NEWS & PRESS


Community Foundation Announces $14 Million in Grants in Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced grants totaling $14 million in the third quarter to support organizations primarily in southeast Michigan that are focused on the arts, civic life,...

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New Chase Branch Opens, Bank Invests $30B in Equity Programming, $1M in Minority Initiative

This story was originally published in The Michigan Chronicle. Chase Bank has already established itself in its over 85-year history in the city of Detroit as a community-centered financial institution....

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Nurturing small businesses through good times – and bad times

This story was originally published in our 2021 Annual Report. For southeast Michigan entrepreneurs like Danielle North, resilience and flexibility are necessary traits – even during the best of times....

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New Economy Initiative announces $19.5 million fund to strengthen Inclusive Small Business Support Network

This press release was originally published on NewEconomyInitiative.org. Builds on catalytic philanthropic investment in NEI, new funding will further strengthen existing business support network and to provide more resources for...

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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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