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Published: 11/18/2015

The impact of family foundations will be felt far and wide in the next decade, with billions of dollars coming into Detroit and the region. The Detroit News features several CMF members that are making a difference.

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Published: 02/06/2015

Lynn Alexander, vice president of public affairs, Presbyterian Villages of Michigan Foundation shares a "great grant" story!

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Published: 11/24/2014

#GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort, kicks off the holiday season across the nation.

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News
Published: 11/10/2014

The GVSU Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership prepares students for careers or advancement in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector through classroom study, applied research, professional development, and field experience.

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News
Published: 07/07/2014

Organized by the Council on Foundations and CMF, with support from the C.S. Mott Foundation, the June summit brought together more than 50 youth philanthropy practitioners and enthusiasts from 14 different countries

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News
Published: 11/25/2013

Tom Porter talks about supporting the creation of the GreatMichigan.org website for the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.

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News
Published: 05/06/2013

Melonie Colaianne, president of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, shares a "great" story about her very favorite great grant through MASCO's "REACH" program.

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News
Published: 06/25/2012

Tom Cook, executive director, shares a Great Grant story that sparked the Cook Family Foundation's strong commitment to early childhood programs.

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News
Published: 06/01/2012

CMF member Rotary Charities of Traverse City celebrates their "40 millionth dollar" given back to the community and shares the story of one of their Great Grants - support of the State Theatre in downtown Traverse City.

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Resource
Released: 04/2012

This resource is locked for members, you may also view this item in our store if you would like to purchase this item or view the overview. This toolkit was created to help foundation leaders present the transfer of wealth opportunity to board and community leaders and to begin the tough but important conversations about capturing and investing wealth for the future. The timing of wealth transfer and constrained public sector resources mean we need to begin these conversations today!

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