NEWS & PRESS


Randy Ross Named Vice President, Philanthropic Services

The Community Foundation is pleased to announce Randy Ross as the new vice president of philanthropic services.   Most recently, Ross served as associate director of donor engagement at the Community Foundation. He initially joined the organization in 2005 as a program officer. ...

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Community Foundation and CultureSource Announce $275,000 from COVID-19 Arts and Creative Community Assistance Fund

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, together with CultureSource, has announced that five organizations will each receive $55,000 for projects through the COVID-19 Arts and Creative Community Assistance Fund to...

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Community Foundation Announces $125,000 in Funding to Support Racial Equity and Youth Leadership

With input and guidance from area youth, the Community Foundation announced new financial support designed to support organizations working on youth racial justice programs. The grants were recommended by the Youth Advisory Council of the Community Foundation.  ...

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$102 million in 2020 — the Largest Annual Amount of Grants Provided in the Foundation’s History

Throughout 2020, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan issued a total of over $102 million in grants – the largest annual total in the Foundation’s 36-year history. Grants will help...

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Michigan Harm Reduction Project grants empower community responses to opioid crisis

As COVID pushes the overdose crisis to new heights, the Michigan Harm Reduction Project is empowering communities to respond with $500,000 in new grants. As part of the Michigan Opioid...

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Michigan Opioid Partnership announces over $1 million for statewide post-overdose rapid response efforts

As part of activities through the Michigan Opioid Partnership, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Blue Cross Blue...

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Seven Grants Made to Support Pontiac Community

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Pontiac Funders Collaborative announce seven grants totaling $770,000 designed to help the community thrive – four to build capacity of key institutions...

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Community Foundation names two new board members

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is pleased to welcome JoAnn Chávez and Chuck Stokes as its newest board members. “We are honored that JoAnn Chávez and Chuck Stokes are...

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Community Foundation receives $1 million to support Black-led nonprofit organizations

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact nonprofits across the country, the Community Foundation has partnered with groups large and small to help meet local needs. Through a partnership with...

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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan mourns the passing of Joseph L. Hudson, Jr., founding President of the Community Foundation

DETROIT – The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan mourns the passing of Joseph L. Hudson, Jr, business leader, philanthropist and the founder of the Community Foundation. We honor Joe’s distinguished...

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