Our Youth Council Directed $200k to These Detroit Nonprofits

Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, Inc.


This grant will renew support to Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund and its partners—the City of Detroit Department of Neighborhoods, Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC), and Connect Detroit—to continue the integration of financial empowerment and banking access into Detroit’s largest youth employment program, Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT). Within
DESC, the CFE Fund will newly partner with the WIOA program team. Additionally, the Detroit Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) will now provide financial counseling to GDYT participants in partnership with FEC provider Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency.