NEWS & PRESS


Agency Endowments Offer Many Advantages

This story first appeared in the Winter 2018 REPORT Newsletter Building a long-term, revenue-producing endowment is one of the best ways a nonprofit organization can build a stable financial future for...

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Hurricane Relief

Hurricane Florence hit the coastal Carolina region of the United States on September 14, 2018.  The initial landfall and resulting storm surge created significant damage and flooding across a wide...

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Detroit Innovation Fellowship

The New Economy Initiative is launching a new talent development program, the Detroit Innovation Fellowship (DIF), that is designed to promote and invest in social entrepreneurs and innovators who are...

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2018 Message from the President and Chair

Great communities thrive when people work hard to make good things happen. The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan brings people and resources together to make our region a place where...

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Record Amount of Grants Awarded to Regional Nonprofits from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds

DETROIT –  The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has awarded more than $1.2 million in grants to 49 organizations through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds. Each grantee organization...

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Aid for Immigrant Families

Looking to help the immigrant families on the border? Michigan Immigrant Rights Center and the ACLU, both grantees of the Community Foundation, are accepting donations as they deploy aid to...

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Employing Detroit’s Youth

The Marjorie S. Fisher Fund of the Community Foundation has awarded a challenge grant of up to $200,000 to Connect Detroit to support its “Grow Detroit’s Young Talent” program.  This...

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Sidewalk Detroit Encourages Art in Brightmoor

Ryan Myers-Johnson is a force of nature; a native Detroiter, University of Michigan graduate, world-renowned professional dancer, and Assistant Director of Kresge Arts in Detroit. In 2012, Myers-Johnson founded Sidewalk...

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Good Grief Detroit Creates Space for Black Women to Process Grief

Espy Thomas does a whole lot more than make delicious treats under the moniker Sweet Potato Sensations; she also provides an accommodating forum for those who wish to talk about...

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Children of the Rising Sun Strengthen Early Childhood Education

Children of the Rising Sun’s mission is to strengthen early childhood educational opportunities and services to improve the quality of life for Detroit and the surrounding communities. The organization consists...

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