NEWS & PRESS


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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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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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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What Is the Return on Investing in the Arts?

Understanding how charitable giving to the arts benefits communities. Everyone has an arts story: a painting has made someone rethink their perspective; a song has inspired and moved someone to...

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Increasing Access to the Arts

This story was originally published in our Fall 2021 REPORT. The arts and culture institutions we are fortunate to enjoy in southeast Michigan are vast — ranging from museums to...

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The Community Foundation, Local and National Partners Announce New Round of Investments to Support Police Reform in Southeast Michigan

Community Policing Innovations Initiative is the first of its kind in the region Support from Community Policing Innovations Initiative nears $500,000 Recipients include ten cities in partnership with their local...

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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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New Chase Branch Opens, Bank Invests $30B in Equity Programming, $1M in Minority Initiative

This story was originally published in The Michigan Chronicle. Chase Bank has already established itself in its over 85-year history in the city of Detroit as a community-centered financial institution....

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YAC Reflection: Color of Autism cares for adolescents of color on the spectrum

This story is part of a series written by members of our Youth Advisory Committee highlighting grantees working on racial justice initiatives. By YAC Members of CFSEM Gray haired and bespectacled, Camille...

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