NEWS & PRESS


Community Foundation Names Carla Walker-Miller and David P. Larsen to Board; Announces $23 Million in Grants in Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is pleased to welcome Carla Walker-Miller and David P. Larsen to its board. The Community Foundation also approved $23 million of grants in the...

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Leading Philanthropies Join Forces to Boost Economic Mobility among People Involved with the Criminal Justice System The Justice and Mobility Fund

Initial $250 million committed to pursue comprehensive justice reforms that advance racial equity and inclusive post-pandemic recovery New York— Year after year, millions of Americans with past involvement in the...

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July 2021: Message From the President and Chair

This story was originally published in our 2021 Annual Report. This was a year like no other. We saw businesses close and nonprofits struggle to figure out how they were...

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14 Nonprofits in Pontiac Receive Nearly $117,000 in Capacity Building Grants from Pontiac Funders Collaborative

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Pontiac Funders Collaborative announced 14 grants totaling nearly $117,000 to small and mid-sized nonprofits through the Capacity Building for Nonprofits grant program....

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Community Foundation Honors Nonprofit Leadership and Program Excellence at Annual Meeting

The Community Foundation today awarded two of our region’s most prestigious nonprofit honors, announcing that Wayne S. Brown, president & CEO, Michigan Opera Theatre, is the recipient of the 2021...

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Justice System Reform Projects Receive Over $2 Million in Support

A group of national and local foundations announced over $2 million in support to 12 organizations through the Michigan Justice Fund, an initiative designed to address inequities in the criminal...

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Trails and Greenway Projects Receive Support For Maintenance

Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Trails Maintenance Fund is One of the Only Funds in the Country Focused on Maintenance of Developed Trails The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, together with...

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Mayor, Community Leaders Join Family of Joe Louis to Break Ground on First Phase of 27-Mile Greenway Named in Boxing Legend’s Honor City of Detroit

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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 300 Grants Totaling Nearly $7.5 Million Awarded Since Inception of Funds The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced nearly $1.9 million in grants...

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Community Foundation grants over $200,000 to local journalism from the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has announced that seven journalism projects will share a total of over $200,000 from the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund. The 2021 grants total $211,850...

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