NEWS & PRESS


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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Message from the President: Fall 2020

This message was originally published in the Fall 2020 REPORT Newsletter. Over the past six months, amidst COVID-19, each of us has faced challenges we never could have expected. Almost...

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Pontiac Small Business Relief Fund Grantees: 2020

Small businesses across the country have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Pontiac is no different. In recognition of this, we are announcing that 56 Pontiac businesses were awarded...

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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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Storytelling Campaign Captures the Entrepreneurial Energy of Detroit

Since 2007, when the Community Foundation launched the New Economy Initiative (NEI) with support from other foundations, it has had a tremendous impact on the region’s culture of entrepreneurship. In...

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2019 Yearbook

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has the great privilege of connecting people and organizations to their communities – and across communities – through thoughtful philanthropy. Our challenge is to...

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Community Foundation awards more than $15 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $15 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including the arts, civic life,...

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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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Introducing Michigan Youth to Entrepreneurship

New Economy Initiative, in partnership with the C.S. Mott Foundation, has launched a youth project to explore and pilot ways to introduce youth to the existing entrepreneurial ecosystem and strengthen...

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2018 NEIdeas Winners Announced

New Economy Initiative Awards $260K to Small Businesses Across Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park – NEIdeas Program has Awarded $2.16M to 144 Businesses since 2014 In its fifth year, the...

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