CCS Taubman Center in Detroit MI

Our Purpose

The Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) knows that Detroit has the assets to be a global center of design and creative innovation.  The talent.  The aesthetic.  The brand.  The environment.  The infrastructure.  The location.  DC3 is an economic development organization with a targeted purpose: connecting these assets to enhance the collective potential of Detroit’s creative community and grow Detroit’s creative economy.

DC3 extends business acceleration services to Detroit’s creative community in partnership with TechTown and the region’s business incubators; helps existing businesses realize the potential of concentrating and growing operations in Detroit’s Creative Corridor through leading business attraction specific to the needs of the creative and design sectors; and develops unique programming that strengthen networks between creative practitioners in Southeast Michigan while reinforcing their essential role as a social and economic change agents.

DC3 is a partnership between Business Leaders for Michigan and the College for Creative Studies.  It receives funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan, The Kresge Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Surdna Foundation.  It also generates a portion of its revenue through fee based consulting work.

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