Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan awards $26 million

DETROIT (AP) - The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has approved grants totaling more than $26 million.

Organizations getting grants include the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services.

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is getting $250,000 for summer programming and a long-term summer program strategy. ACCESS is getting $150,000 over two years for arts classes and tours for older adults in low-income and assisted-living facilities.

The Detroit Zoological Society is getting $75,000 for designing the interpretive content for the Detroit Zoo's new Polk Penguin Conservation Center. Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County is getting $75,000 over two years a financial coaching program.

The foundation also elected three new board members. They include U.S. District Court Chief Judge Gerald Rosen, Eastern District of Michigan.

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Online:

http://www.cfsem.org.

Published: Wed, Jul 01, 2015

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