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More than $11 million in grants announced

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $11 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including the arts, education, health,...

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The Team Behind The Impact: Program

Year-end at the Community Foundation is an exciting time of year as we see gifts coming in and grants flowing out. While nothing would happen without our donors and strong...

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Project focuses on transgender youth

The HOPE Fund is supporting a project to help educate community members and families of transgender youth about the importance of inclusion and affirmation. Its intention is also to create...

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Opioid Discussion on 910 AM Radio

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is proud to take part in the Michigan Opioid Partnership, whose mission is to tackle the growing problem of opioid addiction in Michigan. Opioids...

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Partnership Forms to Fight Opioid Deaths

As opioid addiction rates rise to unprecedented levels in the state and around the country, a new public-private collaborative including the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and key...

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With fate of food assistance unclear, we must step up for Michigan’s hungry The Detroit Free Press

Of the 1.4 million people in Michigan who struggle with hunger, nearly 400,000 are children. The toll that food insecurity takes on families — especially those with children and seniors...

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Local Karmanos Cancer Institute center receives $25K grant C&G News

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute was awarded a $25,000 grant for its cancer caregiver programming at the Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center in Farmington Hills. The Community Foundation for Southeast...

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Supporting Our Aging Population

Currently in southeast Michigan, 14.2 percent of residents are 65 or older; by 2030, this population is projected to grow to 25 percent. The aging population is creating new challenges...

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Taking Action: Fighting Opioid Abuse Through Collaboration in Calhoun County MI Blues Perspectives

In 2016, more accidental drug overdose deaths occurred than motor vehicle accidents in Calhoun County. Nine out of ten of these deaths involved an opioid. Years before opioid misuse was declared an...

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Record Amount of Grants Awarded to Regional Nonprofits from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds

DETROIT –  The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has awarded more than $1.2 million in grants to 49 organizations through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds. Each grantee organization...

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