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Community Leaders Gather at Jimmy John’s Field for Advancing Macomb’s Sixth Annual Summer Soirée

Posted July 6, 2022

Business, government and nonprofit leaders gathered at Jimmy John’s Field on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 for Advancing Macomb’s sixth annual Summer Soirée event. Titled “Field of Dreams,” the evening featured networking, a strolling dinner and an opportunity to learn about Advancing Macomb’s bold vision for the future. This is the first year the event was held at Jimmy John’s Field – a move that symbolizes the recent growth and progress of Advancing Macomb.

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Press Release

Advancing Macomb Hosts Sixth Annual Summer Soirée

Posted June 2, 2022

The Summer Soirée event supports the work of Advancing Macomb. Attendees will learn about the organization’s vision while networking with Macomb County business, government and nonprofit leaders. Dinner and cocktails are included.

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In the News

New Community Health Impact awards champion locally-led initiatives

Posted May 16, 2022

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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In the News

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

Posted May 16, 2022

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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Blog Post

Macomb County Ranks Last for Nonprofits, According to New Advancing Macomb Study

Posted May 11, 2022

Advancing Macomb recently commissioned a study with the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University to better understand the disconnect between philanthropic need and opportunity in Macomb County. The study finds that despite ranking third in population, Macomb County ranks last in metro Detroit and Michigan for the number of charitable nonprofits per GDP.

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Event

Advancing Macomb Summer Soiree

June 14th, 2022 | 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Jimmy John's Field 7171 Auburn Rd Utica MI, 48317

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In the News

City partners with Advancing Macomb for recreation

Posted April 27, 2022

Breaking Barriers to Play to bring affordable youth and family recreation programming to Macomb County communities. "Children will have more opportunities to try out sports as the city works with Advancing Macomb to break down the barriers between local youth and recreation."

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Communities

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In the News

“Improving quality of life—not just business—is the best path to Midwestern rejuvenation”

Posted March 2, 2022

New research from The Brookings Institution finds investment in quality of life and placemaking projects are more effective than traditional economic development tools in the Midwest.

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Blog Post

Shadyside Park: Creativity & Activity

Posted October 26, 2021

Mount Clemens’ Shadyside Park was full of creativity and activity this summer. Advancing Macomb hosted a series of community art sessions in the park to get the community’s creativity engaged while community partners upped the activity. Supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs grant program, the art sessions helped bring arts and crafts into the hands of citizens of Mount Clemens to come together, create, and talk about ways to enhance their community through art.

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In the News

Macomb County will be celebrating Meet Me on the Trail Day on Sept. 25. Here’s how.

Posted September 16, 2021

Advancing Macomb and the SportPort program will be participating in the Meet Me on the Trail Day events with a community art session and sports sampling in Shadyside Park, Mount Clemens.

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