NEWS & PRESS


Innovation: Investing in the Future Through Youth Development

This story originally appeared in our 2020 Yearbook In every aspect of the Community Foundation’s work, we are always seeking new, innovative ways to serve and support our region. Nowhere...

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In REPORT Newsletter,Yearbook

Collaboration: Expanding Our Networks to Promote Public Health, Civic Change, and the Arts

This story originally appeared in our 2020 Yearbook One of the Community Foundation’s core strengths has always been its ability to bring people together. For 35 years, we have served...

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In REPORT Newsletter,Yearbook

Annual Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has awarded nearly $1.7 million in grants to 73 organizations through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds. The majority of this year’s grants...

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In Press Release

Community Foundation Receives $500,000 Commitment from The Humana Foundation to Support Essential Workers Amidst COVID-19 Health Crisis

The current COVID-19 health crisis requires both immediate and long-term, sustainable relief in varying degrees across the U.S. This pandemic escalated what were previously already growing health concerns, such as...

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In Press Release

State of Michigan announces $17.5 million in grant funds to combat the opioid epidemic

The press release was originally published by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on January 8, 2020. Download the full press release here. LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan...

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In In The News

Project Play joins Channel 7 Action News, shares tips to keep youth active in the winter WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Action News This Morning

Sarah Wedepohl, senior program officer at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, spoke with Channel 7 Action News This Morning about Project Play and the importance of keeping youth active...

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In In The News

Community Foundation announces more than $12 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $12 million in grants to organizations and initiatives in areas including arts, education, health, human services, civic life, youth development, and...

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In Press Release

LGBTQ+ Organizations Connect With New Populations with HOPE Fund grants

Today, the fund continues to assist organizations both new and old, large and small, in their efforts to serve and connect with new audiences....

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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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Community Living Centers enriches residents with disabilities through art and adventure

With a grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, several residents with Community Living Centers were able to go on a rare vacation to Traverse City, Michigan....

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