NEWS & PRESS


Message From the Chair and President – July 2020

This letter originally appeared in our 2020 Yearbook In the spring of 2020, as we draft this annual report message, 2019 seems like a century ago. Detroit and Michigan are...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

In Press Release

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...

Read More

In General

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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....

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More