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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Great Lakes Tourism Experience the Focus of New Binational Partnership

Ontario’s Waterfront Regeneration Trust Corporation, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources join with Trans Canada Trail in signing a Memorandum of Understanding in...

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In In The News,Press Release

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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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announces $600,000 in funding to maintain trails, greenways

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, together with the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, announced today a round of grants from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Trails Maintenance Fund totaling $600,000. The...

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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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Great Lakes Way to receive $250,000 grant from DTE Energy Foundation for Earth Day

This story was originally published by Crain’s Detroit Business. A subscription is required. The Great Lakes Way, an initiative of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, will receive a $250,000...

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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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Providing Continued Support for the Environment: Endowment, GreenWays, and The Great Lakes Way

To achieve lasting impact, those interested in safeguarding the environment should consider solutions that will play out over generations....

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Transforming Public Spaces

For the past 30 years, the Community Foundation has been a leader in developing and maintaining public spaces that improve the quality of life in the region....

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