NEWS & PRESS


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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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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Community Foundation Announces Grants to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention and Support Organizations

Listen to Senior Program Officer Surabhi Pandit speak with WWJ950 on Community Foundation grants to domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and support organizations in the region. The Community Foundation...

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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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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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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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Eugene Howe: A One-Of-A-Kind Philanthropist

Neighbors could often find him, with his wiry frame and scraggly beard, at local soup kitchens, churches, and shelters, taking math lessons and playing pool. Surprisingly, one could also find...

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Supporting Women in Southeast Michigan

Michigan United — a group that focuses on social, racial, and economic justice — came to the Community Foundation with a goal: to expand an existing program to help immigrant...

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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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Community Foundation announces more than $23 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $23 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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