NEWS & PRESS


Maximize giving through a donor advised fund

A Community Foundation donor advised fund can help you support charitable causes you care about in southeast Michigan and around the country. It is also a great way to simplify...

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Discussing the Census with Nolan Finley

Having an accurate census count is important for the region, the city of Detroit and the state. States lose an average of $1,800 per person per year for every person...

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Youth Advisory Committee Membership Application Opens

The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is a unique opportunity for high school and early-college aged leaders to learn more about philanthropy, grantmaking, and...

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Program equips neighborhood residents with news reporting skills

Michigan State University, in partnership with Grandmont/Rosedale Development Corporation, has received $28,332 from the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund to train and equip neighborhood communication outlets to produce high-quality videos with...

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Journalism grant helps cover Detroit’s eastside neighborhoods

The Michigan Chronicle and ARISE Detroit received $54,600 in 2019 to expand a citizen journalism program to Detroit’s eastside neighborhoods. The coverage of residents in east side communities will appear in...

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Journalism grant boosts understanding and use of Freedom of Information Act

Detroit Free Press, in partnership with Michigan Community Resources, received its first Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund grant of $18,020 to help citizens use the Freedom of Information Act. Detroit residents...

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Journalism grant expands Documenters program

WDET and City Bureau received a second Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund grant of $76,000 to expand the City Bureau Detroit pilot, a citizen journalism and local media partnership focused on increasing coverage...

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Race and Justice Reporting Initiative funded

Detroit Equity Action Lab (DEAL), a program of Wayne State University, received $26,000 to pilot the Race and Justice Reporting Initiative to build a platform for nuanced storytelling that highlights...

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Expanding Storytelling Workshops for Community Members

Riverwise Magazine, in partnership with the James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership, has received a second Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund grant of $15,000 to improve and...

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Outlier delivers critical information through text messaging

Innovative news outlets around the country are looking at Outlier Media’s creative use of text messaging to connect Detroit residents to news and information about their communities. Outlier, which received...

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