NEWS & PRESS


$23 million in grants announced during Community Foundation’s annual board meeting

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan approved more than $23 million of grants in support of nonprofit organizations working to make a positive, permanent impact throughout the region during its...

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Community Collaboration For Impact

This story officially appeared in our 2022 Yearbook. Communities are stronger when organizations and individuals develop shared approaches to addressing problems. As a community foundation, we explore creative ways to...

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Freep Film Festival to screen Detroit bankruptcy doc that features former Community Foundation president

The Freep Film Festival will screen the documentary “Gradually, Then Suddenly: The Bankruptcy of Detroit” on Wednesday. The film uses re-enactments, archival footage, and contemporary interviews – including with former...

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Community Foundation Announces $14 Million in Grants in Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced grants totaling $14 million in the third quarter to support organizations primarily in southeast Michigan that are focused on the arts, civic life,...

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14 Nonprofits in Pontiac Receive Nearly $117,000 in Capacity Building Grants from Pontiac Funders Collaborative

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Pontiac Funders Collaborative announced 14 grants totaling nearly $117,000 to small and mid-sized nonprofits through the Capacity Building for Nonprofits grant program....

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Community Foundation announces $100,000 for Supporting Brightmoor Leaders program

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, with support from the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, has provided a fifth year of funding for staff training and professional development...

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Seven Grants Made to Support Pontiac Community

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Pontiac Funders Collaborative announce seven grants totaling $770,000 designed to help the community thrive – four to build capacity of key institutions...

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Thanking Our Region’s Nonprofit Organizations

Throughout this year, we have consistently turned to our local nonprofit organizations for support and assistance. Whether it was for food, shelter, medical testing, business support, or even inspiration and...

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Pontiac Nonprofit Capacity Building Grantees: 2020

The capacity building grant program focused on assisting nonprofit organizations to sustain and improve organizational effectiveness during the COVID-19 crisis. The Pontiac Funders Collaborative made 18 grants up to $10,000...

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Pontiac Small Business Relief Fund Grantees: 2020

Small businesses across the country have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Pontiac is no different. In recognition of this, we are announcing that 56 Pontiac businesses were awarded...

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