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!

Despite pandemic chaos, Michigan has one of the highest census response rates in the country

Originally published in The Sault News on April 16, 2020.

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Boosting Ypsilanti’s census response rate focus of virtual town hall today

Originally published on MLive on April 16, 2020.

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Despite pandemic chaos, Michigan has one of the highest census response rates in the country

Originally published in Detroit Free Press on April 15, 2020.

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Group Urges People to Fill Out Census

Originally aired on WILX on April 14, 2020.

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Washtenaw County self-response rate for 2020 census tops 60%

Originally published on MLive on April 13, 2020.

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Nonprofits ramping up advocacy as sector struggles to access CARES act funding

Originally published on Crain's Detroit Business on April 13, 2020.

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Friday Coronavirus Q&A: Joyriding (don’t) and moving households during the crisis

Originally published on Bridge on April 10, 2020.

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Michigan families can get food, cash, internet during coronavirus crisis

Originally published on Bridge on April 9, 2020.

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Foundations loosen grant restrictions to give nonprofits operating funds

Originally published on Crain's Detroit Business on March 20, 2020.

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U.S. Census 2020: It’s Time to Be Counted

Originally published on The Jewish News on March 20, 2020.

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Grand Rapids to celebrate Census Day on April 1 with readjusted outreach efforts by community organizations

Originally published on The Rapidian on March 19, 2020.

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Charities cancel events over coronavirus, fear fundraising crash

Originally published on Michigan Advance on March 14, 2020.

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A ‘Complete Count’ crucial to making informed decisions for business and community leaders

Originally published on AND on March 10, 2020.

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So much is at stake as Detroit’s census approaches

Originally published on Detroit Metro Times on March 4, 2020.

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State kicks off $16 million 2020 Census awareness campaign

Originally published on The Oakland Press on February 27, 2020.

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Michigan launches outreach ahead of 2020 census

Originally published on The Holland Sentinel on February 26, 2020.

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Nonprofit Advocacy at the Capitol Highlights Census 2020 + Youth Activism

LANSING, Mich. — Nonprofit organizations from across the state will attend Legislative Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

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Answering 2020 census helps your Michigan community, officials say

Originally published on MLive on February 26, 2020.

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Michigan launches largest campaign in state history to complete 2020 census

Originally published on ABC 13 on February 26, 2020.

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Michigan launches outreach for 2020 census that starts soon

Originally published on The Associated Press on February 26, 2020.

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