Support the DDP

Support Downtown

Since 1922, the Downtown Detroit Partnership has advanced Detroit through strategic initiatives programs and placemaking for the benefit of everyone who lives, works, and visits the city’s urban core. The work of DDP is anchored in the belief that community engagement, citizen leadership, and philanthropy are the keys to ensuring that Downtown Detroit remains vibrant, connected, and welcoming for generations to come.

If you are interested in making a donation, please reach out to Soula Burns.

DDP’s work continues to evolve with the changing needs of the Downtown community, and the pandemic has accelerated our focus on fostering and strengthening inclusive parks and public spaces, community programs, and recovery strategies. This work, in addition to our dynamic public space stewardship, is supported by numerous individuals, corporations, and foundations. Investing in DDP’s mission enables the organization to effectively care for the city today – for a stronger and more sustainable future.

What Does Sponsorship Support?

Become a corporate sponsor and join leading businesses in supporting the DDP’s mission to strengthen and support efforts to create a more sustainable, equitable and vibrant urban core. Sponsorship will reinforce your company’s dedication to the community and enhance the quality of life in Downtown Detroit for your employees, customers and their families. Your company’s sponsorship is a direct investment into a resilient future for generations to come.

How to Support Downtown

Individual donors have several options to support the Downtown Detroit Partnership. Donors can direct funds to the general operating fund, a specific park, or a legacy fund. For more information on how to support the Downtown Detroit Partnership, please contact Mary Riegle.

How to Become a Sponsor

To learn more or become a sponsor, please complete the form below or email us at sponsorship@downtowndetroit.org

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Other Ways to Support the DDP

Become a Member

By becoming a member of DDP, businesses join a powerful network of corporations and individuals supporting our Downtown. Our members become an integral part of the community and have a voice in our diverse and growing city.

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DDP builds on its core mission to work collaboratively with businesses, institutions, and key stakeholders in Downtown Detroit to address the needs of its membership, improve relationships, and foster a greater sense of community.

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