STORIES


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

Vivian Day Stroh: Connecting With Immigrants and Refugees

When longtime Community Foundation donor and board member Vivian Day Stroh was in college, she spent time studying abroad in England. There, she witnessed firsthand the mistreatment of the country’s...

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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Announces $300,000 in Support for Local Immigrants and Refugees

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan today announced grants totaling $300,000 to nine local organizations working to address the needs of immigrants and refugees in the southeast Michigan community. These...

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In General

2019: A Community Foundation Year in Review

As 2019 winds down, the Community Foundation would like to thank the donors, grantees, and volunteers that helped make a permanent, positive impact on our region this year....

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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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Providing Basic Human Needs Comcast Newsmakers

This piece originally appeared on Comcast Newsmakers on Oct. 2, 2019. There are more than 600,000 foreign-born individuals in Michigan, 70 percent of whom who live in southeast Michigan. Michigan...

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In In The News

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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In Press Release

Fall 2019 Message from the President

A Region of Opportunities The American dream is built on the idea that every person can succeed through his or her own hard work and determination. Generations of families have...

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In General,REPORT Newsletter

Immigrants and Refugees in Southeast Michigan: Information on a New Collaboration

Following a report finding issues pressing on the immigrant- and refugee-based programs in the region, the Community Foundation has partnered with other organizations to create the Southeast Michigan Immigrant and...

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New Report and Collaborative to Support Immigrants and Refugees in Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is joining with Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees and The Kresge Foundation to create the Southeast Michigan Immigrant and Refugee Funder Collaborative, which...

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In Press Release