benefit of the Detroit Public Schools, DPS-authorized charter schools, DPS schools placed in the Education Achievement Authority and their respective students.
To read the Press Release click here (PDF)Read more
“As the world has become smaller and competition more global, we have increased the drumbeat around the need for every child to go to college. We say that each one should aspire to earning a…Read more
I went to Schulze elementary and Mumford and loved them both and remember being very proud that’s where I went to school. As a kid, I always thought I would be a veterinarian. But then…Read more
To view the proclamation please click here (PDF)Read more