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

My Father’s Legacy is in Good Hands

Sarah Wedepohl on how the Community Foundation will carry on her father’s legacy  For over six years, I’ve had the privilege of working at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan,...

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Giving that Keeps on Living

Dr. Glenda Price and the importance of community philanthropy “I’m always interested in how a grant from the Community Foundation will have a broad impact. I try to think about...

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Q&A: Trustee Matt Cullen discusses Joe Louis Greenway, family philanthropy

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Board of Trustees member and JACK Entertainment Chairman Matt Cullen and his wife, Karen, have partnered with the Community Foundation to create a tradition of...

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Scholar, author Michael Moody shares insights on next-generation, family philanthropy

Guest speaker Michael Moody, Ph.D., shared his expertise on the importance of next-generation and family philanthropy with a packed crowd of Community Foundation guests on May 2 at the Detroit Athletic Club....

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In General

Nobody Does Endowment Better, Community Foundation Trustee Says

The women-led Minerva Educational Development Foundation (MEDF) provides scholarships and grantmaking in the Detroit area. “Without the Community Foundation, the MEDF would not be celebrating 30 years of giving,” says...

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Women are welcome, HOPE Fund co-chair says

HOPE Fund co-chair Stacey Cassis wants women in the LGBTQ+ community to know they’re welcome at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan — and to understand the organization and how...

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Attorney Amy Hartmann discusses trends in women’s philanthropy

Legal-financial advisor Amy Hartmann is a committed champion of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. Attorney Amy Hartmann is a committed champion of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. She...

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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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