NEWS & PRESS


Microgrants help nonprofits build capacity, try new things Crain's Detroit

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan plans and gives away microgrants for journalism projects, leaders in the Brightmoor neighborhood of Detroit and several other focused areas. “The common thread around...

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Community Foundation to Fund Park Sustainability The Detroit News

The $100 million endowment from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation that is expected to bring new life along the west riverfront was heralded Wednesday as an investment that will...

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Stony Creek Metropark’s Shelden Trails to get a facelift C&G Newspapers

The Shelden Trails at Stony Creek Metropark will soon be redeveloped!   Kate Kowalski, a volunteer services manager for the Huron-Clinton Metroparks, said officials are currently in phase one of the project:...

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Detroit Crime Commission receives $60k grant toward human trafficking programs ClickOnDetroit

The Detroit Crime Commission announced that it was awarded a $60,000 grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. The grant will assist the DCC in providing intelligence support to the Detroit...

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Detroit’s historic bankruptcy and more contributed to city’s revival Detroit Free Press

We are proud to be a part of of the city’s revival with the Foundation for Detroit’s Future. “Major foundations, including the Kresge, Ford and Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan...

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Honoring Leadership and Program Excellence Award Winners at Annual Board Meeting

CFSEM President, Mariam Noland, presents Cheryl Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, COTS, with the Richard F. Huegli Award for Program Excellence. The Community Foundation has announced that Kary L. Moss of...

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Strengthening Leaders and Capacity

Strong communities are built on the bonds and connections of residents and charitable organizations that are working to improve the well-being of their neighborhoods. For nonprofit organizations, which often benefit...

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Record Amount of Grants Awarded to Regional Nonprofits from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds

DETROIT –  The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has awarded more than $1.2 million in grants to 49 organizations through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds. Each grantee organization...

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Cultivating A New Generation of Storytellers

The Riverwise Writing Workshop is arming a new generation of storytellers with the tools to shape their own stories. Local activists deeply-rooted in their communities are developing skills writing poetry...

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Tostada Magazine: Writing About Food, Breaking Down Barriers

Tostada Magazine uses food to explore Detroit’s culture and people with the belief that food can break down barriers and bring people together. From profiling small ethnic restaurants to examining...

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