The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service recently issued proposed regulations and guidance for the new Opportunity Zone Funds (OF). The public is invited to comment on the proposed regulations before December 28, 2018.
Bosch Community Fund, a CMF corporate giving program member, provided a grant to support the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), an initiative launched in 2015 by The Steelcase Foundation and The Education Trust-Midwest (ETM).
The State Bar of Michigan recently invited lawyers from around the state to participate in racial healing circles as part of the Michigan Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) initiative facilitated by CMF and supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF).
The Michigan Collaborative, managed by Community Capital Management (CCM), launched last year to encourage increased investment in targeted fixed income investments in specific geographical areas in Michigan through CCM’s publicly traded mutual fund, the CRA Fund.
The Fremont Area Community Foundation sponsored open access to The Foundation Review article, so their story and road map are available for other funders and partners.
The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) recently released its Green Infrastructure Policy Analysis: Addressing Barriers to Implementation, as part of the GLC’s Green Infrastructure Champions project, funded by the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation.
MI Bridges, the new, streamlined website where Michigan residents can apply for state benefits and connect with community resources, has been recognized with state and national awards.
We see partnership at the core of effective efforts to advance equitable systems and identify solutions to complex challenges. So often it is the collective work of organizations coming together that leads to lasting change.
ITC Holdings Corp., a CMF corporate giving program member, provided $100,000 to support Michigan State University’s (MSU) InnovateGov program which provides MSU students with hands-on experience working on an array of social challenges.
Online communities provide an interactive forum for members to engage with their peers on topics and issues important to their work.
This guide will help you connect with peers via CMF’s online communities. Have questions? Contact Andrea Judd-Schumer, director, learning services.
The Center for Arab American Philanthropy, a CMF member, announced the appointment of Tamara El-Khoury as its new director, following a year-long national search.
This guide provides an overview of the regulations and practical considerations of different types of charitable gaming available to nonprofit organizations.
CMF is partnering with the Michigan League for Public Policy, Michigan Future and others in supporting the increase of the state Earned Income Tax Credit to 30%.
Questions? Ask CMF!
Our team of experts is here to answer your technical questions, track down research and connect you with best practices in grantmaking, legal and operational insights, sample documents and more.