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

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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Community Living Centers enriches residents with disabilities through art and adventure

With a grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, several residents with Community Living Centers were able to go on a rare vacation to Traverse City, Michigan....

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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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In Press Release

Detroit Area Foundations and Businesses Announce $1 Million Fund to Recognize Detroit Youth Choir

Today, a group of Detroit-based foundations and members of the business community announced a $1 million endowment to recognize the Detroit Youth Choir, following their tremendous accomplishment on NBC’s America’s...

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In General

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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2019 Yearbook

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has the great privilege of connecting people and organizations to their communities – and across communities – through thoughtful philanthropy. Our challenge is to...

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In Yearbook

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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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 Sustainability in the Region

The Community Foundation makes strategic investments to move the region forward with an eye toward permanent, positive change. We educate the community on pressing needs, build partnerships, undertake targeted initiatives,...

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