To inspire a community of active engagement, personal resonsibility and hope by connecting people to opportunities and resources to transform the quality of life for all Detroiters.
ARISE is an acronym that means Activating Resources Inspiring Service and Empowerment.
We were established in 2006, obtained our 501(C)(3) status with the Internal Revenue Service effective October 31, 2006 and funded by The Skillman Foundation.
We are a broad-based coalition of more than 400 community partnerships and supporters. They include individuals, nonprofits, churches, block clubs and associations, municipalities, businesses, media and corporate.