NEWS & PRESS


$800,000 in Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan 

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation today announced their full slate of annual grants, totaling $800,000 to 37 organizations through the Ralph C....

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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Names New Board Trustees

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan’s Board of Trustees elected three new trustees including Selam Sanders, Stacy Ziarko and Tim Nicholson. “We are excited to welcome Selam Sanders, Stacy Ziarko...

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The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Announces $288,000 in Grants Awarded for Youth Sports from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation

As the NFL Draft heads to Detroit this year, these grants will invest in youth sports to ensure Detroit youth have opportunities to participate.  DETROIT, MI — Today, the Community...

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Leaders from business, government, philanthropy in southeast Michigan unite to launch Detroit Regional Workforce Partnership, with initial $3M investment, systems change expert at the helm

A coalition of leaders spanning business, government and philanthropy throughout Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties has united to launch the Detroit Regional Workforce Partnership, an initiative designed to create an...

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Community Foundation announces Michigan Central/Church Street Fund microgrants to strengthen, beautify neighborhoods

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

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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan names Sarah Wedepohl as new Vice President of Program

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has named Sarah Wedepohl, director of Health and Human Services Initiatives, as its new Vice President of Program effective Sept. 4. In her new...

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Community Foundation Board Approves $48 Million in Grants for Second Quarter, Recognizes Zaman International, Two Community Leaders for Service

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and its supporting organizations provided combined grantmaking of more than $48 million during the second quarter to support nonprofit organizations and local governments. In...

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Detroit Auto Dealers Association fund at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announces $300,000 in grants, tops $7 million in giving

The Detroit Auto Dealers Association Charitable Foundation Fund at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced today that it has made nine grants totaling $300,000 to support nonprofits improving the...

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Southwest Greenway Opens as Detroit’s Newest Public Space; Unified Greenway Campaign Announces More Than $70 Million in New Support for World-Class Detroit Riverfront and Joe Louis Greenway

New Southwest Greenway connects the Detroit Riverfront with Michigan Central, Corktown and Southwest Detroit neighborhoods; creates greater access and beauty for residents The Unified Greenway Campaign announces $229 million raised...

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$800,000 in Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Over 420 Grants Totaling $10.2 Million Awarded Since Funds Established in 2016   The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation today announced $800,000 in grants...

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