STORIES


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

5 Facts Vs. Myths About the 2020 Census

The census is a massive undertaking, and there’s plenty of information circulating. Know what’s true and what’s a myth. Myth: The census doesn’t really impact me or my family. Fact:...

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2020 Census: Getting a Complete Count

When the 2020 census officially launches on April 1, it marks the beginning of one of the most complex and crucial community projects of the decade. For more than a...

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LGBTQ+ Organizations Connect With New Populations with HOPE Fund grants

Today, the fund continues to assist organizations both new and old, large and small, in their efforts to serve and connect with new audiences....

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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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Two New Books Showcase Southeast Michigan as the Freshwater Capital of the World

In two new Community Foundation-supported books, authors Dave Dempsey and John Hartig explain how residents of southeast Michigan can learn from a history where the Great Lakes were filled with...

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Census Grantees Expand Outreach in Key Undercounted Communities

Over the past year, through the Southeast Michigan Counts campaign, the Community Foundation has worked to promote and prepare for one of the most complex and critical projects impacting our...

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Mariam Noland Speaks with Chuck Stokes on CFSEM Impact WXYZ Detroit

Mariam Noland, President of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, speaks with Chuck Stokes about the history of the Community Foundation, our initiatives, and the impact that philanthropy is playing...

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In In The News

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

Motor City Grounds Crew shares free equipment to beautify Detroit

Motor City Grounds Crew, a Community Foundation grantee, is helping beautify Detroit by bringing tools and equipment to those who need them....

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Fall 2019 Message from the President

A Region of Opportunities The American dream is built on the idea that every person can succeed through his or her own hard work and determination. Generations of families have...

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