NEWS & PRESS


$23 million in grants announced during Community Foundation’s annual board meeting

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan approved more than $23 million of grants in support of nonprofit organizations working to make a positive, permanent impact throughout the region during its...

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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announces $600,000 in funding to maintain trails, greenways

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, together with the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, announced today a round of grants from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Trails Maintenance Fund totaling $600,000. The...

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Michigan Justice Fund annual report, video reveal the initiative’s more than $6 million statewide impact

The Michigan Justice Fund, an initiative of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, today released its 2021 annual report and a video highlighting its efforts to advance justice reform. Since...

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Wayne County, New Economy Initiative Announce $54 Million in Funding to Launch New Small Business Hub

The New Economy Initiative (NEI) and Wayne County Executive’s Office announced $54 million in funding to create the new Wayne County Small Business Hub, which will provide technical assistance and...

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Six local journalism projects receive over $200,000 in grants from the Community Foundation’s Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Ford Foundation have given $1.3 million to journalism projects in southeast Michigan. The Community Foundation for...

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Community Foundation Announces More Than $14 Million in Funding in Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced funding totaling more than $14 million during the first quarter. The grants will support organizations primarily in southeast Michigan that focus on arts...

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Community Foundation Names Ric DeVore New President

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan’s Board of Trustees is proud to announce that Richard (Ric) L. DeVore will become the next president of the Community Foundation. Following a nearly...

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Wafa Dinaro Named New Economy Initiative (NEI) Leader

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is pleased to announce that Wafa Dinaro has been named executive director of the New Economy Initiative (NEI) effective February 7, 2022. Dinaro succeeds...

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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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The Community Foundation, Local and National Partners Announce New Round of Investments to Support Police Reform in Southeast Michigan

Community Policing Innovations Initiative is the first of its kind in the region Support from Community Policing Innovations Initiative nears $500,000 Recipients include ten cities in partnership with their local...

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