STORIES


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

PEDALS Youth Development Program Set to Reach More Than 1,100 Preschoolers

Studies have shown that children with higher social emotional skills are more successful in school and life. They are also better learners in elementary school, less likely to drop out...

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Community Foundation announces more than $12 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $12 million in grants to organizations and initiatives in areas including arts, education, health, human services, civic life, youth development, and...

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In Press Release

2019: A Community Foundation Year in Review

As 2019 winds down, the Community Foundation would like to thank the donors, grantees, and volunteers that helped make a permanent, positive impact on our region this year....

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Polly Luo’s Story: How a Scholarship Can Make an Impact

Like in Polly Luo's case, a scholarship from the Community Foundation can lead to a promising education, career, and beyond....

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Accelerating Giving and Advancing Family Literacy

The Rex Family Fund for Literacy will allow the Community Foundation for Livingston County to support innovative programs that build literacy skills for young children and their families....

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Community Foundation announces more than $23 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $23 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

Kamilah Henderson details the Wash and Learn program with WDET

Kamilah Henderson spoke with WDET to detail the Wash and Learn program, a Community Foundation grantee working to make literacy programs more accessible....

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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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