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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announces inaugural grant recipients supporting communities around Michigan Central

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced today that it has approved the inaugural round of Michigan Central/Church Street Community Impact Fund microgrants to support organizations that strengthen the Detroit...

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Fall 2022 Message from the President

During my first six months as president of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, I’ve been struck by the generosity of our donors and the incredible work our staff and...

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Considering an endowment fund for your nonprofit?

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan hosted an Agency Endowment 101 webinar to define what endowment is, detail how the Foundation invests and administers endowment funds, and illustrate how our...

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Community Foundation honors CultureSource leader Omari Rush, Ruth Ellis Center at Annual Meeting

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan awarded two of our region’s most prestigious nonprofit honors at its annual meeting. CultureSource Executive Director Omari Rush received the 2022 Mariam C. Noland...

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Nearly $2 Million in Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan 

Over 385 Grants Totaling Nearly $9.5 Million Awarded Since Inception of Funds in 2016  The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced nearly $2 million...

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Freep Film Festival to screen Detroit bankruptcy doc that features former Community Foundation president

The Freep Film Festival will screen the documentary “Gradually, Then Suddenly: The Bankruptcy of Detroit” on Wednesday. The film uses re-enactments, archival footage, and contemporary interviews – including with former...

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Local youth organizations receive over $250,000 in grants from the Russell Family Foundation

Eight organizations serving the youth of southeast Michigan will benefit from over $250,000 in recent grants from the Russell Family Foundation.  The Russell Family Foundation, a Supporting Organization of the Community Foundation...

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Support for Our Youth: A Regional Response to the Oxford Tragedy

In light of the devastating tragedy at Oxford High School last week, many members of our community are reflecting on what they can do to support area youth. Even before...

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Fact or Fiction? The Truth About Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

The Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization, and National Institute on Drug Abuse are among the agencies that confirm medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) combined with behavioral therapies...

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The Community Foundation and John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announce $1.2 million in support of Detroit theaters with Staging Change Detroit program

Today, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan in partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced $1.2 million in support of 10 theatre organizations in Detroit through...

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