NEWS & PRESS


Amid an Urgent Public Health Crisis, a Bid to Find Better Ways to Curb Opioid Abuse Inside Philanthropy

This article was written by Laura Dorwart for Inside Philanthropy Against a backdrop of steadily soaring opioid-related death rates in the U.S., state agencies and private funders are pairing up...

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Detour Media launches Emerging Voices citizen journalism program

The Community Foundation is glad to pass along this release from Emerging Voices, supported by the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund. Detroit residents to be equipped to tell their stories Detour...

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The Importance of the Census in Southeast Michigan Comcast Newsmakers

Melissa Smiley, Special Assistant to the President and Strategy Officer for the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan spoke with Comcast Newsmakers about the importance of a complete and accurate 2020...

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Local public meetings are a scrape and a tap away NeimanLab

“The goal is not to produce content for media outlets. It’s to repair broken bridges with local government, to get people to the meetings, get their voices heard, and figure...

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Freedom of information: New project aims to help Detroiters use public records law The Detroit Free Press

“Journalists talk a lot about the Freedom of Information Act. It’s a key way that we hold our governments accountable. Free Press journalists recently used Michigan’s Freedom of Information law...

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Opioid Discussion on 910 AM Radio

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is proud to take part in the Michigan Opioid Partnership, whose mission is to tackle the growing problem of opioid addiction in Michigan. Opioids...

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Women in Science takes Center Stage Broadway World

Wild Swan Theater announced their $28,270 grant award from the Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) Charitable Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (CFSEM). Funds will be used...

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Detroit arts community gets $20M boost from Knight Foundation The Detroit Free Press

Calling Detroit the new Berlin for its thriving arts scene, Alberto Ibargüen, president, CEO and trustee of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, announced Wednesday that the nonprofit will...

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With fate of food assistance unclear, we must step up for Michigan’s hungry The Detroit Free Press

Of the 1.4 million people in Michigan who struggle with hunger, nearly 400,000 are children. The toll that food insecurity takes on families — especially those with children and seniors...

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Microgrants help nonprofits build capacity, try new things Crain's Detroit

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan plans and gives away microgrants for journalism projects, leaders in the Brightmoor neighborhood of Detroit and several other focused areas. “The common thread around...

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