NEWS & PRESS


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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$1 Million Endowment Established To Support Detroit Youth Choir Comcast Newsmakers

This piece originally appeared on Comcast Newsmakers on Oct. 2, 2019. A group of Detroit-based foundations and members of the business community announced a $1 million endowment to recognize the...

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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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Detroit Area Foundations and Businesses Announce $1 Million Fund to Recognize Detroit Youth Choir

Today, a group of Detroit-based foundations and members of the business community announced a $1 million endowment to recognize the Detroit Youth Choir, following their tremendous accomplishment on NBC’s America’s...

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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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