STORIES


Stories of growth, stories of impact, stories from our community.

Increasing Access to Legal Services for All

Access to legal services can often be a barrier for many low-income individuals and families to live successful lives. Several nonprofit organizations in our region are working hard to find...

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2019 Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund Grantee Updates

Get the latest updates on our group of 2019 Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund grantees....

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WDET and City Bureau’s citizen journalism program expanding in Detroit

To arm a diverse city with information, the Documenters program trains Detroit residents to attend public meetings, take notes and share them online....

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Riverwise Storytelling Workshops develop Detroit’s storytelling community

Detroit’s creative community has gained a valuable resource in the Riverwise Storytelling Workshops, which focus on grooming storytellers within the city....

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Wash and Learn program brings the library to Detroit laundromats

The Detroit Public Library, supported by a grant from the Community Foundation, is expanding its Wash and Learn program to bring the resources of a library to children who may...

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New “SportPort” equipment sharing program launches to give kids more opportunities to play

Pilot program is part of Project Play: Southeast Michigan initiative – funded by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation in partnership with the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the...

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$1 Million in Grants for Census Projects

The Community Foundation announces nearly $1 million in grants for projects promoting an accurate 2020 census count The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has announced nearly $1 million in grants...

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Supporting Regional Impact

The Community Foundation considers issues from the perspective of the seven counties it serves and works proactively to address the area’s greatest needs....

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Supporting Innovation in the Region

Addressing opportunities to improve lives in southeast Michigan requires innovative approaches. The Community Foundation partners with organizations that are making improvements on a system-wide basis. ...

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Supporting Leadership in the Region

Strengthening leaders and organizations that drive change across the region helps nonprofits better serve their communities and contribute to a more vibrant and resilient southeast Michigan....

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