Children, Youth, and Families

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Published: 02/19/2016

Kalamazoo Community Foundation President Carrie Pickett-Erway and Family and Children Services CEO Rosemary Gardiner discuss the benefits of the MHEF grant.

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News
Published: 08/13/2015

Led by support from the Believe 2 Become Initiative of the Doug & Maria DeVos Foundation, Grand Rapid’s fledgling Parent University is changing lives and children’s futures for the better.

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News type: Newswire
Audience: All Members



News
Published: 07/20/2015

Government, private sector & philanthropy are working together to improve educational system, strengthen Michigan’s workforce and bolster state’s economy.

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News type: Newswire



News
Published: 08/19/2014

A new report shows that SNAP incentives offer a successful and scalable approach to increasing access to affordable, healthy food for low-income families, boosting farmer income, and strengthening local economies.

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Audience: All Members



News
Published: 05/23/2014

Diana Tarpoff, foundation president, talks about her favorite "great grant" - support for Annie's Big Nature Lesson at the Woldumar Nature Center in Lansing!

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News type: Member Highlights
Topic: Great Grants



News
Published: 04/01/2014

Released 4/1/14, this report demonstrates how much state averages mask the dramatically different outcomes and conditions experienced by children of diverse races/ethnicity.

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News type: From the Web
Topic: Michigan Data



News
Published: 03/22/2014

Theresa Bray talks about their support of a food pantry delivering 1.4 million pounds to the community in 2013.

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News
Published: 12/17/2013

More kids in Michigan are growing up in families struggling to make ends meet and more are suffering from abuse and neglect, according to the 2013 Kids Count in Michigan report, which also offers clear recommendations for a brighter future for those children.

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Resource
Released: 03/2012

This report was commissioned to provide research and examples for a 2012 convening organized by the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) designed to explore the road ahead for Michigan’s young people, with a focus on what the state’s foundations can do to help that road be a prosperous one.

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Resource Type: CMF PublicationReport
Audience: All Members



Resource
Released: 09/2015

This report from the Children's Defense Fund summarizes data on children in Michigan, with statistics on demographics, poverty, health, education, welfare, etc.

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Resource Type: Fact Sheet



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