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

Agency endowment helps cancer support nonprofit Gilda’s Club secure its future 

Gilda’s Club Executive Director and CEO Laura Varon Brown says the 2008 economic crisis, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic, inspired the nonprofit to build its long-term sustainability so it...

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Nobody Does Endowment Better, Community Foundation Trustee Says

The women-led Minerva Educational Development Foundation (MEDF) provides scholarships and grantmaking in the Detroit area. “Without the Community Foundation, the MEDF would not be celebrating 30 years of giving,” says...

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Women’s City Club of Detroit Fund celebrates 30 years of philanthropy

Women network at the Pewabic-tiled pool inside the Women’s City Club of Detroit building. After the club disbanded, it established a field of interest fund at the Community Foundation for...

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Co-Ette Club creates sustainable future by establishing agency endowment fund

The Co-Ette Club – which was established in 1941 to nurture future generations of Black, female leaders and philanthropists – recently established an agency endowment fund at the Community Foundation...

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