You are urgently needed…

Just as the long-awaited Village Arts Factory was opening, the COVID-19 crisis closed the project. In the blink of an eye, the fundraising for dollars needed to complete the final construction tasks, came to a complete halt!

Help us raise $50,000 for #GivingTuesdayNow (May 5th)

A portion of donations received will be matched by #Nonprofit Matching-Fund Initiative.

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LEARN ABOUT THE PROJECT

YOUR GIFT TODAY…

Will save a veteran, inspire a child, support a local business, honor historic roots, strengthen our community, and so much more…

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Support for Veterans

The Veterans’ Dormitory serves as an Urban Retreat/Residence for veterans struggling with housing and those who need a supportive environment in the Detroit Metro area.

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A Place to Experience Art & Fitness

The Arts Warehouse is a place where people of all ages can watch artists perform their craft, join in art and fitness classes and support local artists and entrepreneurs.

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A Community Park for Area Families to Enjoy

This space will provide multiple areas for outdoor art innovation including sculptures & floral gardens that will enhance pedestrian paths and bike trails connecting to a walkable community and eventually a neighboring county.

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The Ability to Honor the Past, While Building a Future.

By supporting the Partnership & The Village Arts Factory you are helping to preserve Henry Ford’s final and most inspiring Village Industry.

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Support to Local Businesses

The property allows over 15 entrepreneurs/small businesses to pursue their American dream in a place that fosters creativity and community.

And most of all………. an inclusive welcoming place for you and your family & friends to gather, make memories, connect and learn from each other through arts and humanities.

About the Village Arts Factory

The Village Arts Factory property is located just one block west of The Village Theater in the heart of Canton’s historic Cherry Hill Village District. “The Village” is also home to one of the midwest’s largest neo-traditional housing communities. The development of the Village Arts Factory will provide the community with a chance to save two nationally registered historic structures, as well as will create a regional destination that will honor history and embrace the arts all in one.

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Veterans Dormitory

The Veterans’ Dormitory serves as an Urban Retreat/Residence for veterans struggling with housing and those who need a supportive environment in the Detroit Metro area. We are thrilled that The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund is leasing the Veterans’ Dormitory and will offer a program to give support to veterans.

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Ford Factory

It was built in 1943 to serve as a training and rehabilitation center for disabled returning WWII veterans as well as to supply parts for the Willow Run Bomber plant. We are currently seeking a tenant for this building.

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Arts Warehouse

The 17,500 square foot warehouse will serve as studio, gallery and retail space for visual artists. This project offers the public opportunities to take art classes, view artists at work, visit art exhibits, and purchase art.

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