Michigan Nonprofit Association

Lansing Office

330 Marshall St,
Suite 200
Lansing, MI 48912

Payment Remittance

P.O. Box 771958
Detroit, MI 48277-1958
Meet the Board

Join the Board


Michigan Nonprofit Association is seeking candidates interested in serving on its dynamic statewide board of directors. Desired candidates are relentless champions for Michigan nonprofits and the social impact sector and are committed to our values of diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice. Valuing collaboration and understanding systems thinking is essential.

To view the position description, please scroll down past the application.

Application Process

Interested candidates should complete the online application below as well as send a cover letter of interest and resume to mnaboard@mnaonline.org.

Complete the Application Here

Email Cover Letter & Resume Here


Michigan Nonprofit Association is a 501(c)(3) statewide membership organization serving nonprofits through advocacy, training, and resources. MNA is dedicated to promoting anti-racism and social justice in the nonprofit sector. Working alongside community leaders, we harness nonprofits' collective power and knowledge to bring about equitable and just systems-level change.

Core Values:

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice
  • Integrity
  • Forward Thinking
  • Excellence
  • Relationships Focused
  • Results Driven
  • Respect

Click here for more information on our values.

Vision for our Work Supporting Michigan’s Nonprofit Sector

  • Make an impact in marginalized communities resulting in increased civic engagement in democracy issues that are important to them.
  • Michigan’s nonprofit sector is a valued and legitimate business partner in Michigan’s economy and has strong public and private relationships.
  • Lead in and support transformational policy changes resulting in equitable access to capital and resources for nonprofits, particularly those operating at the margins.
  • Work to increase the number of nonprofit leaders who represent the lived experiences of the populations they serve.

Desired Attributes of Interested Candidates

Ideal MNA Board member candidates have experience in or represent one or more of the following:

  • Work for a nonprofit
  • Lead a nonprofit
  • Understand rural poverty
  • Public policy and advocacy
  • Financial experience
  • Economic development with a focus on BIPOC owned small business/entrepreneurship/leadership
  • Environmental justice


Members of the Michigan Nonprofit Association Board of Directors commit to:

  • Acting as an ambassador of the Michigan Nonprofit Association among professional and personal networks.
  • Actively support Michigan Nonprofit Association’s vision of embracing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice practices that lead to building stronger communities.
  • Attending, to the best of one’s ability, all Michigan Nonprofit Association board meetings, and meetings of other committees on which they serve.
  • Being actively involved in attracting financial support for the Michigan Nonprofit Association.
  • Sharing with the Michigan Nonprofit Association’s Board of Directors and President & CEO any thoughts on how MNA might be more successful.
  • Making an annual personal, organizational or company financial investment of at least $500 in the Michigan Nonprofit Association and its work on behalf of the nonprofit community.
  • Supporting and attending the Michigan Nonprofit Association programs, events, and activities.


  • Board and committee meetings occur quarterly and have options of meeting both in person and virtually.
  • At Large Directors serve a three-year term and may serve three consecutive terms.

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