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Mount Clemens Community Art Session

September 9th, 2021 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Shadyside Park, Mount Clemens, MI

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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.

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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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Nonprofit Spotlight: Hearts for Homes, Inc.

Posted February 24, 2021

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

Posted February 24, 2021

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

Posted February 24, 2021

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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