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!

Exploring community organizations' joint effort to get all Grand Rapids residents counted in 2020 census

Originally published on The Rapidian on February 20, 2020.

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2020 Census Will Be Largest Such Effort In MI History

Originally published on WKAR on February 12, 2020.

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Tom Adamich: It is vital to be counted in Census

Originally published on The Daily Telegram on February 12, 2020.

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Detroit has a lot riding on 2020 Census. Can enlisting neighbors boost count?

Originally published on Bridge Magazine on February 5, 2020.

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CFNEM announces $30K in Census grants

Originally published on The Alpena News on February 1, 2020.

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Census “Mayoral Complete Count” effort kicks off with $1,800 per person per year at stake

Originally published on East Village Magazine on January 26, 2020.

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Community Foundation of Greater Flint awards $300,000 in grants to local nonprofits

Originally published on NBC 25 News on January 16, 2020.

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Reimagining Nonprofit Leadership in Southeast Michigan: Black Women Lead (Part 1)

Originally published on Co.act Detroit on January 17, 2020.

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Northern Michigan Orgs Awarded $110K In Census Grants

Originally published on The Ticker on January 11, 2020.

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Grant money will support census outreach

Originally published on the Traverse City Record Eagle on January 10, 2020.

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

Originally published on Fox 2 on January 7, 2020.

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Donna Murray-Brown Named to Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees

LANSING, Mich. — Donna Murray-Brown, president and CEO of Michigan Nonprofit Association, was named to the Northern Michigan University (NMU) Board of Trustees.

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Counting homeless Michiganders key to federal funds

Originally published in the Traverse City Record Eagle on December 16, 2019.

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CFNEM awards first round of Census 2020 grants; still accepting applications

Originally published in the The Alpena News on November 4, 2019.

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Census 2020: Safe And Confidential

Originally published in the Comcast News Makers on October 29, 2019.

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Counting homeless Michiganders key to federal funds

Originally published in the Capital News Service on October 25, 2019.

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Berrien County group says big money at risk, counting on census help

Originally published in the South Bend Tribune on October 18, 2019.

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Inaccurate 2020 Census Count Could Cost Oklahoma Millions Of Dollars

Originally published in KGOU on October 16, 2019.

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Months Before 2020 Census Gets Underway, State Nonprofits Boost Campaigns

Originally published in Associations Now on October 9, 2019.

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Census 2020 Michigan Nonprofits Count Campaign Launches ‘Everyone Counts. Everyone Wins!’ Media Campaign

LANSING, Mich As promotional and outreach activities are ramping up across the nation ahead of the 2020 decennial census, the Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) is leading the statewide 2020 Nonprofits Count Campaign eight-week media campaign – “Everyone Counts. Everyone Wins!” – beginning September 30, 2019, and running through November 22, 2019.

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