Smith Family Leadership Circle

As a patron of the Smith Family Leadership Circle of giving, you commit to building the capacity and expertise at Detroit PBS that translates to deep and evolving understanding of our community and the resources needed to serve at our highest quality.  

A Roll Call of Leaders

The Smith Family extends our heartfelt gratitude to all who have chosen to walk with us.

  • Michael and Adele Acheson
  • Loren and Sarah Baidas
  • James & Marcia Bonahoom
  • The Colina Foundation
  • Carole Cooper
  • The Marvin and Betty Danto Foundation
  • Julie Dawson
  • William Deleeuw
  • Richard C. Devereaux Foundation
  • Mrs. Margaret Diponio and Mr. Charles Bietler
  • Kenneth Eisenberg
  • Janice Fatt
  • Phillip Wm. & Lauren Fisher
  • Cynthia & Edsel Ford | Henry Ford II Fund
  • Dale & Bruce Frankel
  • Nancy and James Grosfeld Foundation
  • Phoebe Grylls
  • Myrna Hitchman
  • Tracey & Rich Homberg*
  • J. and Lillian Kemler Foundation
  • The Donald and Mary Kosch Foundation
  • Lim Family Fund
  • Lisa & Hannan Lis*
  • Dana Locniskar & Christine Beck
  • Lyon Foundation, Inc.
  • Sue and Dan Marus
  • Ann & Jim Nicholson*
  • Stephanie & Timothy Nicholson*
  • Polk Family Fund
  • Ralph L. & Winifred E. Polk Foundation
  • William & Jean Clark Rhodes Foundation
  • Sue Sarin
  • Paul and Carol C. Schaap DAF at the CFSEM
  • Mary Schlaff and Sanford Koltonow
  • Michael & Suzette Simpson
  • Peggie J. Hollingsworth-Smith
  • William H. Smith and Family
  • Strum Allesee Family Foundation
  • Barbara & David Sturtz*
  • Manny Torgow*
  • Carlene & Rob Van Voorhies
  • Matilda Wilson Fund
  • Four who wish to remain Anonymous

*Detroit PBS Board of Trustees and Emeritus

Get In Touch

For more information on the Smith Family Leadership Circle, please contact your dedicated staff member or Jenna Moritz, Director Philanthropic Giving at

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