NEWS & PRESS


Community Foundation Honors Nonprofit Leadership and Program Excellence at Annual Meeting

The Community Foundation has announced that Nancy Winzer, Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Port Huron was selected as the recipient of the 2019 Mariam C. Noland...

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25 Years of HOPE

We must continue to support the LGBT community. We’ve done it before, we’d do it again, and we’ll keep doing it for the next 25 years—and beyond....

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Making Connections in Detroit’s Aging LGBT Community

For LGBT community members who feel disconnected or alone, Friendly Callers has offered crucial companionship and support....

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In 2020 US Census, we must work to ensure all in southeast Michigan are counted

This piece originally ran in the Detroit Free Press on Saturday, May 18, 2019 Any day now, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on whether the federal government can include...

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The Importance of the Census in Southeast Michigan Comcast Newsmakers

Melissa Smiley, Special Assistant to the President and Strategy Officer for the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan spoke with Comcast Newsmakers about the importance of a complete and accurate 2020...

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Increasing 2020 census participation

This story first appeared in the Spring 2019 REPORT Newseltter Every 10 years, the United States has the responsibility of counting its population. The census is vital for several reasons: to...

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Grants available for projects that promote an accurate census count

Effort seeks to ensure southeast Michigan communities receive their fair share of federal dollars The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has announced a grant opportunity for organizations seeking to promote...

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Journalism grant helps cover Detroit’s eastside neighborhoods

The Michigan Chronicle and ARISE Detroit received $54,600 in 2019 to expand a citizen journalism program to Detroit’s eastside neighborhoods. The coverage of residents in east side communities will appear in...

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Journalism grant boosts understanding and use of Freedom of Information Act

Detroit Free Press, in partnership with Michigan Community Resources, received its first Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund grant of $18,020 to help citizens use the Freedom of Information Act. Detroit residents...

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Journalism grant expands Documenters program

WDET and City Bureau received a second Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund grant of $76,000 to expand the City Bureau Detroit pilot, a citizen journalism and local media partnership focused on increasing coverage...

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