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Every individual and family in Kalamazoo County deserve to live in a community free of racism, where they feel safe and supported to thrive.


In this edition: Application Deadline Nears for Paycheck Protection Program Loans, An Inside Look at Racial and Economic Equity Data and New Digital Content Series Led by CMF Member Launches This Week.


Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Kalamazoo is calling on the community to support new local housing laws that will fight structural racism and inequality in Kalamazoo.


In this edition: COVID-19 Scenario Planning for the Social Sector, Critical Census Outreach Continues in MI, Community Sharing: Communicating Your COVID-19 Efforts and Impact to Boards and Beyond and The Besser Foundation Supports Medical Center Project in Alpena.


In this edition: In Appreciation of America’s Conscience Bearers, Ongoing Challenges and Supports for Nonprofits During COVID-19 and The Strain of the Pandemic on Child Care Providers and Working Families.


In this edition: Lawmakers to Consider Next Round of COVID-19 Relief Legislation, Addressing Inequities for Seniors During COVID-19 and Cultivating Donor Relationships and Advancing Placemaking.


At a series of special and regular meetings, the Trustees of The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation convened to discuss how to provide ongoing support to grantee partners through the challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic and flooding. In addition to approving new grants, enhancements were made to existing grants. Trustees amended existing 2020 matching grants to address a potential decrease in contributions due to financial pressures on donors. To make it easier for grantees to successfully achieve the full matching gift amount, match requirements for scheduled 2020 grant...


Fremont Area Community Foundation recently announced a partnership with MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) to create the Small Business Recovery Loan Program.


In this edition: Philanthropy’s Actions and Plans to Address Systemic Racism, Kids Count Data Book Provides Pre-COVID Insights on Child Well-Being and New Report Revisits Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap.


In this edition: Michigan Michigan Communities Declare Racism a Public Health Issue, Leveraging Loan Programs to Support Nonprofits and Businesses and The State of Impact Investing.


In this edition: Michigan Philanthropy’s Efforts Cited in Capitol Hill Hearing on Charitable Giving, Nonprofits Share Challenges Amid the Pandemic, New Report Focuses on Reducing Wayne County Jail Population, Fighting Summer Food Insecurity and Rotary Charities of Traverse City Partners to Provide Low-Interest Loan to Goodwill Northern Michigan


In this edition: We Must be the Leaders Our Communities Need, Planning Considerations for Returning to the Workplace, MCFYP Leaders Reallocate Funding to Support Youth During Crisis and Anti-Racism Resources: What Our Community of Philanthropy is Reading and Sharing for Collective Knowledge Building