STORIES


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

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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In General,REPORT Newsletter

The Power of Endowment: An Enduring Legacy

Endowments are a powerful way for a donor to make an impact in the community focusing on the causes they care about. Many of the Community Foundation’s endowed funds carry...

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Gerry, Scott, & The HOPE Fund

Gerry Banister and Scott Douglass have been together for thirty-two years. They might not have met at all if Gerry hadn’t dropped by Saluté to take a break from family...

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Moments of Inspiration

Looking at 2016 I’ll be honest.  2016 was not an easy year – not for the local community or for the nation.  The violence, the ongoing racism, the negative messages...

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Detroit Expats Give Back Through Community Foundation Homecoming Fund

In 2014, business publication Crain’s Detroit launched a program called Detroit Homecoming, an invitation-only event focused on engaging successful Detroit ex-patriots in the region’s revitalization. The popular event now draws...

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Creating a Legacy: A Story of Three Endowments

An important part of our mission as a Community Foundation is building endowment — a permanent source of community capital benefiting the residents of southeast Michigan. An endowed fund at...

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2016 Winter REPORT Newsletter

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Detroit Homecoming Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Crain’s Detroit Business have agreed to establish the “Detroit Homecoming Fund” as a means for attendees of Homecoming to join together to support...

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In General

Creating a Lasting Legacy

If you have a particular area of charitable interest, you might consider starting an endowed field-of-interest fund at the Community Foundation. That’s what Nancy Davidson of Grosse Pointe Woods did,...

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