NEWS & PRESS


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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In Yearbook

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 Press Release

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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In General

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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In Press Release

Investing in Talent, Near and Far

Supporting Existing Local Talent Talent development is crucial to a healthy economy and the region. The Community Foundation understands that, in addition to attracting new talent to our growing and...

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Detroit Innovation Fellowship

The New Economy Initiative is launching a new talent development program, the Detroit Innovation Fellowship (DIF), that is designed to promote and invest in social entrepreneurs and innovators who are...

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In General

Yearbook 2017: Regional Economic Vitality

In our 2017 Yearbook we highlight three stories about our focus on regional economic vitality. A strong economy is vital to every successful community. We are becoming a destination for...

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Hacker Fellows

Regional Economic Vitality A strong economy is vital to every successful community. We are becoming a destination for many newcomers including entrepreneurs, immigrants, and millennials. The Community Foundation’s focus on...

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New Economy Initiative

Regional Economic Vitality A strong economy is vital to every successful community. We are becoming a destination for many newcomers including entrepreneurs, immigrants, and millennials. The Community Foundation’s focus on...

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