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

Your IRA Can Help you Achieve Your Charity Goals

While tax rules constantly change, a cash donation to the Community Foundation out of your IRA may be an appropriate tool to utilize in accomplishing your charitable planning objectives....

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Supporting the Needs of Today While Creating a Lasting Legacy:
The Story of the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Funds

Not all of us knew of Ralph, the owner of the Buffalo Bills and resident of Grosse Pointe, but we soon would learn about his astounding generosity....

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Fostering Arts Engagement

This story first appeared in the Winter 2018 REPORT Newsletter From traditional performing arts to child education programs to the revival of letterpress printing, the arts are thriving in southeast Michigan....

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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 Legacy: A Story of Three Endowments

An important part of our mission as a Community Foundation is building endowment — a permanent source of community capital benefiting the residents of southeast Michigan. An endowed fund at...

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Agency Endowment Offers Many Advantages

Building a Stable Financial Future Building a long-term, revenue-producing endowment is one of the best ways a nonprofit organization can build a stable financial future for their work. That’s why...

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