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Royal Oak Allocates $256,263 in CARES Act Funds for Small Business Support

June 25th 2020

Like every community across the nation,  Royal Oak businesses, workers, and institutions are feeling the economic pains of the pandemic,” said Royal Oak Mayor Mike Fournier

CNS Healthcare Awarded $4 Million Grant to Support Mental Health Services

May 28th 2020

CNS Healthcare has offices in Detroit, Novi, Waterford, Pontiac and Southfield.

Ferndale Housing Gets $206K Grant for Self-Sufficiency Programs

February 28th 2020

HUD Regional Director Joseph Galvin joined representatives of the FHC to present the giant check Friday morning at FHC’s Withington West. 

Clarkston Nearing Fundraising Goal for Depot Park, March 1 Deadline for Matching Funds

February 21st 2019

Clarkston Nearing Fundraising Goal for Depot Park, March 1 Deadline for Matching Funds (Lara Mossa, Feb. 21, 2019) CLARKSTON, MI – The city of Clarkston has until March 1 to raise $50,000 for improvements to Depot Park. After the fund-raising drive, the city intends to apply for a grant through the Michigan Department of Natural […]

Genisys Grants Help Downtown Ortonville Facade and Startup Programs

December 15th 2018

Genisys Grants Help Downtown Ortonville Facade and Startup Programs (Ortonville, DDA, Dec. 15, 2018) Ortonville, MI- Ortonville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has received two grants that will support two current projects in the planning stage. These projects are – Powered Locally Retail Challenge and Ortonville Farmers Market. These grants are made possible by Main Street […]

Ferndale Soup Microgranting Dinner Sept. 19

September 3rd 2018

Ferndale Soup Microgranting Dinner Sept. 19 Ferndale, MI – On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, Build Institute and the City of Ferndale are hosting another Ferndale SOUP, a micro-granting dinner focused on supporting community projects and businesses in Ferndale. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ferndale-soup-tickets-48040311866 https://www.facebook.com/events/261817281099458/ Ferndale SOUP is a microgranting dinner celebrating and supporting creative projects that benefit the Ferndale […]

Birmingham Adds Recycling to Parks Thanks to Grant

November 6th 2016

Birmingham Adds Recycling to Parks Thanks to Grant (City of Birmingham, Nov.6, 2016) BIRMINGHAM, MI – Residents visiting Birmingham parks this fall can expect to see new recycle bins thanks to a significant grant made possible by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in collaboration with Keep America Beautiful.  The Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America […]

Oak Park Offering Facade Improvement Grants for Businesses

October 3rd 2015

Oak Park Offering Facade Improvement Grants for Businesses (City of Oak Park Press Release, Oct. 3, 2015) Do You Qualify for the Facade Improvement Program? Making our storefronts more appealing is part of the City’s overall economic development strategy. Thank you to Robert Mirek, owner of LM Studio located on West 9 Mile Road, for being the first […]

…20th Anniversary of The HOPE Fund… Matching Gift Program

December 11th 2014

Community Foundation Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of The HOPE Fund With Matching Gift Program (CFSEM Press Release, Dec. 11, 2014) In 1994, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan established The HOPE Fund in order to confront the lack of essential human and social services serving the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the region.  At […]

BetterBuildings Program for Home Owners Ends March 31

February 28th 2013

Residents who sign up for BetterBuildings for Michigan will get a comprehensive energy audit at a discounted cost of $100. During the audit, a Certified Building Analyst will use high tech equipment to pinpoint where homes are losing energy and detect structural leaks, air infiltration and inadequate insulation. Residents will also get CFL lightbulbs, a low-flow shower head and…