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Warm Handoffs Improve Treatment Outcomes

As critical access points for people with opioid use disorder (OUD), Michigan emergency departments (ED) treat more than 25,000 opioid-related visits annually. Those seeking care are particularly vulnerable once they...

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Community Foundation announces $102.8M in 2022 grants, welcomes Macomb County resident Paul Trulik to Board of Trustees

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and its supporting organizations provided combined grantmaking in 2022 of nearly $103 million. Grants supported nonprofit organizations and local governments working to make a...

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Community Foundation’s Michigan Justice Fund initiative announces more than $2.8M in grants to support returning citizens, advance justice reform

The Michigan Justice Fund, an initiative of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, today announced more than $2.8 million in grants to improve the economic mobility of individuals with criminal convictions...

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We’re Hiring: Program Associate, Health & Human Services

The Opportunity The Program Associate is responsible for a wide range of support for program staff, including research, grant reviews, grant monitoring and assessment activities, program development and educational programs....

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Increasing Post-Overdose Treatment Options in the Emergency Department

Through the Michigan Opioid Partnership (MOP), the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan supports increased efforts to reduce opioid overdose deaths. Among its most visible strategies is funding health systems across...

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Increasing Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Options in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is developing partnerships in the Upper Peninsula (UP), as part of its Emergency Department Medication for Opioid Use Disorder initiative. While the initiative itself...

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Michigan philanthropic group announces latest round of grants. Here’s where $23M will go. Detroit Free Press

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$23 million in grants announced during Community Foundation’s annual board meeting

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan approved more than $23 million of grants in support of nonprofit organizations working to make a positive, permanent impact throughout the region during its...

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Freep Film Festival to screen Detroit bankruptcy doc that features former Community Foundation president

The Freep Film Festival will screen the documentary “Gradually, Then Suddenly: The Bankruptcy of Detroit” on Wednesday. The film uses re-enactments, archival footage, and contemporary interviews – including with former...

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Video: Community Foundation President Ric DeVore discusses $14 million in grants on WXYZ-TV Channel 7

This story originally aired on WXYZ-TV Channel 7. Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan President Richard (Ric) L. DeVore discussed $14 million in grants during a recent 7 UpFront segment on...

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