STORIES


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

Detroit River Story Lab program connects students to cultural, environmental heritage

Turn off your phone. Close your eyes.  Tune in to your senses. What do you hear? What do you feel?  Students aboard the two-masted schooner Inland Seas this summer shouted...

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Former Trustee Dennis Archer discusses his funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

The following video originally appeared on Spotlight On the News, WXYZ-TV Detroit. The Honorable Dennis W. Archer, former Detroit Mayor and Michigan Supreme Court Justice, discussed his funds with the...

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In In The News

Mount Clemens Cairns Center gives youth a place to play after school Macomb Daily

In In The News

Michigan philanthropic group announces latest round of grants. Here’s where $23M will go. Detroit Free Press

In In The News

$23 million in grants announced during Community Foundation’s annual board meeting

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan approved more than $23 million of grants in support of nonprofit organizations working to make a positive, permanent impact throughout the region during its...

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In Press Release

Empowering Communities Across Our Region

This story officially appeared in our 2022 Yearbook. As a regional community foundation, we believe success shouldn’t have boundaries. If a program or initiative works well in Ferndale, it will...

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Video: Community Foundation President Ric DeVore discusses $14 million in grants on WXYZ-TV Channel 7

This story originally aired on WXYZ-TV Channel 7. Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan President Richard (Ric) L. DeVore discussed $14 million in grants during a recent 7 UpFront segment on...

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In In The News

Community Foundation Announces More Than $14 Million in Funding in Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced funding totaling more than $14 million during the first quarter. The grants will support organizations primarily in southeast Michigan that focus on arts...

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In Press Release

Local youth organizations receive over $250,000 in grants from the Russell Family Foundation

Eight organizations serving the youth of southeast Michigan will benefit from over $250,000 in recent grants from the Russell Family Foundation.  The Russell Family Foundation, a Supporting Organization of the Community Foundation...

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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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