Leveraging Leadership

Strengthening Communities

Our Mission is to strengthen Macomb County by connecting community challenges with high-impact solutions.


Our Values


We strive to become a pillar of integrity, reliability and fairness both through internal operations and external support.


We believe that disparities in our communities can be resolved by prioritizing support to organizations that face barriers to success, empower diverse community leaders and create an inclusive environment.


We reflect our collective assets of business and leadership skills to the advancement of our communities.


We actively work to break down silos and find innovative solutions to leverage organizational strengths and overcome weaknesses.

Macomb County

With more than 870,000 residents, Macomb County is the third most populous county in Michigan. The county has a strong connection to the outdoors being home to more than 130 parks covering 12,000 acres. The four major public parks -- Freedom Hill County Park, Macomb Orchard Trail, Lake St. Clair Metropark and Stony Creek Metropark each celebrate unique natural assets of our local communities.

Heralded for its natural resources, Macomb County is home to proud residents known for their strong work ethic, a business-friendly environment, excellent schools from Pre-K through Community College, a talented workforce and affordable housing. The strong industrial base (engineering, research and development, and advanced manufacturing), community variety and growing cultural diversity have been and continue to attract residents and businesses.

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Help the cause!

You may be wondering just how you can help Macomb County create an enriching environment to live, learn, work, recreate and innovate. If we work together we can truly become the unified voice of Macomb County. Whether you reside or work in Macomb, we can partner to invest in communities and organizations in Macomb County.

If you are interested in information regarding becoming a corporate partner with Advancing Macomb, please contact Diane Banks and see our Investment Level guide for more information and additional benefits.

Latest News

Nonprofit Spotlight: Hearts for Homes, Inc.

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Richard Cannon, President & CEO, Hearts for Homes, Inc. spotlights his organization, the winner of the 2020 First State Bank Banksgiving award.

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Nonprofit Leaders Learning to Respond to Complex Challenges

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The Adaptive Leadership Circle is helping local nonprofit leaders strengthen their skills to increase resiliency at their organizations. Advancing Macomb is partnering with EmcArts, a national service organization that works alongside individuals, organizations and communities as they tackle their most complex challenges to offer a six-month peer cohort that uses a collaborative approach to improve organizational resiliency in the face of COVID-19’s constant disruptive change.

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Second Mount Clemens Play Everywhere Challenge Grant Awarded

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We are proud to share that our Cascade in the Shade project was selected as a Play Everywhere Design Challenge grantee. The project will create an interactive water feature that will transform an everyday space and help infuse more equitable play opportunities in Mount Clemens.

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