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Growing Our Impact and Reach

Posted January 23, 2023

It's hard to believe we're nearing the end of January already! This is an inspiring time for all of us at Advancing Macomb as we continue the great work of last year and embark on new initiatives in support of our 2023 priorities - to improve the quality of life and economic vitality in Macomb County, to advocate for solutions to community challenges, and to ignite a culture of philanthropy in Macomb County.

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2022: Advancing Macomb’s Year in Review

Posted December 20, 2022

It's hard to believe 2022 is almost over. Before it ends, I'd like to take a look back on all that we have accomplished and acknowledge the critical role that our many partners have played in pushing us forward.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Communities, Development and Projects, Nonprofits

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Advancing Macomb Nonprofit Roundtable Helps Nonprofit Leaders Navigate a Maze of Unknowns

Posted December 16, 2022

It’s been said that innovation is born during a crisis. The role of Advancing Macomb in supporting nonprofit organizations in Macomb County became even more critical during the pandemic. More than ever, nonprofit leaders needed resources and tools to help them survive this challenging time.

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Give Where You Live This GivingTuesday

Posted November 29, 2022

Today is GivingTuesday, a global day created to inspire generosity and philanthropy. On this day, many of us are overwhelmed with email and social media charitable giving requests, challenging us with making decisions about where to donate and where we can make the greatest impact. Advancing Macomb can help.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Nonprofits

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Nonprofit Spotlight: LK St. Clair Soccer

Posted November 15, 2022

Advancing Macomb works to shine the spotlight on Macomb County-based nonprofit organizations. In this edition, we welcome Zuhair Issa, Co-Founder and Director of Community Affairs of LK St. Clair Soccer.

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Collaboration Solves a Community Challenge

Posted November 3, 2022

Providing kids a safe place to grow and play is vital for the health of our communities. When Advancing Macomb learned that an important community center in Mount Clemens had closed because of lack of funding, we went to work. The Cairns Community Center fills an essential gap in the Mount Clemens community as continued disinvestment and shrinking tax bases forced the city to cut back on recreational programming. These cuts put youth sports and recreational activities out of reach for many families.

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Nonprofit Spotlight: The Arc Of Macomb County 

Posted August 31, 2022

Advancing Macomb works to shine the spotlight on Macomb County-based nonprofit organizations. In this edition, we welcome Lauren Christilaw, development specialist for The Arc of Macomb County. 

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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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Nonprofit Journal Project: Documenting the Stories of Southeast Michigan’s Nonprofits

Posted October 26, 2021

Nonprofits are facing new challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic while stilling striving to fulfill their roles on the frontlines of our communities. A new project aims to highlight their efforts and document their stories.

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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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