STORIES


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

Vivian Day Stroh: Connecting With Immigrants and Refugees

When longtime Community Foundation donor and board member Vivian Day Stroh was in college, she spent time studying abroad in England. There, she witnessed firsthand the mistreatment of the country’s...

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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Announces $300,000 in Support for Local Immigrants and Refugees

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan today announced grants totaling $300,000 to nine local organizations working to address the needs of immigrants and refugees in the southeast Michigan community. These...

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In General

Supporting Women in Southeast Michigan

Michigan United — a group that focuses on social, racial, and economic justice — came to the Community Foundation with a goal: to expand an existing program to help immigrant...

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Providing Basic Human Needs Comcast Newsmakers

This piece originally appeared on Comcast Newsmakers on Oct. 2, 2019. There are more than 600,000 foreign-born individuals in Michigan, 70 percent of whom who live in southeast Michigan. Michigan...

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In In The News

What’s New at the Community Foundation?

In my life at the Community Foundation, I’m in awe as we also continue to “settle” into the new normal this Fall, which involved a breadth of new collaborative efforts,...

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Immigrants and Refugees in Southeast Michigan: Information on a New Collaboration

Following a report finding issues pressing on the immigrant- and refugee-based programs in the region, the Community Foundation has partnered with other organizations to create the Southeast Michigan Immigrant and...

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New Report and Collaborative to Support Immigrants and Refugees in Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is joining with Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees and The Kresge Foundation to create the Southeast Michigan Immigrant and Refugee Funder Collaborative, which...

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