NEWS & PRESS


New Economy Initiative’s Pam Lewis Named Brookings Institution Nonresident Senior Fellow

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is pleased to announce that Pamela D. Lewis, Director of the New Economy Initiative (NEI), has been named a Nonresident Senior Fellow of the...

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Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE) reopens with Community Foundation support The Sun Times News

Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE) has been providing affordable transportation programs in Washtenaw County since 1976. However, for the first time in its history, programs temporarily closed in mid-March when...

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Annual Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has awarded nearly $1.7 million in grants to 73 organizations through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds. The majority of this year’s grants...

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New grants supporting local journalism projects and outlets

In year three of the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund, a partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan,...

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LGBTQ+ Organizations Connect With New Populations with HOPE Fund grants

Today, the fund continues to assist organizations both new and old, large and small, in their efforts to serve and connect with new audiences....

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2019: A Community Foundation Year in Review

As 2019 winds down, the Community Foundation would like to thank the donors, grantees, and volunteers that helped make a permanent, positive impact on our region this year....

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Youth and Families in St. Clair County Benefit from Family Philanthropy

Port Huron, like any community, has its share of needs. Low-income families in the area often seek services ranging from food to health care, and hundreds of children seek educational...

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Community Foundation announces more than $23 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $23 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including the arts, education, health...

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Kamilah Henderson details the Wash and Learn program with WDET

Kamilah Henderson spoke with WDET to detail the Wash and Learn program, a Community Foundation grantee working to make literacy programs more accessible....

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‘SportPort’ program expands to give more kids opportunities to play

Eight Additional Communities to Join Equipment Sharing Program Today, Project Play: Southeast Michigan, an initiative driven and funded by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation in partnership with the Community...

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