Bethany Christian Services

Bethany Christian Services is a global nonprofit organization that brings families together and keeps families together. Strengthening families for the well-being of children is our top priority. Our services include adoption, foster care, and pregnancy counseling. We also provide counseling to families, assist refugees and immigrants resettling in the U.S., and partner with several international countries to help keep families together. The work we do equips families to be the answer for children in need—as Christ intended.

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Beyond Basics

Beyond Basics is a child-centered, literacy focused nonprofit organization. We provide one-on-one reading tutoring and literacy enrichment programs for K-12 students and achieve grade level movement in six to twelve weeks. Beyond Basics’ proven methods are life-changing for the kids we reach, opening a whole new world and future to those who need it most.

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Black Caucus Foundation of Michigan

Founded in 1986 by the Honorable Dr. Alma G. Stallworth, The Black Caucus Foundation of Michigan is committed to improving the quality of life for at risk youth, adults and families across Michigan through advocacy, research and direct services.

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BouTiki is a unique boutique that will use its retail operations to train youth in all aspects of retailing while offering quality women's clothing and accessories to the budget conscience shopper.

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Educating U 4 Life

Educating U-4 Life's mission is to assist children and their families to improve their academic skills; obtaining their General Education Degree (GED); develop life skills; and obtaining financial literacy which will allow them to become an asset to their household, neighborhood, city, state and the world.

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Gingras Global

Gingras Global is a social enterprise development, consulting, and services company. It connects business people and their resources to global social enterprises. Its services include reporting and assessments, development and consulting, products, and global impact groups; investment administration services bridging investors to social enterprises; and award programs for social enterprise sustainability and standards.


Holy Yoga Detroit

Come move + breathe through one of our yoga or fitness classes! Destress while you gain strength + flexibility. All people and levels welcome. Mats available.

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The Lawn Academy

Lawn Academy’s mission is to provide leadership training and mentoring to youth through an on-site college immersion program and community service projects - while assisting those who are elderly, veterans and disabled/handicapped with lawn care services at no charge.

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Lifeline Business Consulting

LifeLine is a full-service business planning and management consulting agency serving small and medium-sized businesses, entrepreneurs, and organizations with an emphasis on minority and women-owned businesses. To date, LifeLine has coached more than 1,000 entrepreneurs in creating business plans and collateral materials in preparation of loan applications.

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Life Remodeled

Life Remodeled exists to bridge people across divides in order to help transform each other’s lives – investing approximately $5 million in cash, labor and materials into one Detroit neighborhood each year. Projects are determined by the community’s needs and vision. Life Remodeled partners assist in three areas: Remodeling a community asset, repairing owner-occupied homes, and mobilizing 10,000 volunteers to beautify 300 city blocks in six days. Every phase is about people transformation, those served and those who are serving.


Methodist Children’s Home Society

Through our programs and services and in partnership with our dedicated staff, volunteers, donors and community members, we are changing the lives of children and families who have experienced the trauma of child abuse and neglect. Learn more about what you can do to help us continue our mission.


Motown Motivated

Motown Motivated Studios has one major goal: to provide aspiring podcasters and personalities, with the opportunity to record, produce, and voice their opinions, knowledge, and visions with the masses while generating revenue. We’ve collaborated with some incredibly talented podcasts, and are always in search of up-and-coming influencers looking to make a name for themselves. If you too have always dreamed of having your voice heard, contact us to schedule a recording session.


New Electric

New Electric is an electrical company based out of Sterling Heights. They offer pre-apprenticeships for youth and adults interested who are eventually interested in becoming a licensed electrician.

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Web developer. Builder of ideas. Creator of code.
If you're ready, we'll help get you there—or rather, we'll help you get yourself there.

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Think Detroit

Empowering socially driven entrepreneurs, creators and innovators by providing the resources to turn your napkin sketch idea into reality. Coworking space coming to DIS soon!

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Toarmina's Pizza

Toarmina's is a Michigan based company. Since 1987, Toarminas Pizza has been selling the best quality and best tasting pizza in the state of Michigan. We have over 20 locations in Southeastern Michigan. Our growth is based on our pizza and product, not on a cute slogan or a multi-million-dollar advertising campaign. Our DIS location hires youth from the community and teaches them about the business aspect of running a restaurant.

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Young Heavy Souls

Young Heavy Souls, Inc. is a multimedia company that includes the independent record label YHS Records and video production company Advancer Media.