NEWS & PRESS


Community Foundation honors CultureSource leader Omari Rush, Ruth Ellis Center at Annual Meeting

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan awarded two of our region’s most prestigious nonprofit honors at its annual meeting. CultureSource Executive Director Omari Rush received the 2022 Mariam C. Noland...

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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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We’re Hiring: Grants Coordinator

About This Position The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is seeking a Grants Coordinator who will work directly with staff, applicants, and grantees to support the application and grant lifecycle...

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Michigan Justice Fund annual report, video reveal the initiative’s more than $6 million statewide impact

The Michigan Justice Fund, an initiative of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, today released its 2021 annual report and a video highlighting its efforts to advance justice reform. Since...

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Mackinac Policy Conference: Ric DeVore on how foundations can aid communities WDET - Detroit's NPR Station

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Community Foundation President Ric DeVore discusses philanthropy on WJR WJR - The Paul W. Smith Show

DeVore discussed his excitement to make his impact as the new leader the Community Foundation. In the interview with Paul W. Smith of WJR, DeVore discussed the rich history of...

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Wayne County, New Economy Initiative Announce $54 Million in Funding to Launch New Small Business Hub

The New Economy Initiative (NEI) and Wayne County Executive’s Office announced $54 million in funding to create the new Wayne County Small Business Hub, which will provide technical assistance and...

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Michigan’s economy includes returning citizens Crain's Detroit Business

This op-ed originally appeared in Crain’s Detroit Business. Between 2 million and 3 million people in Michigan have a criminal conviction. More than 8,000 come home from prison each year...

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Nearly $2 Million in Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan 

Over 385 Grants Totaling Nearly $9.5 Million Awarded Since Inception of Funds in 2016  The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced nearly $2 million...

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Six local journalism projects receive over $200,000 in grants from the Community Foundation’s Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Ford Foundation have given $1.3 million to journalism projects in southeast Michigan. The Community Foundation for...

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