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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.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Communities, Nonprofits

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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.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Communities, Development and Projects

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Convening… Connecting… Collaborating… Committing to Macomb County

Posted August 30, 2021

Today, we at Advancing Macomb are proud to relaunch our blog series. This post and those that follow are intended to inform, engage and – we hope – encourage your personal involvement in the success of Macomb County. 

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Corporate Partner/Sponsor Spotlight: Henry Ford Macomb Hospital

Posted July 27, 2021

Since its beginnings as the East side's first hospital in 1899, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital has been a leader in advancing medicine and partnering with the Macomb County community to improve the health of those we serve. 

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Grants Database Now Available in Macomb County

Posted July 27, 2021

Advancing Macomb and the Clinton-Macomb Public Library have teamed up to provide access to the Foundation Directory Online (FDO) in Macomb County. FDO by Candid, is the most extensive, up-to-date database of philanthropic giving available.

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Partnership with Michigan Community Service Commission Promotes Volunteerism

Posted July 27, 2021

Advancing Macomb was chosen to be one of 13 organizations in the state to partner with the Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC) to launch the Michigan Community Resilience Program. The MCSC, which utilizes service as a strategy to address the state's most pressing issues and empowers volunteers to strengthen communities, awarded a total of $200,000 in grants among those nonprofits to aid in COVID-19 response and recovery.

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Corporate Partner/Sponsor Spotlight: Warner Norcross + Judd

Posted April 16, 2021

One of the largest law firms in Michigan, Warner Norcross + Judd, invests annually to support community programs primarily in the firm’s five principal giving categories: arts and culture, economic development, health and human services, diversity, equity and inclusion, and legal aid. Attorneys and staff volunteer, hold leadership positions and contribute financially to organizations focused on the arts and performing arts, housing, racial equity and justice, children and youth, physical and mental health, LGBTQ+, women’s issues, food insecurity and other areas that resonate personally.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Business

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Community Innovation Workshops Bring New Ideas

Posted April 16, 2021

Advancing Macomb is working with EmcArts on second program working in complex community change here in Macomb County. The Community Innovation Workshops (CIW) are centered on building adaptive capacity for change and innovation through the lens of the real issues of each organization and community member taking part.

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Cascade in the Shade Campaign Races Toward Deadline

Posted April 16, 2021

The Cascade in the Shade crowdfunding campaign is moving in the right direction – it has crossed the halfway point. With the support of over 70 community donors, so far, we are on our way for Shadyside Park in Mount Clemens to gain an exciting year-round play space with an interactive water feature for summer play. Over $24,000 of the $40,000 goal has been raised. However, the campaign deadline of April 30 is fast approaching. To donate in support of this community project, please visit: patronicity.com/cascade.

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