STORIES


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

Co-Ette Club creates sustainable future by establishing agency endowment fund

The Co-Ette Club – which was established in 1941 to nurture future generations of Black, female leaders and philanthropists – recently established an agency endowment fund at the Community Foundation...

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Q&A: Legal advisor Susan Strunk discusses next generation of giving

Susan Strunk, right, an attorney at Monaghan, P.C., networks with other young professional advisors during a meeting of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan’s Legal Financial Network. Photo credit: Steve...

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Former Trustee Dennis Archer discusses his funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

The following video originally appeared on Spotlight On the News, WXYZ-TV Detroit. The Honorable Dennis W. Archer, former Detroit Mayor and Michigan Supreme Court Justice, discussed his funds with the...

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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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A Message from the President & Chair — July 2022

This message was officially published in our 2022 Yearbook. This year ushers in a new era in the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan’s history. With a new president, we have...

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Stability and Support for Southeast Michigan Nonprofits

This story originally appeared in the 2022 Yearbook Strong nonprofits are the backbone of strong communities. When nonprofits have capable leadership and a stable financial outlook, they have the power...

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Community Foundation President Ric DeVore discusses philanthropy on WJR WJR - The Paul W. Smith Show

DeVore discussed his excitement to make his impact as the new leader the Community Foundation. In the interview with Paul W. Smith of WJR, DeVore discussed the rich history of...

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How An Agency Endowment Can Help A Nonprofit Plan For A Sustainable Financial Future

Agency endowment funds provide nonprofits with a reliable source of income to continue their work well into the future. ...

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Fall 2021 Message From the President

This story was originally published in the Fall 2021 REPORT Newsletter. The Community Foundation’s success and growth has always been a reflection of the community we serve. We could not...

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Community Foundation Announces $14 Million in Grants in Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced grants totaling $14 million in the third quarter to support organizations primarily in southeast Michigan that are focused on the arts, civic life,...

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