Macomb County's Conduit ForCollaborative Community Solutions

About Us

Who We Are

Advancing Macomb provides the leadership and resources needed to solve community challenges in Macomb County, Michigan. By mobilizing our collective assets, we act as a conduit between opportunity and need. We strive to enrich the lives for residents and create a thriving environment in which to live, learn, work, recreate, and innovate.

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Ways to Help

How to Get Involved

Our goal is simple: to ignite collaboration among people and organizations who care about Macomb County. No matter your income, skills, abilities, or background – public, private, nonprofit – individual or as a group, you can get involved in finding lasting solutions to community challenges.


Make a difference today by donating to the Advancing Macomb Community Investment Fund or if you have a specific cause that you are passionate about – contact us! We can work with you to find ways to amplify your impact!


Help make a difference in Macomb County. Whether short term or long term, routine tasks to skilled labor, organizations are seeking your help.


Advancing Macomb recognizes the critical work of nonprofit organizations in improving quality of life in our communities. We work to be a champion for the nonprofit sector, build collaboration and connect resources that help organizations achieve their mission.


Our county and municipal partners collaborate on connecting resources, and help Advancing Macomb identify priority areas. We also provide services related to fundraising, volunteerism, and data collection to those same partners.


The private sector plays a vital role in supporting community development, build nonprofit capacity and amplify impact. From board service and skills-based volunteerism to sponsorships and corporate giving, you can boost your own skills while strengthening mission driven work.

Our Impact

What We Do

Advancing Macomb is Macomb County’s conduit for collaborative community solutions. We are a 501c3 organization that provides the philanthropic model and leadership needed to:

  1. Cement partnerships between the nonprofit, public and private sectors 
  2. Identify and attract resources to fund major projects and programs
  3. Bring increased visibility to Macomb County 
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News & Events

What's Happening?

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Advancing Macomb Awarded $600K Grant from Wilson Foundation for Incubator Program

DBusiness June 6, 2024 - Advancing Macomb in Mount Clemens, a 501(c)(3) that convenes resources to solve community challenges and enrich the lives of Macomb County residents, has been granted $600,000 by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation. The grant, distributed over three years, will enable Advancing Macomb to establish a nonprofit incubator and significantly enhance its internal capacity. The nonprofit incubator is designed to provide small, new, and emerging Macomb County nonprofits with the practical skills and knowledge necessary for effective operations. The six-month program will cover fiscal management, marketing, public relations, fundraising and grant writing. A pilot cohort for the program is expected to launch in late 2024 or early 2025, creating a support system to help ensure the long-term success of local nonprofits.

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Macomb County attracts public, private funds to build nonprofit capacity

Crain's Detroit Business, June 04, 2024 - New funding is flowing to Macomb County to help grow nonprofit capacity in the high-need community. The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation has awarded Advancing Macomb a $600,000 grant over three years to help bolster nonprofits in the county while also strengthening its own staff.

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