STORIES


Stories of growth, stories of impact, stories from our community.

Wash and Learn program brings the library to Detroit laundromats

The Detroit Public Library, supported by a grant from the Community Foundation, is expanding its Wash and Learn program to bring the resources of a library to children who may...

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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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In Yearbook

Supporting Innovation in the Region

Addressing opportunities to improve lives in southeast Michigan requires innovative approaches. The Community Foundation partners with organizations that are making improvements on a system-wide basis. ...

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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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Community Foundation announces nearly $19 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced nearly $19 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including health, education, the arts, environment,...

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In Press Release

More than $11 million in grants announced

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $11 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including the arts, education, health,...

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In Press Release

Opportunities for Strategic Support of Detroit’s Young Children

This month, Detroit’s key Head Start agencies will submit applications to “re-compete” for federal dollars for this critical and comprehensive early childhood program. While the quest for these dollars is...

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In General

Community Foundation Head Start grants to boost teacher recruitment and retention

Eight organizations in three southeast Michigan counties are receiving $1.1 million in grants from the Community Foundation’s Head Start Innovation Fund. The grants will support the organizations’ recompetition for federal...

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In General,Press Release

The Team Behind The Impact: Program

Year-end at the Community Foundation is an exciting time of year as we see gifts coming in and grants flowing out. While nothing would happen without our donors and strong...

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In General