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

Building Brightmoor Community Leaders

The nonprofit sector exists to build and support healthy, vibrant, and engaged communities. Therefore, it has become important to invest in the advancement of skills in employees of nonprofit organizations,...

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Supporting Quality Journalism

Journalism gives people the information they need to make better decisions about their livelihoods. When citizens are more informed, they are better able to enact change in their community and...

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Investing in Public Spaces with Art

Dynamic public spaces are critical components to active and growing communities. Art can be a key tool in the activation of social spaces and help reflect the historical character of...

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Record Amount of Grants Awarded from the DADA Charitable Foundation Fund

Grants totaling $534,660 from the Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) Charitable Foundation Fund were awarded to a diverse group of 16 nonprofit organizations that provide services to children and youth...

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Winners of NEIdeas

The New Economy Initiative recently announced the winners of the fourth annual business challenge, known as NEIdeas. Nearly 700 local business owners from Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park applied for...

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Catapult Pitch Competition 2017

The Community Foundation created Catapult to encourage civic engagement among young entrepreneurs throughout southeast Michigan. To learn about the community and support change, Catapult volunteers facilitated a small grants program...

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Investing In Youth

The Community Foundation believes the future of this region rests on developing children into fully capable adults. That is why we have invested in youth for more than 30 years...

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Further Connecting With Our Community

On the Table is a new Community Foundation investment in the future of young people. The Foundation is encouraging residents from across the region to pause from their daily activities...

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Russell G. Mawby Award

Congratulations to Joseph L. Hudson Jr., who received the Russell Mawby Award at the recent Governor’s Service Awards ceremony. Gov. Rick Snyder presented the state’s highest award for philanthropy to...

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2017 Fall REPORT Newsletter