SIPI selected as collaborative partner for Crossover Downtown Outreach Ministry's new facility project

September 18, 2017

Media contact: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; 248-260-8466;


Flint, Mich. --- June 15, 2017 --- Social Impact Philanthropy and Investment (SIPI), a platform for change providing business and operational services to social enterprises and nonprofits, as well as implementation and administration of government programs, has been selected by Crossover Downtown Outreach Ministry to serve as a collaborative partner and project manager for the ongoing development of Crossover’s new facility. The announcement was made by Steve Wolbert, CEO of SIPI.


Flint-based Crossover is a faith-based, nonprofit agency providing emergency food, personal and household items and youth programs. Located adjacent to its current facility at 414. W. Court Street in Flint, the new Crossover facility expands to additional property on Court Street and Oak Street and builds on a 25-year foundation of serving Flint residents and families in need. 


SIPI’s involvement in the project includes planning, community and stakeholder engagement, fundraising and real estate development advisory services. 


“SIPI is honored to play a role in this project for a legacy organization like Crossover,” Wolbert said. “Through a variety of SIPI services, our aim is to position Crossover for long-term success and sustainability with a new home that meets the needs of the community it serves and engages donors and other stakeholders in a meaningful way.”


About Crossover Downtown Outreach Ministry

Crossover Downtown Outreach Ministry is a faith-based, interdenominational nonprofit agency founded in 1991.  Its mission is to provide free emergency food, clothing, household and personal items, and youth programs to those most in need in the Flint community. Learn more at


About Social Impact Philanthropy and Investment (SIPI)

Flint, Mich.-based Social Impact Philanthropy and Investment (SIPI) was founded as a platform for change in 2015 to transform legacy cities into economic hubs of opportunity for all.  Working with social enterprises and nonprofits, SIPI’s services include operations, human resources, finance, data analysis, fundraising, contract negotiations, strategic planning, training and community development to help build self-sustaining organizations.  SIPI also implements and administers community-focused grants and programs for local, state and federal agencies. Learn more at


Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Featured Posts

We're Hiring!

December 11, 2019

Please reload

Recent Posts

December 11, 2019

March 23, 2018

Please reload