Paris of the Midwest LLC
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Alliances & Collaboration
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Nonprofit Experience
Yes, I primarily work with nonprofits and/or community organizations
Years of Nonprofit Experience
20+ years
Nonprofit Clients
Nonprofit Experience
Board Member
Paid Staff
Pro Bono Consultant
  • Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD) Provider
Organization Type
Sole Proprietor / Independent Contractor
  • Arts and Culture
  • Community Development
  • Public and Societal Benefit
Professional Affiliations / Licenses
Geographic Area
Southeast Michigan Region
Demographics of Provider
  • White
  • Daily rate
  • Hourly rate
  • Sliding scale
Mission Statement
Francis Grunow is an urbanist working across sectors in the service of cities—especially his hometown of Detroit, Michigan. Francis has experience with Nonprofit Organizations, Urban Planning, Government and Policy Matters, Community Economic Development, Media Relations, Mentoring, Writing, and Creative Endeavors. For over 25 years, Francis has developed an eclectic set of professional relationships. He collaborates on a variety of projects and initiatives with a wide range of partners, including those in government, for profit corporations, and nonprofit organizations. Prior to starting his own consulting practice, Paris of the Midwest, Francis was a partner at New Solutions Group.
Why do you think it’s important for your business or organization to support nonprofits and community organizations in Southeast Michigan and what kind of positive impact do you think your work could have?