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The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation

Helping educational dreams become reality

Our founder, Mike Levitt, has embedded in our corporate culture a deep commitment to doing well by doing the extraordinary. We invest not only in living, but also in learning. Foremost in this effort is enhancing educational opportunities for our residents. Throughout its history, our nonprofit affiliate, The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation has helped thousands of our residents achieve their dreams of higher education, including many older and nontraditional students. All Michaels’ residents are eligible to apply and may reapply each year of their education for continuing grants.

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Supporting lives, bettering communities

Our strategic partnership with the nonprofit organization Better Tomorrows enables us to offer a diverse range of supportive services to our affordable housing communities. Better Tomorrows focuses its programming on four key outcome areas: financial stability, educational success, health and wellness, and building strong communities.

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The Life and Legacy of Jackie Jones

Jackie Jones built the foundation for Michaels’ Social Services department — now its own non-profit organization, Better Tomorrows — with the goal of helping residents become self-sufficient through various programs, furthering their education, and giving them the opportunities they need to succeed. Today, her legacy lives on in our communities, touching the lives of our […]

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