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Investing in the People Who are Rebuilding Detroit

Training Program to Help Increase Detroit Nonprofit and Public Sector Capacity Detroit’s rebirth is not just growing new businesses, new buildings and new possibilities. It is growing new leaders. The...

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Inclusion Works: A Case Study of the Hope Fund

From the beginning, there was a sense that history was being made. It was 1994 and a brave Mariam Noland stood in front of her 50-member Community Foundation board of...

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Nonprofit Sustainability

A Careful Equation Using the Head and the Heart Year-end at the Community Foundation is fast-paced to say the least. Our staff works through the holidays to process gifts and...

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When Philanthropies ‘Step Up’

Foundations Work Together for Detroit’s Future Much media attention and speculation has swirled about ahead of Monday’s official announcement by the United States District Court regarding the commitment of several...

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Strategic Regional Collaborations Deliver Big Benefits

Partnerships Between Nonprofits, Thoughtful Collaborations Magnify Collective Impact   Here at the Community Foundation, we are bullish on regional partnerships between nonprofits. We simply see over and over again how...

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Dr. James Jacobs Receives 2013 Noland Award

Dr. James (Jim) Jacobs, president of Macomb Community College, was awarded the 2013 Mariam C. Noland Award for Nonprofit Leadership at the Community Foundation’s annual meeting June 12. This annual...

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The Protective Spirit Of Place

Musings of a Streetwalker By Tom Woiwode Genius loci is what the Romans called it. “The protective spirit of a place.” It had religious connotations, thought of as a “guardian...

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Billy Kyles Has A Dream

Musings of a Streetwalker: Connecting Reverend Samuel ‘Billy’ Kyles to Community Recently I had the opportunity to hear Reverend Samuel “Billy” Kyles. You younger readers may not recognize that name,...

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Kenneth C. Fischer Receives 2012 Noland Award

Kenneth C. Fischer, president of the University Musical Society (UMS) was awarded the 2012 Mariam C. Noland Award for Nonprofit Leadership. Under Fischer’s leadership, UMS has greatly expanded and diversified...

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UMRC Recognized for Excellence in Human Services Programming

The United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC) received the 2013 Richard F. Huegli Award for Program Excellence. The award recognizes a non- profit organization in southeast Michigan that has a history...

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