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Project Play joins Channel 7 Action News, shares tips to keep youth active in the winter WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Action News This Morning

Sarah Wedepohl, senior program officer at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, spoke with Channel 7 Action News This Morning about Project Play and the importance of keeping youth active...

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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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Youth and Families in St. Clair County Benefit from Family Philanthropy

Port Huron, like any community, has its share of needs. Low-income families in the area often seek services ranging from food to health care, and hundreds of children seek educational...

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Detroit Auto Dealers Association, in partnership with Community Foundation, Announce More Than $380,000 in Grants to Region’s Children and Youth

The Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) Charitable Foundation Fund announced that 10 nonprofits providing services to children and youth in southeast Michigan will receive grants totaling $380,500. The Fund includes...

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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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Kamilah Henderson details the Wash and Learn program with WDET

Kamilah Henderson spoke with WDET to detail the Wash and Learn program, a Community Foundation grantee working to make literacy programs more accessible....

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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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‘SportPort’ program expands to give more kids opportunities to play

Eight Additional Communities to Join Equipment Sharing Program Today, Project Play: Southeast Michigan, an initiative driven and funded by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation in partnership with the Community...

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