NEWS & PRESS


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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A Message from Board Chair, James Nicholson, on the Retirement of Mariam Noland

When Mariam Noland, president of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, told me her plan to retire at the end of this year, I had mixed emotions....

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Pontiac Funders Collaborative Strengthens Support for Local Capacity-Building and More

This story was originally posted in the Spring 2021 REPORT Newsletter. In January 2021, the Pontiac Funders Collaborative and the Community Foundation announced seven grants designed to support economic growth...

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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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In General,Press Release

Oudolf Garden Secures $2 Million in Endowment Fund

The project, which will include the installation of 26,000 plants and 48,000 bulbs, has raised over $2 million for its agency endowment fund....

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Wrapping Up the U.S. Census: Another Phase of Work Begins

Now that the data collection phase is over, the U.S. Census Bureau’s work is — in many ways — just beginning....

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More Than $17 Million in Grants Made in Third Quarter

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $17 million in grants to organizations and initiatives in areas including arts, education, health, human services, and youth development. “During a...

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Supporting an Inclusive Vision for the City of Pontiac

This story was originally published in the Fall 2020 REPORT Newsletter. In recent years, community members in Pontiac, a city that’s home to 60,000, have spearheaded redevelopment efforts. Pontiac is...

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Providing Relief During COVID-19

This story was originally published in our Fall 2020 REPORT Newsletter. In the past few months, public health data has supplied us with answers to several questions surrounding coronavirus, while...

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Foundations Join Together to Develop the Michigan Justice Fund to Advance Reform Initiatives

A group of local and national organizations has come together to develop the Michigan Justice Fund, an initiative designed to address inequities in the criminal justice system throughout the state....

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