STORIES


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

Investing In Youth

The Community Foundation believes the future of this region rests on developing children into fully capable adults. That is why we have invested in youth for more than 30 years...

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Message from the President September 2017

Message from the President September 2017 When provided with great opportunities and quality resources, young people will devote energy and creativity toward addressing the challenges we are facing today and will...

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In General

Youth Advisory Committee

YAC is a one-of-a-kind experience. A leading youth organization in Detroit, YAC is able to pull together many different people of various races, nationalities, beliefs, mindsets, personalities, and most importantly,...

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In General

Youth Impact

For over 20 years, youth in every county of Michigan have had a centralized access point to philanthropy – this vehicle has been community foundations. Through a challenge grant from...

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Mentoring Through Sports

There is a deep need for quality after-school, weekend and summer programs for children in southeast Michigan. Because we know what an impact these programs have on young lives, the...

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Mentoring Programs Making a Difference

The Community Foundation supports a remarkable variety of mentoring programs, each with a distinctive approach to a common goal providing guidance and support to people who are attempting to gain...

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Community Foundation Awards More Than $26 Million in Grants and Elects 3 New Trustees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DETROIT — At their June 18, 2015 Annual Meeting, the board of trustees of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan elected three new members and approved grants...

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In Press Release

Charity Preview Raises $5.3M, The Most Since 2008 Crain's Detroit

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In In The News

Young Leaders Learn Philanthropy

Pathway to Excellence Program Mentors the Next Generation of African-American Men Sigma Pi Phi fraternity, also known as the Boulé, was the first Greek-letter fraternity founded by African-American men. Boulé...

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Detroit Auto Dealers Go All Out for Kids’ Charities

The Detroit Auto Dealers Association is known for holding one of the largest one-night fundraising events — The North American International Auto Show Charity Preview — to support children’s charities....

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