Access to Recreation (A2R) was an initiative to provide access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities.
The College Access Initiative increased college participation rates among Michigan's low income and first generation students through endowed funds for programming and scholarships.
The Community Foundation Energy Initiative was the first public-private partnership between the State of Michigan and community foundations as a way to handle the distribution of Exxon payout.
The Council of Michigan Foundations developed a common set of standards for the rising number of community foundations in Michigan.
The Council of Michigan Foundations was one of the first regional associations of grantmakers to lobby for community foundations in Washington D.C.
Healthy Youth, Healthy Seniors distributed tobacco settlement funds given to the Council of Michigan Foundations, establishing permanent endowments for health-related programs.
The Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) partnered with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority to enhance homelessness prevention services.
The Council of Michigan Foundations developed a formal and operational community foundation definition to help regulate who received a tax credit.
The Michigan Community Foundation Tax Credit provided a tax credit for individuals and businesses after donation to a community foundation.
The Michigan Community Foundations' Computer Project developed a computer system that met the needs of both small and large community foundations.
Community foundation leaders in Michigan worked together to create a common brand and marketing strategy to educate and attract potential donors.
The Youth on Board Legislation Act permitted youth ages 16-17 to serve on a nonprofit board with a vote.