NEWS & PRESS


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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In General,Press Release

Before and Beyond Pride 2021:
Supporting the future LGBTQ+ Community

This Pride month, parades, marches, and flags will remind us of the ongoing struggle for LGBTQ+ rights while celebrating the progress made in the 50 years since Stonewall. Outside of...

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Nearly $2 Million in Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Over 300 Grants Totaling Nearly $7.5 Million Awarded Since Inception of Funds The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced nearly $1.9 million in grants...

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In General

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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In General

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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In Press Release

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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In REPORT Newsletter

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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In Press Release

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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In REPORT Newsletter,Yearbook

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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In General

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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In Press Release