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Released: 05/2007

Information and data on Michigan foundations and corporate giving programs along with helpful tips on researching, applying and getting grants.

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Released: 10/2013

This fourth and latest report from the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) shares the learning journey and organizational change efforts underway in eight CMF community, family and independent foundations that participate in the Peer Action Learning Network (PALN) and provides important lessons learned to guide other foundations interested in following this path.

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Resource Type: CMF PublicationReport
Audience: All Members



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Released: 09/2012

This report is the third in a series of reports as part of the Council of Michigan Foundations' Transforming Michigan Philanthropy Through Diversity & Inclusion (TMP) Initiative and focuses on the organizational needs and aspirations of Arab American leaders and donors practicing philanthropy in Michigan.

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Resource Type: CMF PublicationReport
Audience: All Members



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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



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Released: 06/2009

This document synthesizes themes and highlights lessons from the Knowledge Symposium on Diversity and Inclusion in Philanthropy: The Michigan Experience convened by the Council of Michigan Foundations and the Diversity in Philanthropy Project in March, 2009.

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Resource Type: CMF PublicationReport
Audience: All Members



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Released: 05/2009

This 2009 report provides results of the first demographic survey of Michigan foundations staff and trustees and community foundation youth advisory committee members and advisors.

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Resource Type: BenchmarksCMF PublicationReport
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Released: 06/2009

In 2009, the Community Research Institute (CRI) at the Johnson Center at Grand Valley State University, on behalf of CMF, undertook an analysis of organizational policies of 11 foundations.

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Resource Type: CMF PublicationReport



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Released: 06/2013

This handbook is for 501(c)(3) nonprofits, both public charities and private foundations, and provides an explanation of simple advocacy tactics that will empower you to take action and further your mission.

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Resource Type: CMF PublicationReport
Topic: AdvocacyLobbying



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Released: 03/2013

Drawing on surveys, focus groups, archival documents, and interviews with youth participants and adult advisors and leaders, this report documents the impacts on youth, the participating community foundations, and on the Michigan communities.

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Topic: History



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Released: 01/2006

Community foundations in Michigan have successfully partnered with state government to strengthen communities, engage citizens and build a better future. This report identifies several projects during the 20-year period of 1986 - 2006 which show how community foundations have made a difference in Michigan communities.

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