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.

Donate

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!

Volunteer

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

Nonprofits

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.

Government

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.

Business

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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New Community Health Impact awards champion locally-led initiatives

Advancing Macomb receives grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund for Breaking Barriers to Play. The Health Fund’s 2022 grantmaking has officially launched—57 Community Health Impact projects are receiving over $4.5 million in support, with grant awards ranging from $34,000 to $100,000. The grants support health-focused, community-driven initiatives taking place in every region of Michigan.

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Nearly $2 Million in Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced nearly $2 million in grants to 80 organizations through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds. Since the inception of the funds in 2016, over 385 grants totaling nearly $9.5 million have been awarded. The Advancing Macomb Foundation received a grant for equipment-sharing coalition for youth sports in four Macomb County communities

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