Annual Reports

Progress Year by Year

To numbers, stories, and partners behind our work. Read through our past annual reports.

2022 Annual Report

Every year, the Invest Detroit team strives to do more good in and for our community, and we are grateful to our many funders and partners for their generous support of this work. Together, we serve and impact our community in ways that would otherwise not be possible.

In 2022, we far exceeded our original goals with record-high deployment of nearly $50 million of much-needed funding for our clients. We also expanded our work, filling ecosystem gaps by launching new small business loan programs and a new growth-stage venture capital fund, all of which provide inclusive and equitable access to capital and economic growth opportunities for underserved developers, entrepreneurs, and small business owners.

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2021 Annual Report

Invest Detroit’s 2021 activity and impact told through the numbers and the stories of the projects and businesses we supported. Thank you to our funders, partners, volunteers, and staff who make this work possible—and especially our many clients, businesses, and companies who are bringing resources and opportunities to residents across Detroit and the region.

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2020 Annual Report

In 2020, Invest Detroit celebrated 25 years of commitment to sparking economic growth in Detroit. It has been a journey of relationship-building, learning, refining, and expanding our team, our work, and our impact. From Downtown and the surrounding area to 10 neighborhoods across the city, the key to these 25 years has been partnership—working with other investors, developers, small business owners, and entrepreneurs from all backgrounds; our philanthropic and corporate community; and government agencies.

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2019 Annual Report

Meet a few of the people and projects we supported in 2019–including an affordable housing project in West Village, a community-minded pizza bar in Livernois-McNichols, a company adding hundreds of jobs for Detroit residents, and a Detroit-based startup rethinking the epi-pen.

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2018 Annual Report

Two female-owned businesses that are training Detroiters for well-paying careers. A local developer that is bringing an iconic building back to life on the Avenue of Fashion. Michigan startups that are revolutionizing their sectors. These are just a few of the stories from our work in 2018.

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2017 Annual Report

Senior housing in Downtown Detroit, a Caribbean restaurant in Jefferson-Chalmers, a new way to manage participants in research studies…it was a big year!
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2016 Annual Report

Placemaking activities and improved public infrastructure are key components of successful strategies supporting vibrant and sustainable economic growth in neighborhoods.

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2015 Annual Report

The 20th anniversary edition — a timeline of our history and a look ahead.

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