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Published: 03/10/2017

A group of Council of Michigan Foundation (CMF) members from across the state gathered in Detroit recently for a CMF-hosted briefing and panel on immigrant and refugee issues.

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Published: 02/27/2017

Three community-centered organizations focused on education in Detroit, Detroit Parent Network, Enroll Detroit and 482Forward, recently shared insights on parent advocacy and community engagement at Engaging in the Education Conversation, an InFocus Southeast Michigan event, hosted by the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF).

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Published: 01/26/2017

Both government and foundation leaders recently joined together at the Council of Michigan Foundations’ InFocus Southeast Michigan event to learn more about how Detroit’s green infrastructure efforts are making a difference through a triple-bottom line return.

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Published: 01/20/2017

The Council of Michigan Foundations is pleased to announce Danielle LaJoie will serve as the 2017 Mawby Fund for Kids Summer Intern. LaJoie will help plan and facilitate the 2017 Youth Grantmakers Summer Leadership Conference.

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Published: 11/23/2016

UPDATE: The U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime pay rule will not go into effect December 1 as expected due to an injunction granted on November 22 by a federal judge. CMF will continue to provide any developments in updates to our members.

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Published: 11/23/2016

The U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime pay rule will not go into effect December 1 as expected due to an injunction granted late Tuesday by a federal judge.

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Published: 10/14/2016

The Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) has released three online videos highlighting the successes of a downtown Detroit bridal shop, an urban farm growing in the Brightmoor neighborhood and a renovated art center in downtown Ann Arbor thanks to impact investing.

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Published: 09/26/2016

With an aging population, longer lifespans and the accompanying health-care challenges that go hand-in-hand, Michigan gerontology and care experts say there is a key role for foundations to play in helping their respective communities.

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Published: 09/22/2016

Young professionals throughout Michigan’s philanthropic sector need to be leaders in the effort to bring issues of equity, diversity and inclusion to the forefront, says a long-time advocate for youth and social change.

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Published: 09/22/2016

Building and advancing racial equity through policies and practice within foundations takes time, determination and commitment, says one of the nation’s leading proponents and facilitators in the field.

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