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

Accelerating Giving and Advancing Family Literacy

The Rex Family Fund for Literacy will allow the Community Foundation for Livingston County to support innovative programs that build literacy skills for young children and their families....

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Eugene Howe: A One-Of-A-Kind Philanthropist

Neighbors could often find him, with his wiry frame and scraggly beard, at local soup kitchens, churches, and shelters, taking math lessons and playing pool. Surprisingly, one could also find...

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Youth and Families in St. Clair County Benefit from Family Philanthropy

Port Huron, like any community, has its share of needs. Low-income families in the area often seek services ranging from food to health care, and hundreds of children seek educational...

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The Power of Endowment: An Enduring Legacy

Endowments are a powerful way for a donor to make an impact in the community focusing on the causes they care about. Many of the Community Foundation’s endowed funds carry...

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Creating a Lasting Legacy

If you have a particular area of charitable interest, you might consider starting an endowed field-of-interest fund at the Community Foundation. That’s what Nancy Davidson of Grosse Pointe Woods did,...

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