STORIES


Stories of growth, stories of impact, stories from our community.

Strengthening Leaders and Capacity

Strong communities are built on the bonds and connections of residents and charitable organizations that are working to improve the well-being of their neighborhoods. For nonprofit organizations, which often benefit...

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Supporting Brightmoor Leaders

Senior Program Officer, Kamilah Henderson discusses the Supporting Brightmoor Leaders program on WWJ 920 AM. From education to arts, the Supporting Brightmoor Leaders program is helping the community build their...

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In In The News

Professional Development Grants Help Increase Capacity of Brightmoor Community Leaders

DETROIT, MI – The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, with support from the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, has provided a second year of funding for staff training...

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Sidewalk Detroit Encourages Art in Brightmoor

Ryan Myers-Johnson is a force of nature; a native Detroiter, University of Michigan graduate, world-renowned professional dancer, and Assistant Director of Kresge Arts in Detroit. In 2012, Myers-Johnson founded Sidewalk...

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In General

Good Grief Detroit Creates Space for Black Women to Process Grief

Espy Thomas does a whole lot more than make delicious treats under the moniker Sweet Potato Sensations; she also provides an accommodating forum for those who wish to talk about...

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Children of the Rising Sun Strengthen Early Childhood Education

Children of the Rising Sun’s mission is to strengthen early childhood educational opportunities and services to improve the quality of life for Detroit and the surrounding communities. The organization consists...

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Southwest Solutions

Regional Economic Vitality A strong economy is vital to every successful community. We are becoming a destination for many newcomers including entrepreneurs, immigrants, and millennials. The Community Foundation’s focus on...

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