NEWS & PRESS


$800,000 in Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan 

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation today announced their full slate of annual grants, totaling $800,000 to 37 organizations through the Ralph C....

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Time to advocate for Michigan organizations serving their communities

Last week, I had the incredible opportunity to attend my 14th Mackinac Policy Conference, an annual gathering of business, government and nonprofit leaders in Michigan, hosted by the Detroit Regional...

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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Names New Board Trustees

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan’s Board of Trustees elected three new trustees including Selam Sanders, Stacy Ziarko and Tim Nicholson. “We are excited to welcome Selam Sanders, Stacy Ziarko...

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The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Announces $288,000 in Grants Awarded for Youth Sports from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation

As the NFL Draft heads to Detroit this year, these grants will invest in youth sports to ensure Detroit youth have opportunities to participate.  DETROIT, MI — Today, the Community...

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Spring 2024 Message from the President

Seeds planted in another season are unfurling today as vivid yellow and green splashes of spring throughout our region. A similar cycle of growth and change is underway at the...

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New year, new Community Foundation 

It’s the new year, and a lot of us are making changes to improve ourselves. The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is no different. We’re in the final phase of...

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Leaders from business, government, philanthropy in southeast Michigan unite to launch Detroit Regional Workforce Partnership, with initial $3M investment, systems change expert at the helm

A coalition of leaders spanning business, government and philanthropy throughout Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties has united to launch the Detroit Regional Workforce Partnership, an initiative designed to create an...

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Crain’s Detroit Business celebrates Surabhi Pandit among Notable Leaders in DEI

Crain’s Detroit Business has selected Surabhi Pandit — the Community Foundation’s director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Community Engagement — among this year’s cohort of Notable Leaders in DEI....

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On the passing of Florine Mark

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Florine Mark. She served on the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan board since 1992 and was such a positive force...

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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Partners with The Henry Ford and Ford Motor Company for School Lunch Initiative

The Henry Ford Announces Farm to School Lunch Initiatives Including Endowment for Henry Ford Academy’s Lunch Program  The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Ford Motor Company Fund committing lead gifts...

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