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Planning and Economic Development

Contact: John Cwikla

Phone: 586-463-3523



March 13, 2020

Update: April 29, 2020

Macomb County Receives Grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan for the Fight Against COVID-19

Macomb County recently received a grant in the amount of $25,000 from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan to aid county efforts in the fight against COVID-19. The grant is intended to promote increased capacity and support at the Macomb County Health Department.

“We’re deeply grateful for the generosity of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, and the positive effect it will have in helping us serve the residents of Macomb County,” said William Ridella, director/health officer at the Macomb County Health Department. “This grant will strengthen our local efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic with staffing, supplies and equipment.”

The Community Foundation for 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 benefiting education, arts and culture, health, human services, community development and civic affairs. Since its inception, the Foundation has distributed more than $1 billion through nearly 69,000 grants to nonprofit organizations throughout Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Washtenaw, St. Clair and Livingston counties. For more information, please visit

About the Macomb County Health Department
In partnership with the communities we serve, the mission of the Macomb County Health Department is to protect the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Macomb County. We pursue our mission by providing a wide range of programs and services that are delivered by Environmental Health Services, Family Health Services, Community Health Planning and Promotion, and our Disease Prevention and Control program. For more information, visit:



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