BUF of Michigan is committed to supporting, developing and implementing impactful youth empowerment programs through collaborative partnerships for the underserved and underrepresented in the community.
CONNECTING RESOURCES TO THOSE IN NEED FOR NEARLY HALF A CENTURY!
BUF of Michigan, has a rich 49 year heritage to foster diversity & inclusion in funding innovative programs and organizations who broaden the reach of joint philanthropic resources in the Metropolitan Detroit areas.
Since its 1970 inception, it has exploded with activity granting millions of dollars to thousands of often overlooked, non-profit organizations and programs upholding BUF’s 6 Pillars of Support.
In 2013, BUF of MI made the ground-breaking move to improve the viability of local emerging professional philanthropists and ensure the organizations intergenerational legacy of giving continues when they activated the young professionals and influencer arm of the organization now known as BUFConnect (Connect), a collective of Detroit’s finest professionals on a mission to:
Increase Mission Awareness and Raise funds for Black United Fund of Michigan
Demonstrate and cultivate a culture of giving and volunteerism amongst young professionals
Connect Detroit professionals across generations
BUF of MI has a proud reputation as change-agents and trusted financial stewards and they are honored to currently host a multitude of community annual fundraising initiatives that include:
Charitable Payroll Deductions
Corporate and Community Sponsorship
Nonprofit and Program Administration
BUF of MI remains a safe-haven and stabilizing force in the community with relocated Headquarters in Detroit’s Midtown-New Center area where all are welcomed and valued.