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Black United Fund Of Michigan Inc

Black United Fund Of Michigan Inc
CROWDRISE : Sep 29, 2016
Tax ID: 38-1964012
BASED: Detroit, MI, United States



Changing lives as a collective for social innovation and community reinvestment

We Need Your Help... Donate & Share our Partnering 4 Impact Crowdrise Campaign to support BUF of MI's rich 46+ year heritage of giving back and serving.  We have raised and granted millions of dollars for thousands of non-profit organizations and programs: $1,500 to $20,000, per agency and we won't stop... Now, we even provide programming!

No amount is too small to give and just one social media share will make a difference.  Join our movement of giving and make a difference today: Give-Back by sharing our link and generously donating in any amount. 

Past Awardee's Include: 

(Accountability, Evaluation and Measurable Results are expected from Awardees)

  • Coleman A. Young Foundation
  • Cornerstone School Association
  • Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP)
  • Holocaust Memorial Center
  • Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit
  • The Rhonda Walker Foundation
  • The McKinney Foundation
  • The Midnight Golf Program
  • University of Detroit Mercy

Are You a Professional who wants to make a difference and network?

Join BUFConnect the young professionals and influencer arm of BUF of MI connecting generations, networking and promoting philanthropy among Detroit's emerging professionals.

Special THANK YOU to all who supported and attended BUFConnect's 2016 3rd Annual Drives & Dreams charity car showcase and networking event at the Detroit Golf Club.  View and Purchase Event Photos:


BUFConnect Members

  • Shanari Williams, President
  • Carlotta Tutt Holloway, First Vice-President
  • Jason Appling, Second Vice-President
  • Chelsey Wallace, Secretary
  • LaKyra Shackelford, Corporate Events Officer
  • Todd Grafton, MBA, Corporate Relations Officer
  • Nicole Beecherman, Boards Liaison
  • Jonathan Barlow, Advisory Board
  • Derone Buffington, Advisory Board
  • Paul Riser, Jr. MBA, Advisory Board
  • Marcus Burrell
  • Andre Ebron
  • Michele Hurst-Burton, MBA
  • Brandon Ingram-Kimbrough
  • Byron Suggs
  • Eric Thomas
  • Terrance Woods


2010: The genesis of BUF of MI partnering with corporations and other non-profits to administer programming for greater impact to abate the ravages of the 2008 recession on local families and youth. Amongst the most successful BUF of MI programs are: Financial Literacy, Career Readiness, Entrepreneurship, BUF 45 Youth Mentorship Leadership Circle and Project Aviation: The Sky is the Limit!   

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The 2017 BUFConnect Givers of Empowerment Challenge

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Amount Raised:



0% Raised of $20,000 Goal