Community Philanthropy

News
Published: 12/04/2014

I live in what is arguably one of the poorest counties in the state of Michigan. Mecosta County, with a population of just over 42,000, is 571 square miles of farms, small villages, and the very unlikely home to a university.

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News
Published: 10/21/2014

Foundation and state leaders serving several “picture postcard” communities shared their challenges of the real story behind the scenes during at the 42nd CMF Annual Conference.

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News
Published: 07/30/2014

Partnering to support a wide array of projects throughout Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region is proving to be a highly successful for the Dow Corning Foundation and area community foundations.

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William F.L. Moses, Kresge Foundation
Published: 05/23/2014

Hosted by The Kresge Foundation, the recent “Celebrating College Access in Michigan” event held in Lansing provided state legislators and foundation leaders a chance to hear about the initiative’s progress and success.

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Funding Area: Education



Resource
Released: 04/2012

The study presents data and analysis of donor behavior that reveals the significant untapped strategic value in donor-advised funds.

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Resource Type: Research, Data & Reports



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Released: 09/2010

This toolkit is designed for foundations that want to educate and encourage their grantees about getting involved in civic and policy activities.

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Released: 04/2014

This report explores what donors want from their community foundations and the strongest predictors of donor satisfaction. 

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Released: 06/2014

This study analyzes the impact of the loss of the Community Foundation Tax Credit in Michigan.

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Released: 12/2016

This report overviews important statistics about increasingly popular donor advised funds and the impact they are having across the country. 

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Released: 03/2007

This guide will help you understand the basics of community endowments and how to create one.

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Resource Type: Forum PublicationResearch



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