May 8th 2017 – press release // Grant from Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan


May 8, 2017

Media Contact:
Danielle DeAngelis
Administrative Manager
NEW 1100 N. Main St., Suite 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: (734) 998-0160, ext. 230


NEW receives $40,000 grant from Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan for internal capacity building for nonprofit organizational development work.

Ann Arbor and Detroit, MI – NEW is excited to announce that the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan has awarded the organization a $40,000 grant that will support internal capacity building to help strengthen program and service delivery to the nonprofit sector in southeast Michigan.

“I believe our work is needed more than ever in the non-profit sector. As our colleagues try to navigate these uncharted waters they should be assured that NEW will be there for the long haul,” says Michael Tyson, NEW’s CEO/President. “Support from our partners at the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan makes that possible.”

NEW provides comprehensive capacity building services to nonprofits through Organizational Development, IT Support and office/rental space. Our work includes expert consultation, education, support and resources to ensure every phase of an organization’s operations are effectively geared towards better, smarter, more efficient ways to achieve their mission. NEW’s npServ program provides an expert, full-service IT department to nonprofits at a fraction of the cost of hiring a single IT staff person. NEW’s team of proven financial experts can provide an organization with cost effective bookkeeping and financial consulting solutions to help it concentrate on mission-related matters with a solid financial foundation. The NEW Center in Ann Arbor provides affordable office and meeting space for nonprofits, along with promoting relationships within the nonprofit community.

About Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan – The Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan is a full service philanthropic organization leading the way to positive change in our region. As a permanent community endowment built by gifts from thousands of individuals and organizations, the Foundation supports a wide variety of activities benefitting education, arts and culture, health, human services, community development and civic affairs. Since its inception, the Foundation has distributed nearly $902 million through more than 60,000 grants to nonprofits organizations throughout Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Washtenaw, St. Clair, and Livingston counties. For more information, please visit

About NEW – NEW’s mission is to improve the impact and performance of nonprofits by creating high-quality strategic solutions.  NEW provides affordable capacity building services to nonprofits in Southeast Michigan, helping them improve efficiency, cut costs, and maximize impact.  NEW offers three programs to help nonprofits make a difference: Organizational Development, npServ, and The NEW Center.  For more information, please call (734)998-0160 or visit