STORIES


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

Promoting the Well-Being of Older Adults and Caregivers

Like nonprofits in other sectors, caregiver organizations have made changes to their health care delivery and business models to ensure the health and safety of the individuals they serve....

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Increasing Access to the Arts

This story was originally published in our Fall 2021 REPORT. The arts and culture institutions we are fortunate to enjoy in southeast Michigan are vast — ranging from museums to...

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Fall 2021 REPORT

As we near the end of 2021, we reflect on the impact the Community Foundation made this year. We are proud to play a key role in endeavors which create...

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Detroit Helps 10 Professional Theaters Innovate during a time of turbulence

This story was originally published in our Fall 2021 REPORT Newsletter. Theater organizations play an essential role in our community — bringing joy to audiences, sparking ideas, giving voice to...

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Community Foundation and Partners Launch Community Policing Initiative

This story was originally published in our Fall 2021 REPORT. Following the national conversation about racial disparities in policing practices in 2020, the Community Foundation partnered with the Hudson-Webber Foundation,...

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SportPort Encourages Youth in Our Region to Stay Active and Healthy

This story was originally published in our Fall 2021 REPORT Newsletter. When people have safe, inviting ways to get outside, connect with the natural world, and stay active, we create...

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Supporting Behavioral and Mental Health

This story was originally published in our Fall 2021 REPORT Newsletter. Our region’s behavioral and mental health have been severely challenged since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Isolation caused...

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Championing Efforts to Combat Michigan’s Public Health Crisis

As the state has heightened its focus on lessening the devastating impact opioids have had on Michigan’s families and communities, Dr. Khaldun has emerged as a staunch advocate for implementing...

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Effective Treatment for Michiganders with Opioid Use Disorder

With support and encouragement from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, emergency departments throughout Michigan are adopting medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) as a best practice for...

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Championing Medication for Opioid Use Disorder with a Large Hospital System

Inspired by the opportunity to mitigate an ongoing and growing need among St. John’s patient population, Dr. Dunne and his colleagues successfully pursued a grant from the Community Foundation for...

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