NEWS & PRESS


Ways to donate and help immigrant families

Regardless of immigration status, individuals and families at the southern border and across the U.S. are facing significant challenges. As part of our services, the Community Foundation helps donors identify...

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Our Five Favorite 2020 Census Resources

A complete and accurate count during the 2020 Census is vital for all communities; yet historically, some populations are undercounted. The Community Foundation is providing funds, sharing resources, and linking...

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How the Community Foundation Helps Care for the Earth

“The Earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by...

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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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