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

Catapult Pitch Competition 2017

The Community Foundation created Catapult to encourage civic engagement among young entrepreneurs throughout southeast Michigan. To learn about the community and support change, Catapult volunteers facilitated a small grants program...

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Atlantic Impact: A Catapult Story

Students at schools that include educational trips in their academic offerings get better grades, and are more likely to graduate. As a 2016 Catapult grantee, Atlantic Impact is providing more...

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Trans Sistas of Color Project: A Catapult Story

The Trans Sistas of Color Project – Detroit, founded in 2015 by Bré Campbell and John Trimble, works to assist transgender women of color by creating trans-centric programming, projects, and...

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Detroit Horse Power : A Catapult Story

As a teacher in Detroit, David Silver saw the need for safe and enriching after school activities that provide tangible life skills. Tapping into his background in riding and caring...

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Catapult: Funding and Coaching Emerging Nonprofits

Being part of launching the Catapult program of the Community Foundation has been both exciting and challenging – perhaps for all the right reasons. Exciting because we’re engaging up- and-coming...

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