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Community Foundation names new board member 

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is pleased to welcome Maria Thompson as its newest board member. “We are honored that Maria is willing to extend her extensive experience by...

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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Announces $300,000 in Support for Local Immigrants and Refugees

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan today announced grants totaling $300,000 to nine local organizations working to address the needs of immigrants and refugees in the southeast Michigan community. These...

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We’re Hiring a Program Associate

The Program Associate is responsible for research, grant reviews, grant monitoring and assessment activities, program development and educational programs, along with support for program staff. The position is considered a...

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Tax Law Changes and Charitable Giving in 2020

While federal tax law governing retirement benefits has changed significantly as of January 1, 2020, the IRA charitable rollover remains an effective charitable giving strategy. The new law: Increases the...

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We’re Hiring a Project Director for the Pontiac Funders Collaborative

The Project Director, Pontiac Funders Collaborative will provide leadership, management and guidance in support of this place-based initiative for a three-year period. The Project Director will be an employee of...

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We’re Hiring a Program Assistant

The Program Assistant provides a full range of administrative support to the Senior Program Officers and Program Officers within the department. This position is central to the flow of key...

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State of Michigan announces $17.5 million in grant funds to combat the opioid epidemic

The press release was originally published by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on January 8, 2020. Download the full press release here. LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan...

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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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Winter 2019 Message from the President

“I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going.” – Maya Angelou   As a philanthropic organization looking...

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