STORIES


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

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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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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Eugene Howe: A One-Of-A-Kind Philanthropist

Neighbors could often find him, with his wiry frame and scraggly beard, at local soup kitchens, churches, and shelters, taking math lessons and playing pool. Surprisingly, one could also find...

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Youth and Families in St. Clair County Benefit from Family Philanthropy

Port Huron, like any community, has its share of needs. Low-income families in the area often seek services ranging from food to health care, and hundreds of children seek educational...

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Your IRA Can Help you Achieve Your Charity Goals

While tax rules constantly change, a cash donation to the Community Foundation out of your IRA may be an appropriate tool to utilize in accomplishing your charitable planning objectives....

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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

Address your IRA planning now to maximize tax savings

The Community Foundation can help you plan to make your charitable giving as tax efficient and as impactful as possible to maximize tax savings and carry out your philanthropic objectives....

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Supporting the Needs of Today While Creating a Lasting Legacy:
The Story of the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Funds

Not all of us knew of Ralph, the owner of the Buffalo Bills and resident of Grosse Pointe, but we soon would learn about his astounding generosity....

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Finding Love and Supporting Community

The depth and structure of the Community Foundation was a great way to make sure our giving was done in a way that would have some backbone to it....

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Maximize giving through a donor advised fund

A Community Foundation donor advised fund can help you support charitable causes you care about in southeast Michigan and around the country. It is also a great way to simplify...

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