NEWS & PRESS


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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Information: Creating a More Knowledgeable, Engaged, and Equitable Community

This story originally appeared in our 2020 Yearbook In recent years, amidst emerging digital trends, threats of fake news, and shifting immigration policies, creating an informed citizenry has grown more...

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Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE) reopens with Community Foundation support The Sun Times News

Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE) has been providing affordable transportation programs in Washtenaw County since 1976. However, for the first time in its history, programs temporarily closed in mid-March when...

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Working with Pontiac Community to Solve Challenges and Seize Opportunities

Over the past four months, we have been forced to reevaluate our priorities, come together in unexpected ways, and acknowledge persistent injustices and equities within our society. Despite all the...

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LGBTQ+ Funding during COVID-19

Five area LGBTQ+ organizations receive grants totaling $200,000 from The HOPE Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced that five key LGBTQ+...

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Annual Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has awarded nearly $1.7 million in grants to 73 organizations through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds. The majority of this year’s grants...

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A Call to Action

The senseless killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Aubrey and many others have shaken us to our core. The systemic inequities Black people in this country are being subjected...

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BridgeDetroit, A New Digital Media Offshoot, ‘Reflects The City’s Population’ Deadline Detroit

Read the article in Deadline Detroit In support of accessible journalism that reflects the population it serves, BridgeDetroit was launched this week as a sister publication of Bridge Magazine. Founded...

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Philanthropic, corporate groups launch 3-year effort to support Pontiac small business, nonprofits Crain's Detroit Business

 Read the article in Crain’s Detroit Business In close partnership with local government and nonprofit organizations, a cohort of funders has been working to support a collective plan to help...

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