NEWS & PRESS


CFSEM Youth Committee Members describe how they recommended $125,000 in racial equity grants

Watch a virtual interview with Gracie Grady and Akhila Mullapudi, two members of the Youth Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. The students spoke with program officer...

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Randy Ross Named Vice President, Philanthropic Services

The Community Foundation is pleased to announce Randy Ross as the new vice president of philanthropic services.   Most recently, Ross served as associate director of donor engagement at the Community Foundation. He initially joined the organization in 2005 as a program officer. ...

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Providing Relief During COVID-19

This story was originally published in our Fall 2020 REPORT Newsletter. In the past few months, public health data has supplied us with answers to several questions surrounding coronavirus, while...

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New Economy Initiative’s Pam Lewis Named Brookings Institution Nonresident Senior Fellow

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is pleased to announce that Pamela D. Lewis, Director of the New Economy Initiative (NEI), has been named a Nonresident Senior Fellow of the...

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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...

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Tax Law Changes and Charitable Giving in 2020

While federal tax law governing retirement benefits has changed significantly as of January 1, 2020, the IRA charitable rollover remains an effective charitable giving strategy. The new law: Increases the...

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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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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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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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3 Reasons to Start a Donor Advised Fund

As we approach the holiday season, year-end giving will become a topic of conversation at home with family members and in consultation with your professional advisors. Consider starting a Donor...

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