NEWS & PRESS


Community Foundation’s Michigan Justice Fund initiative announces more than $2.8M in grants to support returning citizens, advance justice reform

The Michigan Justice Fund, an initiative of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, today announced more than $2.8 million in grants to improve the economic mobility of individuals with criminal convictions...

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In General

Increasing Post-Overdose Treatment Options in the Emergency Department

Through the Michigan Opioid Partnership (MOP), the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan supports increased efforts to reduce opioid overdose deaths. Among its most visible strategies is funding health systems across...

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Co-Ette Club creates sustainable future by establishing agency endowment fund

The Co-Ette Club – which was established in 1941 to nurture future generations of Black, female leaders and philanthropists – recently established an agency endowment fund at the Community Foundation...

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New Economy Initiative scales model for inclusive small business growth

The New Economy Initiative’s support network helped spouses Hamissi Mamba, left, and Nadia Nijimbere navigate the small business startup process and access the tools and resources they needed to open...

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Increasing Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Options in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is developing partnerships in the Upper Peninsula (UP), as part of its Emergency Department Medication for Opioid Use Disorder initiative. While the initiative itself...

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$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

Michigan Justice Fund annual report, video reveal the initiative’s more than $6 million statewide impact

The Michigan Justice Fund, an initiative of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, today released its 2021 annual report and a video highlighting its efforts to advance justice reform. Since...

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In Press Release

The HOPE Fund advances LGBTQ+ advocacy, committee member John Zervos says 

“What draws me to The HOPE Fund is the tireless goal to make southeast Michigan a world-class place to work and live if you are LGBTQ+.” ...

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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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In Press Release

Centro Multicultural La Familia: Serving Pontiac’s Latinx community for over 35 years

Dr. Sonia Acosta and Centro Multicultural La Familia has provided important social services to Pontiac residents for decades. ...

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