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  • Beneficiaries

The Rocket Mortgage Classic is Changing the Course in Detroit.

Since 2019, the event has invested more than $5.25 million into nonprofit organizations, including $3.2 million through the Changing the Course initative first launched in 2020.

 Learn more about this year's charitable beneficiaries and how we're working to connect the community and bridging Detroit's digital divide.

Connect 313 Fund

Connect 313 Fund

The Connect 313 Fund was formed in 2020 to coordinate and support city-wide digital inclusion efforts with a data-driven, community-based philosophy. The Connect 313 Fund was launched at the Rocket Mortgage Classic PGA Tour event as part of the tournament's "Changing the Course" initiative. 

CONNECT 313 is a citywide, data-driven inclusion strategy that brings countless organizations together with the bold goal to make Detroit a national model for digital inclusion and ensure all Detroiters can access the digital world and opportunity it brings. This operation is made possible by the City of Detroit, United Way for Southeaster Michigan, Rocket Mortgage and Microsoft. 

Learn more at connect313.org 

Children's Foundation

The Children's Foundation

The Children’s Foundation, which acts as a fiduciary for Midnight Golf, Detroit Police Athletic Leage and First Tee Greater Detroit, supports pediatric research, education, community benefit programs and other initiatives that improve the health of children in Michigan. 

 

Human-I-T 

AHuman-I-T is a nonprofit and social enterprise that creates equitable access to opportunity by providing devises, internet access, digital skills training and tech support for communities left on the wrong side of the digital divide. At the same time, they empower busiesses and organizations to do good by diverting technology from landfills to protect our planet.

 

Greater Palmer Park Community 

A collection of seven neighborhoods around Palmer Park and the Detroit Golf Club dedicated to the holistic improvement and advancement of the entire area.