NEWS & PRESS


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

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

Foundation Scholarships: Wide-Ranging and Far-Reaching

From a hillside Italian village to an economic club, southeast Michigan students are reaping the fruit of generations before them who wanted to give back. The Community Foundation has a...

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Supporting Social-Emotional Needs at Head Start

Social-emotional support for kids, families and agency staff has been a key focus on Head Start Innovation Fund investments. Several key agencies, including the two that serve all of Macomb...

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Supporting New Moms at Head Start

With a larger number of Early Head Start seats available in Detroit for newborns, the Innovation Fund made some key, early investments for agencies to better support and connect to...

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Building a Pipeline of Teachers for Head Start

The Head Start Innovation Fund has supported a variety of strategies to build the pipeline of teachers into the system, allowing different agencies to test different models. One approach, built...

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2018 Detroit Economic Club Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Clabe Hunt and Penny Richards on being the 2018 recipients of the Detroit Economic Club Scholarship!   CLABE A. HUNT Clabe Hunt will graduate from Renaissance High School...

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Mr. Quevie: A Head Start Superhero

One target population for the Head Start Innovation Fund’s talent recruitment efforts has been men. While men have not traditionally been encouraged to pursue careers in early childhood education, they...

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