Michigan Nonprofit Association to help oversee $50M relief grant program

The Michigan Nonprofit Association is gearing up to help oversee a new $50 million grant program included in the latest state budget to help small nonprofits recover from pandemic-related losses.

Tags: Michigan, American Rescue Plan Act, #Relief4Charities

Salary competition adds to staffing challenges for nonprofits

Kelley Kuhn, president and CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association, noted that nonprofits’ operating funds have often declined during the pandemic. Some nonprofits have seen record years for fundraising, while others are continuing to struggle...

Tags: #Relief4Charities, Workforce Shortage, Michigan

Survey finds racial gaps in Detroit nonprofit leadership: What that means

Nonprofits operating in Detroit, a predominantly Black city, have racial gaps in leadership and those gaps likely lead to less access to capital, a first of its kind ...

Tags: Diversity, Michigan

Nonprofits juggle in-person, virtual programming to meet fundraising goals

“Typically what I’ve seen is that (nonprofits) aren’t canceling events as much as they were in 2020,” said Donna Murray-Brown, president and CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association.

Tags: Michigan, Fundraising, COVID-19

Bill would temporarily expand charitable gaming for nonprofits after pandemic shutdowns

Roughly 18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan charitable organizations have reported that revenue generated from annual fundraising events is down 53 percent while individual donations are down 46 percent, according to the Michigan...

Tags: Michigan, #Relief4Charities

Nonprofit coalition will work to get underrepresented communities involved in MI redistricting

The Michigan Nonprofit Association said it is working with a coalition to get underrepresented communities in Michigan involved in the redistricting process.

Tags: Michigan, Redistricting

Q&A: Michigan nonprofits facing ‘uncertain environment’ in pandemic

Many of Michigan’s nonprofits struggled in 2020, as the pandemic pressured budgets, volunteers and operations, says Donna Murray-Brown, president and CEO of the ...

Tags: Michigan, COVID-19

So much is at stake as Detroit’s census approaches

Census forms will begin reaching mailboxes on March 12. Since nonprofits handle populations most in need, they're taking charge to ensure Michigan doesn't miss out on much-needed money.

Tags: Michigan, Census

Despite Michigan's growing population, it will still lose a seat in Congress

The Michigan Nonprofit Association estimates for every person missed during the census count, Michigan loses $1,800. 

Tags: Census, Michigan

Counting homeless Michiganders key to federal funds

The Michigan Nonprofit Association also began video, billboard and radio campaigns that emphasize the consequences of undercounting residents.

Tags: Census, Michigan


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