NEWS & PRESS


The Team Behind The Impact: Program

Year-end at the Community Foundation is an exciting time of year as we see gifts coming in and grants flowing out. While nothing would happen without our donors and strong...

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Introducing Michigan Youth to Entrepreneurship

New Economy Initiative, in partnership with the C.S. Mott Foundation, has launched a youth project to explore and pilot ways to introduce youth to the existing entrepreneurial ecosystem and strengthen...

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Project focuses on transgender youth

The HOPE Fund is supporting a project to help educate community members and families of transgender youth about the importance of inclusion and affirmation. Its intention is also to create...

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Neutral Zone helps LGBT youth tell their stories

Sixty youth from southeast Michigan’s seven counties were able to tell their stories through Queer Youth Stories, a digital storytelling and dialogue project for Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs) in southeast...

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A conversation with The HOPE Fund committee member Sabin Blake

Sabin Blake, 42, of Ferndale, was famously featured on the cover of Black Enterprise magazine in 2011 in an article with the headline “Black and Gay in Corporate America: Breaking...

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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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