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

Nurturing small businesses through good times – and bad times

This story was originally published in our 2021 Annual Report. For southeast Michigan entrepreneurs like Danielle North, resilience and flexibility are necessary traits – even during the best of times....

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Making Investments Across The Region

Helping Donors Do the Most Good with Their Charitable Dollars More than $50 million in grants are made by the Community Foundation each year to nonprofit organizations throughout Wayne, Oakland,...

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Branding Detroit’s East Side

  Detroit’s historic east-side neighborhoods have a lot to offer city dwellers. Think riverfront living, close proximity to downtown, diverse housing stock, and acres of parks and recreation spaces — including the...

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Go East!

Detroit’s Livable, Diverse East Side Neighborhoods Get a New Brand When the media writes about Detroit or people think of it, two things come to mind: Downtown/Midtown and the neighborhoods....

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