The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is strengthening the region's quality of life by:
Building community capital - for today and tomorrow
Enhancing the region's quality of life
Engaging people and organizations in philanthropy
Convening, planning and working for positive change
Supporting and launching new initiatives
Every day, the Community Foundation is helping individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations and other foundations meet their charitable goals.
The foundation is privileged to facilitate the philanthropic spirit in southeast Michigan. As stated in our mission, The Community Foundation exists in perpetuity to enhance the quality of life of the citizens of southeastern Michigan.
"Community change is best understood by those who it's directly happening to," says Keegan Mahoney, an advisor to the project on behalf of the Hudson-Webber Foundation, one of its local...more
On Wednesday, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation launched "Future of Information: Media, Technology and Democracy," a yearlong...more
The 23 Brightmoor neighborhood organizations that are being awarded grants through the program include: Alice in Wonderland, Brightmoor Artisans Collective, Brightmoor Maker Space, Children of the...more
To help strengthen and coordinate its fundraising muscle, the Ford, Kresge and Skillman foundations made a $1.1 million grant to the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan in 2014 to support an...more
Increasingly, institutional funders and their grantees are expanding and venturing into partnerships with government and for-profit businesses to focus on economic development. Michigan has been a...more
... Huron's parks and recreation department, it's part of a project funded by a "Meet Me at the Park" grant from the National Recreation and Park and Association and Walt Disney Company, as...more
The philanthropic efforts of nonprofits and foundations throughout Michigan are increasingly addressing bigger issues such as affordable housing, community revitalization and employment. While these...more
The grant is the product of a collaboration between The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, The Michigan Health Endowment Fund, The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and The...more