NEWS & PRESS


Meet the new faces with the Community Foundation staff

Since the new year, there have been several additions and changes to the CFSEM staff. We are glad to welcome several new faces and to celebrate other staff members who...

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CFSEM Youth Committee Members describe how they recommended $125,000 in racial equity grants

Watch a virtual interview with Gracie Grady and Akhila Mullapudi, two members of the Youth Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. The students spoke with program officer...

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Seven Grants Made to Support Pontiac Community

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Pontiac Funders Collaborative announce seven grants totaling $770,000 designed to help the community thrive – four to build capacity of key institutions...

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During Community Foundation Week, Make an Impact In Your Own Backyard

In downtown Port Huron, there’s a small black-box theater called Enter Stage Right. They’re known for putting on a variety of intimate performances, ranging from Shakespeare to student theater workshops...

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Community Foundation Honors Nonprofit Leadership and Program Excellence at Annual Meeting

The Community Foundation has announced that Robert G. Riney, President Health Care Operations and Chief Operating Officer for Henry Ford Health System was selected as the recipient of the 2020...

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Become an Election Worker

Election workers are democracy’s Most Valuable Players. Democracy is a team sport and every Election Day, thousands of Michigan citizens come together to assist voters and process ballots. In the...

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Information Security Notice

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan takes the protection and proper use of personal information very seriously. There was a data security incident involving Blackbaud, a Community Foundation vendor, that...

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Road to Recovery: The Community Foundation’s Response to COVID-19

This story originally appeared in our 2020 Yearbook When the coronavirus first arrived in southeast Michigan, it brought countless uncertainties along with it. We did not know how best to...

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Pontiac Nonprofit Capacity Building Grantees: 2020

The capacity building grant program focused on assisting nonprofit organizations to sustain and improve organizational effectiveness during the COVID-19 crisis. The Pontiac Funders Collaborative made 18 grants up to $10,000...

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Pontiac Small Business Relief Fund Grantees: 2020

Small businesses across the country have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Pontiac is no different. In recognition of this, we are announcing that 56 Pontiac businesses were awarded...

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