NEWS & PRESS


$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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In Yearbook

Freep Film Festival to screen Detroit bankruptcy doc that features former Community Foundation president

The Freep Film Festival will screen the documentary “Gradually, Then Suddenly: The Bankruptcy of Detroit” on Wednesday. The film uses re-enactments, archival footage, and contemporary interviews – including with former...

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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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In General,Press Release

Oudolf Garden Detroit: Agency Endowment at Work

An agency endowment fund like the one that Oudolf Garden Detroit has at the Community Foundation can provide financial security to those taking on new challenges or those looking to...

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Seven Grants Made to Support Pontiac Community

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Pontiac Funders Collaborative announce seven grants totaling $770,000 designed to help the community thrive – four to build capacity of key institutions...

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In General,Press Release

Adapting Our Grantmaking Guidelines During COVID-19

We’ve changed our grant­making guidelines to work better with our nonprofit partners and meet the needs of the communities we serve....

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Supporting an Inclusive Vision for the City of Pontiac

This story was originally published in the Fall 2020 REPORT Newsletter. In recent years, community members in Pontiac, a city that’s home to 60,000, have spearheaded redevelopment efforts. Pontiac is...

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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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$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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