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Cairns Center reopens under new partnership

Posted September 26, 2022

Mount Clemens-Clinton-Harrison Journal | Published September 21, 2022 The Cairns Community Center in northeast Mount Clemens has reopened under a new operating partnership between Advancing Macomb and TCB Youth Mentoring.

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Video: Cairns Community Center reopens after closing in 2019

Posted September 16, 2022

Fox2 News Detroit story video - "Advancing Macomb, a 501c3 that convenes resources to solve community challenges has secured funding to support programming at the Cairns Community Center in Mount Clemens, officially allowing the center to reopen. Because of the funding secured by Advancing Macomb, the City of Mount Clemens was able to contract with TCB Youth Mentoring, a nonprofit youth organization dedicated to assisting at-risk youth, as the new operating partner. Advancing Macomb provides back-office support for the center..."

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Mount Clemens Cairns Center gives youth a place to play after school

Posted August 31, 2022

Macomb Daily - August 31, 2022 The sounds of children having fun after school — learning how to play basketball or just socializing with other kids in the neighborhood — has returned to Cairns Community Center in Mount Clemens. Three-years ago, after the center was forced to close its doors because of a lack of funding and operating partners, Advancing Macomb went to bat for young people in the community who no longer had a place to play.

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General Motors awards eight community impact grants to local organizations

Posted July 26, 2022

General Motor's Global Technical Center in Warren is granting a total of $160,000 to eight nonprofits in the area to improve the lives of people in the community. Ahead of the annual employee car show held at the center, GM recognized the organizations, each working to build community through a multitude of programs.

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GM boosts local community with grants to nonprofits

Posted July 25, 2022

General Motors awarded $160,000 in community grants to eight local nonprofit organizations (including Advancing Macomb) Wednesday during a special presentation at the GM Technical Center in Warren. The grants are part of GM’s Community Impact Grants program, created in 2010, and are focused on STEM education, vehicle and road safety, community development, and climate equity.

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Survey says Macomb County missing out on non-profit dollars

Posted July 11, 2022

Macomb Daily, June 11, 2022 - “The state of philanthropic investment in Macomb County is not on par with other regions, and these disparities can have a significant impact on the quality of life for our residents,” said Banks. “The Advancing Macomb Board of Directors sees a real opportunity here to mobilize philanthropic investment in our county and to drive transformative change.”

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Advancing Macomb to host sixth annual Summer Soirée at Jimmy John’s Field

Posted June 8, 2022

Macomb Daily - “The upcoming year is particularly critical for Advancing Macomb as we work to mobilize philanthropic investment in our county and drive transformative change,” said Diane Banks, executive director of Advancing Macomb. “We invite the community to join us on June 14 to learn how they can support our bold vision for the future.”

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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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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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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."

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