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Former Skillman, Flinn Foundations Leader Leonard Smith Was 'Determined,' 'Gentle'
Foundation: Skillman Foundation

When wealthy Detroit widow Rose Skillman died in 1983, her $180 million estate fell into Leonard Smith's lap. Smith, who died last month at age 89, faced the daunting task of building a...more

Bankole Thompson: Incoming Detroit foundation leader must tackle inequality
Foundation: Skillman Foundation

The Skillman Foundation announced this week it has selected Chicago-based philanthropic leader Angelique Power as the new president and CEO. ... Power, 50, who has more than two decades of experience...more

Shaky internet access across Michigan poses problems for online schooling
Foundation: Skillman Foundation

Around the state, educators have gotten creative to fulfill short-term connectivity needs. Districts all over Michigan have set up public Wi-Fi points...more

Detroit nonprofit to bring arts enclave, mini mercado to vacant Southwest Detroit lots
Foundation: Skillman Foundation

... Skillman Foundation, CultureSource and The Lewis Prize for Music. "Public placemaking led by an engaged community of creative people results...more

Newly Launched BridgeDetroit is Deeply Connected to the City
Foundation: Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Ford Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Skillman Foundation

Other funders include the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, the Facebook Journalism Project Community Network, Ford...more

United Way-led coronavirus response fund tops $3.5 million in contributions
Foundation: Skillman Foundation

Grants will be made every other day if not every day. The fund will offer larger grants up to $300,000 for large-scale, collaborative efforts like getting...more

5 takeaways from Gov. Whitmer's State of the State
Foundation: Battle Creek Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Skillman Foundation

"We're also partnering with the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, the Skillman Foundation, the Battle Creek Community Foundation, and...more

Can Philanthropy Boost City Government without Displacing It?
Foundation: Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Kresge Foundation, Skillman Foundation

When the crisis became apparent, philanthropy admirably stepped up. ... The philanthropic response has been highly valued by area...more

Southeast Michigan Immigrant and Refugee Funder Collaborative
Foundation: Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Kresge Foundation, Skillman Foundation

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan in partnership with other community groups and neighborhood associations throughout the...more

City releases previously deleted emails tied to Make Your Date nonprofit
Foundation: Skillman Foundation

25, 2018, Phillips told Skillman Foundation employee Terry Whitfield that she is ... Garcia stressed the grants team "has raised tens of millions" for...more

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Social Enterprise Crafts Sweet Design

Florence Norman founded Sweet Cavanagh, an award-winning peer-led aftercare social enterprise based in Notting Hill. The company hires women and trains them how to make and design jewelry. However, these women are in the process of recovering from eating disorders and addictions.

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