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Minerva Education And Development Foundation

Where Philanthropy Drives Community Service

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Updates On Events, Grants, Scholarships & More


MEDF Provides Grants To 501(C)(3) And Other Nonprofit Organizations Seeking Funding For Charitable Purposes. Nonprofit Organizations Are Encouraged To Submit Grant Applications For The Winter/Spring Cycle By July 1st.

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MEDF funds a number of scholarships for college students who are or who will be matriculating at various colleges and universities as well as working professionals and community leaders expanding their education. All applications are to be completed online.

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Who We Are

The Minerva Education and Development Foundation (MEDF) is a 501(c)(3) Michigan non-profit corporation established in 1992 by the dynamic women of the Detroit Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. MEDF was created in order to focus and drive charitable giving to support philanthropic initiatives in the areas of educational and economic development.

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Contribute To MEDF

There are many ways for individuals, groups, or corporations to contribute donations of any size.

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Latest News & Press



Endowed Giving In Action!!! Sarah Kathryn Woodside Moore In commemoration of MEDF’s 30th Anniversary Celebration,…

The women-led (MEDF) provides scholarships and grantmaking in the Detroit area.

“Without the Community Foundation, the MEDF would not be celebrating 30 years of giving,” says Community Foundation…