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Foundation for Detroit’s Future Undertakes Work to Carry Out “Grand Bargain”

New Organization to Collect, Disburse Funds to Reduce Cuts to Detroit’s Retirees, Help City Restore Economic & Cultural Vitality (Detroit) – With U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Steven Rhodes’ approval of...

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Ashley Jurek Joins The Community Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DETROIT—Ashley Jurek has been named Accountant at the Community Foundation. Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Jurek served as a paraprofessional at UHY Advisors in Farmington Hills,...

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New Economy Initiative Takes ‘Street Level’ Approach to Detroit’s Entrepreneurial Hubs DBusiness

Starting today, the New Economy Initiative in Detroit is taking a street-level approach to better connect with the people and organizations it serves by sending its employees to various co-working...

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Southfield Community Foundation Moves to CFSEM

Continuing 25 Years of Enhancing Lives In late July, the Southfield Community Foundation transferred its assets to the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and became part of the Foundation. The...

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Detroit Head Start providers get $2M to expand preschool services The Detroit News

The largest expansion of Head Start in Detroit’s history was unveiled Tuesday, made possible by the collaboration of eight major foundations and $2 million in grants to providers. Marcella Wilson,...

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I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Motown’s Prospects Are Looking Up The Huffington Post

However improbable it might have seemed twenty, five, or even two years ago, Detroit could well be on the verge of a major turnaround that could make it one of...

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New Economy Initiative pumps $11.5M into programs to build businesses, jobs in Detroit Crain's Detroit Business

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Detroit’s New Economy Initiative Awards Nearly $11.5 Million in Grants to-date in 2014 NEI

The New Economy Initiative (NEI), a special project of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, has awarded nearly $11.5 million in grants during the first half of 2014 to 22...

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Southfield Community Foundation Merges With CFSEM

Southfield Funds Remain Dedicated to Community Benefit FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DETROIT—The directors of the Southfield Community Foundation have elected to become part of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and...

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Stebbins Family Fund Awards $100K In Matching Grants To St. Clair, Lapeer Based Charities

Includes Five Matching Grants of $20,000 Each FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DETROIT—The Stebbins Family Fund, administered by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, will award $100,000 in five matching grants of...

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