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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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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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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