Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

  • Detroit


333 W. Fort St., Suite 2010
United States

About Us

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, founded in 1984, is a permanent community endowment built by gifts from thousands of individuals and organizations committed to the future of southeast Michigan. The Foundation works to improve the quality of life in southeast Michigan by connecting those who care with causes that matter. The Community Foundation supports a wide variety of activities benefiting education, arts and culture, health, human services, community development and civic affairs. Governed by a board of 55 community leaders, the Foundation makes grants to outstanding charitable projects in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Washtenaw, St. Clair and Livingston counties. Since its founding, the Community Foundation has distributed more than $444 million to support thousands of charitable activities. The Foundation has grown to more than $560 million in assets and holds more than 900 funds established by individuals, families, businesses, nonprofit organizations and private foundations.