Our Partners

We have longstanding partnerships with a number of organizations throughout Michigan and beyond who share our values. Please check out their hard work and consider supporting them:


Title Track

Engaging creative practice to build resilient social-ecological systems that support clean water, racial equity, and youth empowerment.


Higher Grounds Coffee

Exceptional organic coffee sourced directly from small scale farmers, roasted daily.


On the Ground

Building sustainability in specialty coffee by improving farmers’ standard of living through community development initiatives. Sustainability starts where inequity ends.



Building strong communities through the intersections of art, farming, ecology and economy with the shared belief that the arts and ecology are intertwined and essential.


The Long Memory Project

The project's mission is to cultivate the passing down of our community’s songs, poems and stories that help us understand where we came from, who we are, and what we envision for our future—both regionally and beyond.


Michigan Music Alliance

Our mission is to provide the Michigan Music Community with music business education programming and rich community building experiences that create lasting connection and collaboration.


Dream Louder

Creative collective building bridges between content creators and the perfect music from around the Great Lakes. Original and unique.


We the People Michigan

We the People embrace our shared belonging and demand prosperity for everyone, not just the wealthy few. Together, we stand for a society with equality, justice, and dignity for all.


On Stage 4 Kids

Hosting live concerts and music education in Michigan public schools.


Dan Schmitt Gift of Music and Outdoor Education Fund

Our mission is to provide youth with free instruments and music lessons, after-school music programming and outdoor education opportunities emphasizing food independence, environmental sustainability and a connection to the natural world.


Lost Voices

We help kids who are victims of trauma find hope and healing through the power of music.


Music for Sprouts

We strive to nourish our children, families, and communities by exploring and expressing our connection to nature and to each other through music and movement.


Earthwork Detroit Music Festival

Free, all-ages community festival with the goal to celebrate cultural resilience and our local social ecology.


Sing Me Home Festival

An inter-generational cultural celebration emerging at the crossroads of music, social justice, and spirituality. Serving to restore and inspire the heart, mind, and soul.


Farm Block Fest

A weekend camping and music festival reunion/fundraiser for The Dan Schmitt Gift of Music and Education Fund.



Inspiring and realizing a shift to live on Earth in ways that honor the web of life, each other and future generations.


Circle Pines Summer Camp & Retreat Center

The center aims to demonstrate cooperative alternatives for economic and social issues and to teach cooperation as a way of life.


Human Nature School

Created to foster Deep Nature Connection and Whole Human Development within our community, and so within the world.


Bread & Butter Farm

We are committed to growing food in a way that nourishes our land and sustains us as eaters.


Groundwork Center

We focus on solutions that improve daily life and build community health, collaborating respectfully with citizens and leaders.



International movement of ordinary people working to end the age of fossil fuels and build a world of community-led renewable energy for all.


Michigan League of Conservation Voters

Michigan LCV holds elected officials accountable for their decisions and engages in voter education, lobbying and issue advocacy and by working together, we can make protecting Michigan’s land, air, and water political priorities once again.


Circle of Blue

Informing the world’s most important decisions about water, food, and energy in a changing climate.


FLOW (for the love of water)

Dedicated to protecting and preserving the extraordinary and essential natural resource endowment and apply public trust principles to educate, advance policy, and provide solutions to the pressing water, energy and climate issues facing our region, nation and planet.


The Grand Traverse Stewardship Initiative

GTSI provides leadership and resources to support place-based education, school-community partnerships, and sustained professional development for teachers.


The Clean Water Campaign for Michigan

Committed to protect the future of our water by spreading awareness for clean water issues in the 2018 elections and empower the public to elect candidates who will ensure clean, safe drinking water for all people.


Detroit Black Community Food Security Network

Founded to ensure that Detroit's African American population participated in the food movement and because we are the vast majority of the population in Detroit, that we are in the leadership on that movement locally.


Detroit House of Music

DHOM is a place for the musicians to come together and share their work with the community. Opportunities for workshops, lesson rooms, and studio space.


Radiant City Arts

Arts education provider specializing in music, poetry and visual arts workshops with a focus on developing leadership skills and self empowerment. We facilitate a safe environment to foster positive communication skills, encourage leadership and cooperation in groups, and to encourage creativity and self expression as a means to build self esteem and confidence.


Brownlee Press

Your full-service print and design shop in Grand Rapids, Michigan.



A music mastermind collective from Detroit, MI.


Lamp Light

Lamplight provides a model in which people may come together to engage with music, workshops, and creative collaboration. To cultivate inspiration, education, and enrichment of community.

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SEEDS Ecology & Education Centers is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to implement local solutions to global issues at the intersection of ecology, education, and design.


My Voice Music

My Voice Music is a nonprofit organization based in Portland Oregon that engages youth in music and performance in order to promote self-esteem, social skills and emotional expression.


The Grand Traverse Stewardship Initiative

The Grand Traverse Stewardship Initiative (GTSI) provides leadership and resources to support place-based education, school-community partnerships, and sustained professional development for teachers.


The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative

The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (GLSI) was launched in 2007 to develop knowledgeable and active stewards of the Great Lakes and their ecosystems through place-based studies and explorations in local communities.