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

Pontiac Funders Collaborative Strengthens Support for Local Capacity-Building and More

This story was originally posted in the Spring 2021 REPORT Newsletter. In January 2021, the Pontiac Funders Collaborative and the Community Foundation announced seven grants designed to support economic growth...

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Seven Grants Made to Support Pontiac Community

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Pontiac Funders Collaborative announce seven grants totaling $770,000 designed to help the community thrive – four to build capacity of key institutions...

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Supporting an Inclusive Vision for the City of Pontiac

This story was originally published in the Fall 2020 REPORT Newsletter. In recent years, community members in Pontiac, a city that’s home to 60,000, have spearheaded redevelopment efforts. Pontiac is...

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Collaboration: Expanding Our Networks to Promote Public Health, Civic Change, and the Arts

This story originally appeared in our 2020 Yearbook One of the Community Foundation’s core strengths has always been its ability to bring people together. For 35 years, we have served...

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Working with Pontiac Community to Solve Challenges and Seize Opportunities

Over the past four months, we have been forced to reevaluate our priorities, come together in unexpected ways, and acknowledge persistent injustices and equities within our society. Despite all the...

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Pontiac Nonprofit Capacity Building Grantees: 2020

The capacity building grant program focused on assisting nonprofit organizations to sustain and improve organizational effectiveness during the COVID-19 crisis. The Pontiac Funders Collaborative made 18 grants up to $10,000...

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Pontiac Small Business Relief Fund Grantees: 2020

Small businesses across the country have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Pontiac is no different. In recognition of this, we are announcing that 56 Pontiac businesses were awarded...

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In General

Philanthropic, corporate groups launch 3-year effort to support Pontiac small business, nonprofits Crain's Detroit Business

 Read the article in Crain’s Detroit Business In close partnership with local government and nonprofit organizations, a cohort of funders has been working to support a collective plan to help...

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