Community Foundation of SouthEast Michigan
Formed in 1984, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan promotes and facilitates community philanthropy in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Washtenaw, Livingston, and St. Claire counties. The Community Foundation helps individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations and other foundations meet their charitable and financial goals by providing tools and resources that make giving to one's community easier, flexible and effective.
New Economy Initiative (NEI): Formed through the collaborative effort of ten foundations that raised $100 million to be utilized over an eight year period for a regional entrepreneurial and business development project. The mission is to identify, launch and fund service providers to support the formation of new ventures, attract new investments and provide jobs within the Detroit region.