STORIES


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

Wash and Learn program brings the library to Detroit laundromats

The Detroit Public Library, supported by a grant from the Community Foundation, is expanding its Wash and Learn program to bring the resources of a library to children who may...

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New “SportPort” equipment sharing program launches to give kids more opportunities to play

Pilot program is part of Project Play: Southeast Michigan initiative – funded by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation in partnership with the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the...

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In Press Release

2019 Yearbook

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has the great privilege of connecting people and organizations to their communities – and across communities – through thoughtful philanthropy. Our challenge is to...

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In Yearbook

Supporting Regional Impact

The Community Foundation considers issues from the perspective of the seven counties it serves and works proactively to address the area’s greatest needs....

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Supporting Sustainability in the Region

The Community Foundation makes strategic investments to move the region forward with an eye toward permanent, positive change. We educate the community on pressing needs, build partnerships, undertake targeted initiatives,...

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Supporting Nonprofit Financial Stability and Donor Interests

As a source of flexible community capital for southeast Michigan, we can carry out our donors’ interests in perpetuity and grow permanent capital for individual nonprofits, strengthening their financial stability....

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Community Foundation awards more than $15 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced more than $15 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including the arts, civic life,...

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In Press Release

Record Amount of Grants Awarded to Regional Nonprofits from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has awarded nearly $1.7 million in grants to 64 organizations through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds. Each grantee organization is performing critical...

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In Press Release

Community Foundation announces nearly $19 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced nearly $19 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including health, education, the arts, environment,...

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In Press Release

The Team Behind The Impact: Program

Year-end at the Community Foundation is an exciting time of year as we see gifts coming in and grants flowing out. While nothing would happen without our donors and strong...

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In General