Michigan Nonprofit Association Blog

MNA’s Blog is designed to give you, the nonprofit community, an informal look into the issues currently facing Michigan’s nonprofit sector and an opportunity to share tools, resources and best practices. It’s also a way for us to get to know each other a little bit better through candid discussions of the topics, challenges and opportunities that our sector deals with on a regular basis. Check back daily and participate in the discussions by posting a comment or emailing our bloggers. We love hearing from you!

Officials: Michigan could lose $1.5B through 2030 in census undercount

Originally published on The Detroit News on October 6, 2020.

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Michigan Nonprofit Association Names Tammy Pitts As Director of Communications

Tammy Pitts Profile photoLANSING, Michigan – Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tammy Pitts to the position of Director of Communications. In this role, Ms. Pitts will manage all aspects of communications and media relations for MNA. “We are so excited to welcome Tammy as she brings a wealth of experience to this leadership position,” said Donna Murray-Brown, President and CEO.  

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Census faces challenges in Michigan, particularly in the north

Originally published on Spartan News Room on October 2, 2020.

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When’s the census deadline? It’s unclear, but officials say, ‘Fill it out today.

Originally published on Michigan Advance on September 29, 2020.

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What's Next: Fragile nonprofit safety net facing tests that threaten survival

Originally published on Crain's Detroit Business on August 9, 2020.

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U.S. Census Bureau cuts short door-to-door effort, could cost Michigan

Originally published in Michigan Advance on July 31, 2020.

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Fundraising, maintaining morale among challenges for new nonprofit leaders

Originally published in MiBiz on August 2, 2020.

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Co.act Detroit Awards $14 Million Pilot Round Funding

Originally published in Crain's Detroit Business on July 22, 2020.

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‘Holding our future lightly’: How Michigan nonprofits have adapted and arrived at a new normal

Originally published in ModelD on July 21, 2020.

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Hundreds of Michigan nonprofits land ‘critical’ PPP loans

Originally published in MiBiz on July 19, 2020.

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Calhoun County's early strategic start, help from nonprofits boosts response rates for 2020 Census

Originally published in Second Wave on July 8, 2020.

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Flood, pandemic don't hold Midland back from being a Michigan census leader

Originally published in Midland Daily News on June 23, 2020.

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Michigan 1st in nation to hit census milestone

Originally published in Michigan Advance on June 19, 2020.

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Macomb County a national leader in census response rate

Originally published in C&G Newspapers on June 19, 2020.

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2020 Census reports Mount Pleasant and Michigan with an over 50% response rate

Originally published in The Morning Sun on June 13, 2020.

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Pressure to consolidate, threat of closure on horizon for nonprofits

Originally published in Crain's Detroit on June 7, 2020.

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Holland census response rate up nearly 3% in May

Originally published in Monroe News on June 6, 2020.

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Wave of Nonprofit Closures Likely on the Way Soon, Nonprofit Leaders Forecast

Originally published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy on June 4, 2020.

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Population decline predicted for Detroit because 2020 census field operations put on hold

Originally aired in WDIV on May 26, 2020.

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Fill out the Census. Our future depends on it. | Opinion

Originally published in The Detroit Free Press on May 15, 2020.

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