NEWS & PRESS


Community Foundation awards more than $15 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $15 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including the arts, civic life,...

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Amid an Urgent Public Health Crisis, a Bid to Find Better Ways to Curb Opioid Abuse Inside Philanthropy

This article was written by Laura Dorwart for Inside Philanthropy Against a backdrop of steadily soaring opioid-related death rates in the U.S., state agencies and private funders are pairing up...

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Record Amount of Grants Awarded to Regional Nonprofits from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has awarded nearly $1.7 million in grants to 64 organizations through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds. Each grantee organization is performing critical...

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25 Years of HOPE

We must continue to support the LGBT community. We’ve done it before, we’d do it again, and we’ll keep doing it for the next 25 years—and beyond....

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Making Connections in Detroit’s Aging LGBT Community

For LGBT community members who feel disconnected or alone, Friendly Callers has offered crucial companionship and support....

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HOPE Fund Announces New Grant for LGBTQ Cancer Care

A $7,500 grant was made to the American Cancer Society Michigan Inc. to support resource development and training for health care professionals on LGBTQ-sensitive cancer screening...

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Statewide partners commit $5M for programs focused on treating opioid addiction in Michigan

Two Michigan hospitals to establish Medication Assisted Treatment program focused on long-term treatment of opioid use disorder Wayne State University to receive funds to address opioid addiction in jails Governor...

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In 2020 US Census, we must work to ensure all in southeast Michigan are counted

This piece originally ran in the Detroit Free Press on Saturday, May 18, 2019 Any day now, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on whether the federal government can include...

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Providing mental health support for youth

The Community Foundation supports many programs throughout the region that provide mental health support for youth. In 2018, the Foundation supported a partnership between Detroit Public Schools and Transforming Research...

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Community Foundation announces nearly $19 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced nearly $19 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including health, education, the arts, environment,...

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