NEWS & PRESS


Aspiring Athletes Play On with Equipment Kits from Project Play

This story was originally published in the Fall 2020 REPORT Newsletter. Over the past few years, the Community Foundation, the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, and the Aspen Institute Sports...

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Detroit Auto Dealers Association and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Announce $300,000 in Grants to Area Nonprofits

The Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) Charitable Foundation and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced that eight nonprofits providing services to children and youth in southeast Michigan will receive...

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In Press Release

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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In REPORT Newsletter,Yearbook

Innovation: Investing in the Future Through Youth Development

This story originally appeared in our 2020 Yearbook In every aspect of the Community Foundation’s work, we are always seeking new, innovative ways to serve and support our region. Nowhere...

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PEDALS Youth Development Program Set to Reach More Than 1,100 Preschoolers

Studies have shown that children with higher social emotional skills are more successful in school and life. They are also better learners in elementary school, less likely to drop out...

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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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