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COVID-19 Resources

HR & Legal Resources

Nonprofits are facing personnel management challenges due to COVID-19.

For HR FAQs, webinars, working from home policy templates and more, use our search tool to find the assistance you need.

Work From Home Policy Template

This Employee remote work policy template is ready to be tailored to your company’s needs and should be considered a starting point for setting up your employment policies.

State of Michigan Handbook for Unemployed Workers

There are specific rules and regulations for claiming unemployment (UI) benefits. We can help you understand these requirements and help you prepare to apply.

Unemployment Benefits Fact Sheet

A factsheet on how to apply for unemployment insurance benefits can be found here.

The Opportunities & Imperatives in Defining Michigan's New Normal

In the concluding session of the virtual webinar series, the CEOs of the hosting organizations came together for reflection and closing remarks.

Nonprofit Journal Project

Nonprofit leaders across southeast Michigan will contribute their thoughts via journal entries on how COVID-19 is affecting their organization. The stories and journals will narrate through nonprofit leaders and capture the impact and vitality that these organizations bring to their communities as well as their journey with COVID-19.

High Level Areas to Consider Around HR and COVID-19

Eight Steps for Managing Through Tough Times

Dykema Covid-19 Legal Resource Center

Dykema is closely monitoring the legal ramifications of the COVID-19 crisis and evaluating the potential impact to businesses in a wide variety of industries.


Deciding to close the doors of your nonprofit organization is a difficult decision. It is a decision that will affect the lives of staff, board members, and the clients being served. Notwithstanding these many concerns, the decision to dissolve a nonprofit is also a serious business decision.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act - What Employers Need to Know

Webinar Recording

Telecommuting Policy Samples

GWA Telecommuting Policy Sample

Workable Employee Remote Work Policy

Return to Work Resources for Nonprofits

Vaccination Resources

Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People

From the CDC

Nonprofits Going Remote

Big Brothers Big Sisters

from Crain's

We're Fully Remote Nonprofit; Here's Some Advice on Working from Home

From Creative Commons

Returning to Work/Remote Work

Guidance on Returning to Work

from Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Telecommute Policy Sample

from Global Workplace Analytics

Toolkit for Businesses and Workplaces

from the CDC

Schedule a Free COVID-19 Safety Consultation


State's Return to Office Workgroup

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity

What Nonprofits Need to Know about Reasonable Accommodation of Employees with Disabilities

from BlueAvocado

Creating a More Robust Volunteer Development Program During the Covid-19 Crisis

from BlueAvocado

Employee Remote Work Policy and Agreement

Remote Workers & Telecommuting Practices for Nonprofits

Council of Nonprofits Tools & Resources

MSU Intern Partnership

We know many of our members have had their workforce impacted recently. MNA has partnered with Michigan State University to leverage students as interns helping with HR-related needs.

MSU School of Human Resources & Labor Relations

MIOSHA Emergency Rules

On May 24, 2021, Governor Whitmer announced updates to MIOSHA’s COVID-19 emergency rules, which supersede the prior version filed on October 14, 2020, and extended on April 13, 2021. The updated rules are set to remain in effect until October 14, 2021.

MIOSHA Covid-19 Emergency Rules

Michigan Community Resources

Check out Legal Alerts and other resources from Michigan Community Resources, a statewide organization focused on advancing Michigan nonprofits through pro bono and low cost legal and other professional services.

Michigan Community Resources Website

Michigan Community Resources Legal Alerts

HR Policies, Procedures & Practices for Workplace Re-Entry

This session discussed HR policies and procedures developed and implemented by nonprofit organizations that enabled the nonprofits to serve their communities while creating safe work environments.

These policies and procedures include screening staff and understanding their privacy, supporting at-risk employees and exploring the new federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

A New Way Forward: Reimagining the Nonprofit Workspace

Virtual Engagement Series Sessions 3

Americans with Disabilities Act

Employee Assistance Program

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Managing Employee Assistance Programs

HR Policies and Practices Checklist

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Press Releases

#GivingTuesday: A day for Michiganders to Support Local Nonprofits during this Giving Season

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Michigan Nonprofit Weekly Roundup, COVID-19 Resources, and Public Policy Action Alerts.

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