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CMF is working with leaders around the state in launching a new structure and support to promote better communication and facilitate more collaboration in the impact investing space. The Michigan Impact Investing Hub is a model for convening and connecting stakeholders engaged in impact investing, including nonprofits, foundations, advisors, fund managers and beyond. The Hub consists of a four-leaf clover ecosystem in which similarly situated stakeholders will periodically gather, share what they believe is needed in Michigan’s impact investing ecosystem and propose actions to meet those...


We’re digging deeper into the roles of donor advised funds (DAFs) at community foundations, sharing examples of DAFs in action around the state to learn more about their role in communities. We recently spoke to Jonse Young, director of philanthropic services at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation (GRCF), who leads the philanthropic services team managing the relationship between DAF holders and the community foundation. Of the 225 DAFs at the community foundation, Young shared that the goal is to ensure at least 80% of DAFs are making grants annually. “Obviously there is a charitable tax...



and Nancy S. Moore Donor Advised Fund, a $500,000 match from the St. Clair Endowments of the Community Foundation of St. Clair County, and $



. The Michigan Health Endowment Fund, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Foundation of Michigan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan, and Superior Health


developed with support from the Community Foundation for Muskegon County, Greater Muskegon Economic Development, Muskegon Community College


Shelly Hendrick Kasprzycki Named President and CEO of Fremont Area Community Foundation



Action House is using a $50,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to expand its collaboration with Zeeland-based Harvest Stand



BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. -- The Berrien Community Foundation is running their annual Backpacks for Good Teacher Supply drive through August 9


many White Americans, Walker sees this work as squarely within the Ford Foundation's racial justice agenda. "Our focus is on the drivers of


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working on youth education and wellness policy or conducting evaluations--but in a joint fellowship with The Skillman Foundation and the



to address health challenges. It is made possible with funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. A new 24/7 mental health crisis


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Cadillac Area Community Foundation, donated $5,000 to Love Inc. to help women in need throughout Wexford and Osceola counties. The donation