STORIES


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

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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In General,Press Release

Program preps food for the hungry that otherwise might intimidate Crain's Detroit

For Food Gatherers and the people it serves, the 40-pound hubbard squash donated by a nearby, Ann Arbor farmer was both a boon and a curse. It could help feed...

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New Sprout City play area blooms in Palmer Park The Times Herald

The chime of small bells filled the air and streams of bubbles floated off into the distance. Children pedaled tricycles along a track surrounding a miniature town. At Palmer Park,...

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DMC Foundation awards Northeast Guidance Center Senior Reach Grant Michigan Chronical Online

The Senior Reach program located at Northeast Guidance Center on Detroit’s eastside is the recent recipient of a $50,000 grant from the DMC Foundation for the continued support for Senior...

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State of LGBT Affairs

Based on information gathered through conversations with focus groups, key stakeholders, funders, and local/national nonprofit leaders in the LGBT community local and nationally, The HOPE Fund Advisory decided to better educate and...

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2017 HOPE Fund Grants

The following HOPE Fund grants were awarded in 2017. $20,550 to the Neutral Zone, to develop Queer Youth Stories, a digital storytelling and dialogue project for gay-straight alliances in southeast...

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Yearbook 2017: Healthy Communities

In our 2017 Yearbook we highlight stories about our focus on healthy communities. Regions that promote healthy living have more productive and satisfied residents. In healthier communities, residents tend to live longer...

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St. Louis Center for Exceptional Children and Adults

Healthy Communities Regions that promote healthy living have more productive and satisfied residents. In healthier communities, residents tend to live longer and become more engaged in their neighborhoods. Healthy communities...

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