STORIES


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

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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Community Foundation awards more than $15 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $15 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including the arts, civic life,...

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In Press Release

Representation Matters in the Arts

When I was an undergraduate dance major, a professional dance company visited my college campus and presented a series of lecture demonstrations featuring professional artists showing young people their craft...

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Community Foundation announces nearly $19 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced nearly $19 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including health, education, the arts, environment,...

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In Press Release

More than $11 million in grants announced

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $11 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