NEWS & PRESS


Michigan Justice Fund annual report, video reveal the initiative’s more than $6 million statewide impact

The Michigan Justice Fund, an initiative of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, today released its 2021 annual report and a video highlighting its efforts to advance justice reform. Since...

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Nearly $2 Million in Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan 

Over 385 Grants Totaling Nearly $9.5 Million Awarded Since Inception of Funds in 2016  The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced nearly $2 million...

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Community Foundation Names Ric DeVore New President

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan’s Board of Trustees is proud to announce that Richard (Ric) L. DeVore will become the next president of the Community Foundation. Following a nearly...

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Wafa Dinaro Named New Economy Initiative (NEI) Leader

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is pleased to announce that Wafa Dinaro has been named executive director of the New Economy Initiative (NEI) effective February 7, 2022. Dinaro succeeds...

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Support for Our Youth: A Regional Response to the Oxford Tragedy

In light of the devastating tragedy at Oxford High School last week, many members of our community are reflecting on what they can do to support area youth. Even before...

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Community Foundation Honors Nonprofit Leadership and Program Excellence at Annual Meeting

The Community Foundation today awarded two of our region’s most prestigious nonprofit honors, announcing that Wayne S. Brown, president & CEO, Michigan Opera Theatre, is the recipient of the 2021...

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Justice System Reform Projects Receive Over $2 Million in Support

A group of national and local foundations announced over $2 million in support to 12 organizations through the Michigan Justice Fund, an initiative designed to address inequities in the criminal...

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Trails and Greenway Projects Receive Support For Maintenance

Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Trails Maintenance Fund is One of the Only Funds in the Country Focused on Maintenance of Developed Trails The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, together with...

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Nearly $2 Million in Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Over 300 Grants Totaling Nearly $7.5 Million Awarded Since Inception of Funds The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced nearly $1.9 million in grants...

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Detroit Auto Dealers Association and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan  Announce $500,000 in Grants to Nonprofits  

The Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) Charitable Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan awarded funds totaling $200,000 to seven nonprofits across the region that provide youth mental...

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