Support Us


The International Institute relies heavily on monetary and in-kind donations, grants and corporate sponsorship in order to maintain the variety of services that we provide. We provide legal immigration services to over 1,300 clients annually and our cultural education services reach tens of thousands of Michigan schoolchildren every year. The International Institute is always adding new programs and services so that we can respond to new challenges within the community. You can help support these new programs by:


The Institute is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All checks should be made out to "The International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit" and can be mailed to 111 East Kirby, Detroit, MI 48202.

You can pay by credit card by using PayPal: (not currently available)


The Institute will accept in-kind donations. Please contact the Institute prior for criteria and review process.


The International Institute is in great need of talented and skilled volunteers who can help us. Types of talent needed is clerical, fundraising, maintenance, and secretarial. If you can help, please fill out the contact form. Your assistance will be greatly appreciated. 


The International Institute needs students to share their knowledge of their own cultural heritage and traditions. Under the direction of the Institute's EEE coordinator, students will be part of a team making educational presentations to youth groups and senior citizen groups throughout Metro Detroit.  Please contact Nada Dalgamouni at (313) 871-8600 x 226 or email at


The Institute is looking for individuals who are availabe to be interpreters/translators.  The Institute has many occasions to help new/recent immigrants who need help with interpretations and translations. For more information, please contact Nada Dalgamouni at (313) 871-8600 x 226 or .


There are internship opportunities for law school students.  Please send your resume and statement of interest to or contact the immigration department at 313.871.8600 for more information.

The International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, as classified by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service under the Internal Revenue Code. We are also classified as a public charity under the Code. Contributions are deductable under Section 170 of the Code and we are qualified to receive tax deductable bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under Sections 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Please consult your personal tax advisor to determine tax deductability eligibility for your own particular circumstances and tax return.