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Upcoming Events

    Cody Rouge Networking for Change Community Luncheon
    Date: April 12, 2014
    Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
    Karas House
    23623 Plymouth Road
    Redford, MI 48239

    Osborn Networking for Change Community Luncheon
    Date: April 19, 2014
    Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
    American Serbian Memorial

    9th Annual Community Leaders Breakfast
                     Sponsored by:
    The Institute for Population Health
    Mayor's Task Force for the Well-Being of Children & Families
    Date: April 24, 2014
    Time: 8:30am - 10:30am
    Location: Detroit Yacht Club
    Belle Isle Detroit

    Restorative Practices
    Topic: Professional Development: Restorative Responses To Grief, Trauma and Adversity
    Dates: May 1-2 (2 days)
    Hosted by Black Family Development, Inc.
    Location: Greater Grace Temple
    23500 W. Seven Mile Rd
    Detroit, MI 48219
    Click Here to Register

    The Obama Administration Announces 2011 Promise Neighborhoods Grant Winners for FY-2012

    "20 Communities Secure Funding to Plan, Implement Cradle-to-Career Education Model"

    Congratulations to the Detroit Promise Neighborhoods 2011 Planning Grant Recipient: Detroit Clark Park/Osborn Promise Neighborhoods. Black Family Development is the lead agency for Detroit's Promise Neighborhoods.

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Why donate to Black Family Development, Inc.?

Black Family Development, Inc. does phenomenal work in the Detroit and Wayne County community. Your generous support will help ensure that necessary programs are available to local children, adults, and families. We invite you to become a friend of Black Family Development, Inc. and join us in the mission of Strengthening and Preserving Families.

Families interface with our agency for numerous reasons such as loss of employment, illness, substance abuse, domestic violence, and child neglect. Since 1978, Black Family Development, Inc. has endeavored to provide families with the support and information necessary to realize their goals of economic stability, parent-child communication, anger-management, and self-sufficiency. BFDI believes that there is hope for every family with the dedication and the desire to enhance their circumstances.

Black Family Development, Inc. is a tax exempt organization as defined under section 501c3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. The donations you invest in Black Family Development, Inc. allow us to continue the important work of strengthening our community. It was said best by Martin Luther King Jr., Everyone can be great because everybody can serve.


How to make a Financial Gift

Online donations with a credit card can be made by clicking the DONATE button located below. We accept the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

Contributions may be mailed, please make your check payable to Black Family Development, Inc., and send to:

Black Family Development, Inc.
Alice G. Thompson, Chief Executive Officer
2995 E. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202