STORIES


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

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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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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The Team Behind The Impact: Program

Year-end at the Community Foundation is an exciting time of year as we see gifts coming in and grants flowing out. While nothing would happen without our donors and strong...

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Neutral Zone helps LGBT youth tell their stories

Sixty youth from southeast Michigan’s seven counties were able to tell their stories through Queer Youth Stories, a digital storytelling and dialogue project for Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs) in southeast...

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Nine Journalism Projects Share More than $330,000 in Grants

Nine projects that invite Detroit residents to shape local news and information will share more than $330,000 from the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund To promote quality journalism and ensure local...

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Women in Science takes Center Stage Broadway World

Wild Swan Theater announced their $28,270 grant award from the Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) Charitable Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (CFSEM). Funds will be used...

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Winter 2018 REPORT Newsletter

 From poetry to dance, music to visual and performing arts, thousands of lives are enriched, formed and changed thanks to the rich arts and culture offerings across southeast Michigan....

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Fostering Arts Engagement

This story first appeared in the Winter 2018 REPORT Newsletter From traditional performing arts to child education programs to the revival of letterpress printing, the arts are thriving in southeast Michigan....

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Message From The President: Fostering Arts Engagement

This message first appeared in the Winter 2018 REPORT Newsletter From poetry to dance, music to visual and performing arts, thousands of lives are enriched, formed and changed thanks to...

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